Soul Eater
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Directed by Atsushi Ōkubo
Produced by Chris Jones
Written by Seth Green

Ian Maxtone-Graham

Studio Paramount Animation
Geo Animation Studios
Geo Animation Japan
Lix FX
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s) December 22, 2017
Country United States
Language English

Soul Eater is a upcoming 2017 Japanese-American computer-animated film produced by Geo Animation Studios and based on the Japanese manga of the same name. Atsushi Ōkubo, who written and illustrated Soul Eater, will be as a director. The title for the film was confirmed by Paramount Pictures on November 15, 2012, with a scheduled release date of December 22, 2017.


On September 27, 2012, It was reported that Paramount Pictures, Geo Animation Studios and Funimation are developing a 3D computer-animated film that was originally going to be a spin-off to Soul Eater anime series under the working title Death the Kid, but it failed. Jake Sharratt was set to direct the film, then Tim Burton. On November 15, 2012, Paramount announced a new title for the film, Soul Eater. In June 19, 2013, Geo Animation Studios announced a release date for the film on February 3, 2017, with Atsushi Ōkubo, who written and illustrated Soul Eater, directing. In December 31, 2013, it was announced that the film would be pushed back to a December 22, 2017 release. The Sneetches was moved to the February 3, 2017 slot in order to allow more time for production of the film.