Animated blockbuster production team holds roadshow in Hangzhou

The production team of the animated blockbuster movie New Gods: Yang Jian meets audiences during their roadshow at a cinema in Hangzhou on Aug 22. [Photo/Zhejiang Daily]

The production team of the animated blockbuster New Gods: Yang Jian, which is playing to pack audiences at nearly 9,000 cinemas nationwide, visited Hangzhou, capital of East China’s Zhejiang province, on Aug 22 to do a roadshow.

The film, which is being shown at nearly 9,000 cinemas nationwide, is produced by Light Chaser Animation, directed by Zhao Ji and features the voices of Wang Kai, Li Lanling and Ji Guanlin.

The animated film raked in more than 100 million yuan ($14.49 million) in box office revenue within two days of its premiere on Aug 19.

An audience member asks questions during the roadshow. [Photo/Zhejiang Daily]

During the roadshow, one fan commented that it was the third time that she had watched this movie, and each time she was amazed at the story lines and visual effects.

The movie features many characters from The Legend of Deification, an ancient Chinese classic.

Light Chaser Animation set up its Hangzhou branch in Xihu district in 2021.