Warner Bros Japan will release the Mortal Kombat film in Japan on June 18, 2021. The film will seem in Japan regardless of not one of the current video games releasing in the nation. Even Warner Bros acknowledged that truth in its Japanese press launch. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]

Only a couple of Mortal Kombat video games have been formally launched in Japan to this point, with the final console title being Mortal Kombat Trilogy for the primary PlayStation. This is as a result of excessively gory Fatality scenes all through the collection, which might not be accepted by Japan’s recreation ranking board CERO. It’s additionally a part of the explanation why the Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate match in EVO Online 2021 will solely happen in North America, Latin America, and Europe with out together with Asia. While not talked about in the press launch, Warner Bros did launch the Mortal Kombat mobile game in Japan as effectively.

A significant component in the choice to carry the Mortal Kombat film to Japan is that two of the important thing characters are carried out by Japanese actors. They are Tadanobu Asano as Raiden and Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion. Japan’s film regulator Eirin has cleared this film to seem on IMAX, 4DX, and MX4D theaters with an R15+ ranking.

The Mortal Kombat film will launch in Western theaters and HBO Max on April 16, 2021. It will then make its technique to Japanese theaters on June 18, 2021. The newest title in the combating recreation collection, Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate, is instantly accessible in the West on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, and PC, with cross-play help on the primary 4 platforms.