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Rintaro in Chicago

posted on 2004-01-26 19:39 EST
Famous director to speak at Japan Information Center

Rintaro, one of anime's most esteemed directors, will be in Chicago to speak at the Japan Information Center on Wednesday, February 4th. The free lecture will take place at the JIC auditorium on the 10th floor of the Olympia Center building at 737 N. Michigan Ave at 6pm. There will be a reception following the lecture where attendees will be able to speak with Rintaro.

Rintaro will be speaking on the emergence of anime in Japan and its implications for Japanese and Western society. Among his social critique, Rintaro will provide insights into the present state of Japanese animation, including first-hand accounts of the personalities who have shaped—and continue to shape—the anime world.

For more information, contact the JIC at 312-280-0430.

This article has a follow-up: Rintaro also in DC (2004-02-01 18:46)

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