2022 Anime / Japanese Films Coming to U.S. Theaters & Online

Here are the upcoming 2022 Anime movies / Japanese films coming to the United States theaters & legally streaming online for a limited time! As new films are announced, we will be updating this list, so be sure to check back periodically! The links listed may be affiliate links, so their URLs may look a little weird.

Stay updated by following us on Twitter! We tweet out to our followers when we update our resource lists each month!

Last Updated: Monday, November 28th, 2022

 


Please get vaccinated & boosted (opens in new window) & follow the CDC guidelines (opens in new window) so you may have the safest experience possible for yourself and those around you.


 

If you appreciate this resource, please consider becoming a Patreon or making a donation to our Ko-Fi or PayPal so we can keep updating this list!

 

Current & Upcoming Films

Previous Films

  • Funimation

    Sing A Bit Of Harmony

    January 23rd (Subbed) & January 25th, 2022 (Dubbed)Find Theater Near You
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata

    Grave of the Fireflies

    February 3rd, 2022 (7:30PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
    Grave of the Fireflies
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata

    The Great Adventures of Horus, Prince of the Sun

    February 4th, 2022 (7:30PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata

    Only Yesterday

    February 5th, 2022 (7:30PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata

    Gauche the Cellist (Short)

    February 6th, 2022 (2PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata

    Panda! Go Panda! (Short)

    February 6th, 2022 (2PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata US

    Panda! Go Panda! The Rainy Day Circus (Short)

    February 6th, 2022 (2PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata

    The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

    February 6th, 2022 (7:30PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
    The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata

    Pom Poko

    February 10th, 2022 (7:30PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata

    The Story of Yanagawa Waterway

    February 12th, 2022 (2PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
  • Academy Museum - Everyday Life: The Films of Isao Takahata

    My Neighbors the Yamadas

    February 12th, 2022 (7:30PM PT - Ted Mann Theater - Los Angeles, CA)Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Belle

    January 14, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Awake

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
    Awake Film Poster
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Aristocrats

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Bread of Happiness

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Happy Flight

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Her Love Boils Bathwater

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
    Her Love Boils Bathwater
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    It’s a Summer Film

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
    It's a Summer Film
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Ito

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Masked Ward

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
    Masked Ward
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Mio’s Cookbook

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
    Mio's Cookbook
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022 (Online & Free)

    OZLAND

    February 14 - 27, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Patema Inverted

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    RASHOMON

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    ReLIFE

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
    ReLIFE
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    SUMODO~The Successors of Samurai~

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
    SUMODO~The Successors of Samurai~
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    The Chef of South Polar

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
    The Chef of South Polar
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    The Floating Castle

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    The God of Ramen

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Time of EVE the Movie

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Under the Open Sky

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Japanese Film Festival Online 2022

    Until the Break of Dawn

    February 14 - 27, 2022 (Online & Free)Find Theater Near You
  • Crunchyroll

    Jujutsu Kaisen 0

    Starting March 18th, 2022 (subbed & dubbed)Find Theater Near You
    Jujutsu Kaisen 0
  • JICC - The Legacy of Satoshi Kon

    Millennium Actress

    March 26th, 2022 - April 10th, 2022 (FREE & Online)Find Theater Near You
    Millennium Actress Movie Poster
  • JICC - The Legacy of Satoshi Kon

    Tokyo Godfathers

    March 26th, 2022 - April 10th, 2022 (FREE & Online)Find Theater Near You
  • JICC - The Legacy of Satoshi Kon

    Perfect Blue

    March 26th, 2022 - April 10th, 2022 (FREE & Online)Find Theater Near You
  • JICC - The Legacy of Satoshi Kon

    Paprika

    March 26th, 2022 - April 10th, 2022 (FREE & Online)Find Theater Near You
    Paprika Movie Poster
  • JICC - The Legacy of Satoshi Kon

    Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist

    March 26th, 2022 - April 10th, 2022 (FREE & Online)Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Princess Mononoke (25th Anniversary)

    April 3rd, April 4th, & April 6th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Yen Press & NYC Japan Society

    Ghost in the Shell

    April 15, 2022 at 7 pm EST (NYC Japan Society)Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Pompo the Cinephile

    April 29th, 2022 & April 27-28 (special fan preview screening)Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Panda! Go, Panda! & Panda! Go, Panda!: Rainy Day Circus

