Hit Anime Series RWBY Returns to the Big Screen for Debut of Volume 6
Fathom Events and Rooster Teeth Present the One-Night Cinema Event “RWBY Volume 6 Premiere”
This fall, RWBY fans will have the exclusive opportunity to be the first to see the newest episode of Volume 6 during the “RWBY Volume 6 Premiere” one-night event. This exclusive cinema event will feature the premiere of the first episode from “RWBY Volume 6” along with several chapters of Volume 5 to catch fans up on all the western-style anime action from the creators of RWBY.
Tickets for “RWBY Volume 6 Premiere” can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices beginning on August 17.
Fathom Events and Rooster Teeth present “RWBY Volume 6 Premiere” in approximately 400 select movie theaters on Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. local time, through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“We’re thrilled to partner with Fathom again for the premiere of RWBY Volume 6,” said Gray G. Haddock, head of animation at Rooster Teeth. “Events like this premiere allow the RWBY community to celebrate the launch of a new volume together, and that’s really special.”
RWBY, created by the late Monty Oum for Rooster Teeth, is set in Remnant, a future-fantasy world filled with monsters bent on destroying humanity. Fortunately, the kingdoms of Remnant have risen to combat these forces by training powerful Huntsmen and Huntresses at academies around the planet. Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long are four such Huntresses.
The first episode of RWBY was released on Rooster Teeth’s website in July of 2013, and since become a viral hit. Volume 2 was released in July 2014, Volume 3 in October of 2015, and Volume 4 in October 2016. Volume 5 Chapter 1 debuted in 2017 at cinemas nationwide, presented by Fathom Events and Rooster Teeth.
“Fathom is proud to bring this popular anime series back to theaters nationwide,” Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said. “Fans don’t want to miss this opportunity to view Volume 6 Chapter 1 alongside other passionate fans.”
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with theater locations in all top 100 DMAs® (Designated Market Areas) and ranks as one of the largest overall theater content distributors. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom Events offers a variety of unique entertainment events in movie theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top Broadway stage productions, major sporting events, epic concerts, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events and popular anime franchises. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live Digital Broadcast Network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 941 locations and 1,496 screens in 181 DMAs. The company also provides corporations a compelling national footprint for hosting employee meetings, customer rewards events and new product launches. For more information, visit www.FathomEvents.com.
About Rooster Teeth
Rooster Teeth is a pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 3 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a Warner Media company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.