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Anime Studio Bones Marks 20th Anniversary With Exhibition in Tokyo

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

Anime studio Bones will mark its 20th anniversary on October 28, and it revealed the details of its celebratory exhibition on Wednesday. The first part of the exhibition will be held at Tokyo Anime Center in DNP Plaza from October 26 to November 12, and the second part will be held from November 14-25.

"Bones 20th Anniversary Art Exhibition" will display materials related to the studio's 21 anime works, and the items on display will be different between the two-week parts. The first part will showcase Clockwork Fighters Hiwou's War, RahXephon, Wolf's Rain, Fullmetal Alchemist, Eureka Seven, Jyu-Oh-Sei, Ghost Slayers Ayashi, Darker than Black, Sword of the Stranger, Soul Eater, and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. The second part will focus on Heroman, Star Driver, Noragami, Space Dandy, Show By Rock!!, Blood Blockade Battlefront, Mob Psycho 100, Bungo Stray Dogs, My Hero Academia, and Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan.

Items on display will include posters, design materials, keyframes, and scene cuts, as well as illustrations specially drawn for the exhibit. Opening videos will screen on a giant screen. Bones co-founder Hiroshi Osaka, who passed away in 2007, will have a special display corner.

Exclusive merchandise will be available for purchase. Creators that have contributed to the studio's works will have talk shows and signing events at the exhibition. Bones representative director and co-founder Masahiko Minami and director and co-founder Toshihiro Kawamoto will have a talk show on October 27, and they will also participate in live drawing.

In addition, the exhibition will have a special display at the "Kitakyushu Pop Culture Festival 2018 with Aruaru City" event, which will be held at West Japan General Exhibition Center Annex in Fukuoka on November 10-11. The items on display will differ from the main exhibition in Tokyo.

Sources: Tokyo Anime Center in DNP Plaza's website, Comic Natalie

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