    May 6th, 2022 (IFC Center in New York) & May 13th, 2022 (Laemmle Theatres in Los Angeles)Find Theater Near You
  • Eleven Arts

    Ryoma! The Prince of Tennis

    May 12th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Ponyo

    May 15th, May 16th, and May 18th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Yen Press & NYC Japan Society

    The Animatrix

    May 27, 2022 at 7 pm (NYC Japan Society)Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Goodbye, Don Glees

    June 2nd, 2022 (Double Feature with Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko)Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko

    June 2nd, 2022 & June 3rd, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Deiji Meets Girl

    June 2nd, 2022 & June 3rd, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Eleven Arts

    Gintama: The Very Final

    A-Kon (June 3-5th)Find Theater Near You
  • Eleven Arts

    Shirobako the Movie

    A-Kon (June 3-5th)Find Theater Near You
  • Eleven Arts

    RYOMA! THE PRINCE OF TENNIS

    A-Kon (June 3-5th)Find Theater Near You
  • Sentai Filmworks

    REVUE STARLIGHT: THE MOVIE

    June 5th & June 6th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Creative Sphere, Fathom Events, Big West

    Macross Frontier: The False Songstress

    June 16th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Creative Sphere, Fathom Events, Big West

    Macross Frontier: The Wings of Farewell

    June 30th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Yen Press & NYC Japan Society

    The Night is Short, Walk on Girl

    June 17 at 7 pm EST (NYC Japan Society)Find Theater Near You
  • Crunchyroll

    Fruits Basket -PRELUDE-

    June 25th, 2022 (Dubbed), June 28th, 2022 (Subbed), June 29th, 2022 (Dubbed)Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    The Cat Returns

    June 26th & June 27th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Summer Ghost

    July 3rd, 2022 (Anime Expo)Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Deer King

    July 13th, 2022 (Subbed) & July 14th, 2022 (Dubbed)Find Theater Near You
  • Yen Press

    Princess Mononoke (25th Anniversary—35mm Presentation.)

    July 22, 2002 at 7pm EST (NYC Japan Society)Find Theater Near You
    Princess Mononoke
  • TOEI

    One Piece Film: Gold

    July 24th & July 26th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Kiki’s Delivery Service

    July 31st, August 1st & August 2nd, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Inu-Oh

    Opens August 12th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Sentai Filmworks

    Teasing Master Takagi-san: The Movie

    August 14th - August 15, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Crunchyroll

    DRAGON BALL SUPER: SUPER HERO

    August 19th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Fathom Events

    Bleach The Movie: Hell Verse (Anniversary Edition)

    August 25th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Only Yesterday

    August 28th & August 29th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • AX Cinema Nights

    The House of the Lost on the Cape

    September 7, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Netflix

    Drifting Home

    September 9th, 2022 / Streaming on Netflix: starting Sept 16th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Goodbye, Don Glees

    September 14th (subbed), September 18th (dubbed) & September 20th, 2022 (subbed)Find Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Howl’s Moving Castle

    September 25th, 26th, & 28th, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Sunrise & Crunchyroll

    Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island

    September 27 & 28 (sub & dub)Find Theater Near You
  • AX Cinema Nights

    A Silent Voice (5th Year Anniversary)

    October 12, 2022Find Theater Near You
    A Silent Voice Movie Poster
  • Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan

    Masquerade Night

    October 28th, 2022 (online) / Pre-order starts Oct 16 at 11am ETFind Theater Near You
  • GKIDS

    Spirited Away

    October 30th, November 1st & 2nd, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Toho / Fathom Events

    Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (Godzilla Day)

    November 3rd, 2022Find Theater Near You
  • Crunchyroll

    One Piece Film: Red

    Beginning November 4th, 2022Find Theater Near You

Big thank you to our supporters

From their continous support, we are able to pay our team for their time and hard work on the site.

We have a Thank-You page dedicated to those who help us continue the work that we’ve been doing.

See our thank you page

About the Author

Katy Castillo

Owner & Editor-in-Chief of Yatta-Tachi! Hispanic. Puro 956. Queer AF. Femme. She/Her. You can find me discussing anime/manga, yelling about the importance of accessibility / inclusiveness / diversity, UX/Visual Design, and stress baking/cooking on Twitter and Instagram.

Read more from this author

Join our Patreon

With your support, you help keep the lights on & give back to our team!

Check out our Patreon!