Theaters showing the film are giving viewers a free booklet while supplies last. The booklet contains the rough storyboards for the film that original manga creator Hiro Mashima drew. Starting in the movie's second week in Japan on May 13, each filmgoer will receive one of three randomly distributed character bromide photos of Natsu, Lucy, or Sonya, complete with a reproduced signature of the respective character's voice cast member.
The film's cast includes:
- Tetsuya Kakihara as Natsu Dragneel
- Aya Hirano as Lucy Heartfilia
- Rie Kugimiya as Happy
- Yūichi Nakamura as Gray Fullbuster
- Sayaka Ohara as Erza Scarlet
- Satomi Satou as Wendy
- Yui Horie as Charles
- Makoto Furukawa as King Animus, the king of Stella Kingdom
- Aoi Yūki as Sonya, an aide to King Animus
- Jiro Saito as Zash Caine, the minister of state of Stella Kingdom
The film will also open in at least 16 countries besides Japan in May, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, nine countries in Central America and South America, Thailand, and France.