Crunchyroll Acquires North American Rights To Japanese Anime Film ‘Spy x Family Code: White’

Crunchyroll has acquired North American and select global theatrical rights to Spy x Family Code: White, with Crunchyroll and Sony Pictures teaming to release the first film installment of the TV series. The TV series Spy x Family originally debuted on April 9, 2022; the second season launched October 7 on Crunchyroll.

The original stand-alone story featuring Loid (secret agent name: Twilight), his deadly assassin wife Yor and their telepathic adopted daughter Anya in an all-new mission will hit North American theaters in 2024 and be available in both Japanese with English subtitles and dubbed in English.

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In addition to the North American rights, Crunchyroll also has rights for Latin America, Australia/New Zealand and select territories in Europe including Austria, Benelux, France, Germany, Italy, the Nordics, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.

The film follows Loid and Yor who keep their double lives to themselves while pretending to be the perfect family. However, their adopted daughter Anya, a telepath, knows both of their exciting secrets unbeknownst to them. While under the guise of taking his family on a winter weekend getaway, Loid’s attempt to make progress on his current mission Operation Strix proves difficult when Anya mistakenly gets involved and triggers events that threaten world peace.

The film is produced by two acclaimed anime teams: Wit Studio (Attack on Titan (Season 1-3; Vinland Saga; Ranking of Kings) and CloverWorks (The Elusive Samurai; Black Butler: Public School Arc).

Serialized in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump Plus, the manga currently has more than 31 million copies in circulation and has been nominated for both Harvey and Eisner awards. It is a New York Times Graphic Books and Manga bestseller, and all 10 volumes have hit the Circana Bookscan Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels list.

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