The Girl Who Leapt Through Time to Begin Playing Theatrically in Los Angeles, New York, and Seattle with English Sub and Dub

May 2nd 2008
Bandai Entertainment, INC. | 5551 Katella Ave. | Cypress, CA 90630 | Ph: (714) 816-9761 | Fax: (714) 816-6708
May 2, 2008 (Cypress, CA) –Bandai Entertainment, INC. and Kadokawa Pictures USA announced
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time will begin its limited theatrical run in the United States in
June and August. The release will feature an English subtitled version (with original Japanese
soundtrack) and an English dubbed version, playing at different theaters nationwide.

June 13th through 19th the film will play theatrically the same week at both the ImaginAsian
Center in Los Angeles, which will feature the English subtitled version, and the ImaginAsian
Theater in New York, which will feature the English dubbed version. On August 29th through
September 4th the English subtitled version will play at Landmark Theatres' Varsity Theatre in
Seattle. Other theatrical dates will be announced soon.

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (also known as TokiKake) was directed by Mamoru Hosoda
with original character designs by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Evangelion) and features animation
from Studio MADHOUSE. A continuation of the novel The Little Girl Who Conquered Time by
Tsutsui Yasutaka, the film centers on a high school girl, Makoto, who gains the power to go
backward in time after a near-death accident at a train crossing. Since its release, the film has
received great critical accolades and international awards including the “Best Animated Film” at
the thirty-ninth Sitges International Film Festival, “Animation Grand Award” at the sixty-first
Mainichi Film Awards, “Animation of the Year” at the thirtieth Japan Academy Prize, and
received “Animation of the Year” at the Tokyo International Anime Fair.

The ImaginAsian Center Los Angeles is located at 251 South Main Street Los Angeles,
California 90012. To contact the theater please call 213-617-1033 or visit
www.iacenterla.com

The ImaginAsian Theater New York is located at 239 East 59th Street, New York, NY, 10022.
To contact the theater please call 212-371-6682 or visit www.theimaginasian.com

The Landmark Theaters Varsity in Seattle is located at 4329 University Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105. To contact the theater please call (206) 781-5755 or visit May 2, 2008 (Cypress, CA) –Bandai Entertainment, INC. and Kadokawa Pictures USA announced
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time will begin its limited theatrical run in the United States in
June and August. The release will feature an English subtitled version (with original Japanese
soundtrack) and an English dubbed version, playing at different theaters nationwide.

June 13th through 19th the film will play theatrically the same week at both the ImaginAsian
Center in Los Angeles, which will feature the English subtitled version, and the ImaginAsian
Theater in New York, which will feature the English dubbed version. On August 29th through
September 4th the English subtitled version will play at Landmark Theatres' Varsity Theatre in
Seattle. Other theatrical dates will be announced soon.

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (also known as TokiKake) was directed by Mamoru Hosoda
with original character designs by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Evangelion) and features animation
from Studio MADHOUSE. A continuation of the novel The Little Girl Who Conquered Time by
Tsutsui Yasutaka, the film centers on a high school girl, Makoto, who gains the power to go
backward in time after a near-death accident at a train crossing. Since its release, the film has
received great critical accolades and international awards including the “Best Animated Film” at
the thirty-ninth Sitges International Film Festival, “Animation Grand Award” at the sixty-first
Mainichi Film Awards, “Animation of the Year” at the thirtieth Japan Academy Prize, and
received “Animation of the Year” at the Tokyo International Anime Fair.

The ImaginAsian Center Los Angeles is located at 251 South Main Street Los Angeles,
California 90012. To contact the theater please call 213-617-1033 or visit
www.iacenterla.com

The ImaginAsian Theater New York is located at 239 East 59th Street, New York, NY, 10022.
To contact the theater please call 212-371-6682 or visit www.theimaginasian.com

The Landmark Theaters Varsity in Seattle is located at 4329 University Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98105. To contact the theater please call (206) 781-5755 or visit

http://www.landmarktheatres.com/market/Seattle/VarsityTheatre.htm

For more information on THE GIRL WHO LEAP THROUGH TIME visit:

http://timeleap.bandai-ent.com/

Or
www.bandai-ent.com
www.kadokawapicturesusa.com


About Bandai Entertainment, INC.
Bandai Entertainment, INC. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc. and the premier
distributor of Japanese animation on DVD and programming for television broadcast in North
America. Titles include The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star,
Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Gundam Seed Destiny, My Hime, and
many more.

About Kadokawa Pictures USA
Kadokawa Pictures USA (KPUSA) the Los Angeles-based arm of the Japanese Kadokawa Group
Holdings, Inc. (KGH, Inc) expands its brand of content in the growing international world of
multimedia. KPUSA, remakes films and distributes its film libraries of live-action and anime
from over 1700 film titles. KGH, Inc. includes Kadokawa Shoten Publishing, one of the largest
publishers in Japan with over 60 year history, and Kadokawa Pictures, Japan's major production
and distribution division.

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