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Metron Screening Detail Changes

posted on 2002-10-02 15:40 EDT
Over the past couple of days, there have been some changes to the ticket info for the Metreon Anime Festival. Tickets for Cowboy Bebop: The Movie are $5 and are also included in the $10 VIP pass (which allows you access to all screenings). The $5 "All Access Pass" does not include access to see Bebop.

Press Release:

The Second Annual Metreon Festival of Anime is proud to host the West Coast theatrical premiere of “Cowboy Bebop: The Movie,” based on the innovative anime series from Bandai Entertainment. Cowboy Bebop, currently an enormously popular, animated TV show, can be seen in the U.S. on Cartoon Network. The show, which fuses compelling sci-fi elements with an amazing soundtrack, has been called one of the greatest Japanese anime imports ever.

The weekend-long festival will showcase the latest from worldwide leaders in anime and manga: Sony, Bandai, ADV Films, Central Park Media, and VIZ. For information on screening times and event details, check www.metreon.com.

Tickets to Metreon Festival of Anime can be purchased by calling (415) 369-6086 in advance, or by visiting the Bandai Shop on Metreon's Second Floor.

Pricing for Metreon Festival of Anime is as follows:
MFA:02 VIP Pass ($10)
  • The West Coast Premiere Screening of “Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
  • Access to ALL Anime Screenings in Action Theatre, Saturday and Sunday, 12pm-6pm
  • Participation in Bandai Model Building Workshops
  • Entrance to exclusive Question & Answer sessions with Bandai Entertainment
  • Admission to VIZ Cosplay Party in Portal One, featuring costume contest, music and entertainment
  • 1800-point Gaming Passport to Portal One ($15 value)
  • Goodie Bag filled with freebies from ADV, Bandai, Viz and more!

    MFA:02 All Access Pass ($5)
  • Access to ALL Anime Screenings in Action Theatre, Saturday and Sunday, 12pm-6pm
  • Participation in Bandai Model Building Workshops
  • Entrance to exclusive Question & Answer sessions with Bandai Entertainment
  • Admission to VIZ Cosplay Party in Portal One, featuring costume contest, music and entertainment
  • 1300-point Gaming Passport to Portal 1 ($10 value)
  • Goodie Bag filled with freebies from ADV, Bandai, Viz and more!


  • WHEN: Anime screenings at Action Theatre - October 12-13 from 12pm - 6pm
    Cowboy Bebop: The Movie” – October 12-13, 6:30 & 8:30pm

    Metreon—A Sony Entertainment Center: Action Theatre, Second Floor
    Metreon is located at the corner of Fourth and Mission streets (101 Fourth Street) in San Francisco and is easily accessible by public transportation -- just blocks from the Powell Street BART and Muni metro stations. Public Parking is available at the Fifth & Mission Garage across the street from Metreon.

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