Makoto Shinkai's The Place Promised in Our Early Days will see its US premiere at the Tribeca Grand Hotel Screening Room as part of New York - Tokyo's Monthly Directors Series. The screening will be on Tuesday May 10th at 8pm and is open to the public, however seats are very limited so attendees must RSVP. Details available here, rsvp by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
The story underneath is a universal one, powerful and expertly told. Viewers should be prepared for a devastating experience with a lot of challenging concepts that pile on hard and fast as the finale approaches.
Tech-based magical girls battle aliens in a heavily-derivative, otaku-pandering series that is definitely not aimed at little girls. It avoids mediocrity due an outstanding musical score and never forgetting that it is supposed to be fun.
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