Update: Otakon Screening of Hoshi o Ou Kodomo Will Be Subtitled

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Makoto Shinkai's new film will be subtitled after all

Otakon has confirmed that its screening of Makoto Shinkai's Children who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below (Hoshi o Ou Kodomo) will feature English subtitles. (Previously, it had been announced that the screening would be in Japanese without subtitles.) Shinkai will appear at a Q&A session after the screening.

The film centers on Asuna, a girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her father as a memento. However, she embarks on a journey of adventure to find a mysterious boy she just met, and thus comes to know the cruelty and beauty of the world, as well as loss.

Otakon 2011 will be held July 29 – 31 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

Thanks to Samuelp on the ANN forum for the update.

Images © Makoto Shinkai/CMMMY
© Hiroya Oku/Shueisha © 2011 “GANTZ” Film Partners

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