Film Line-Up at Manchester's Doki Doki Festival, November 13

posted on by Andrew Osmond
Redline, Summer Wars and live-action Kamikaze Girls among screenings.

The upcoming Doki Doki festival, which will take place in Manchester on November 13, has announced its line-up of screenings on its facebook page. The screenings are:

11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. TBA

1:00 p.m. - 2:49 p.m. Summer Wars

3:00 p.m. - 4:43 p.m. Kamikaze Girls (live-action manga adaptation)

5:00 p.m. - 6:40 p.m. Redline

The screenings will take place during Doki Doki's daytime events, which run from 9 a.m. –7 p.m. at the Sugden Sports Centre in Grovesnor Street (scroll down for map). In addition, there will be video game tournaments at Kyoto Lounge, also in Grovesnor Street.

Other Doki Doki events include talks on manga, anime and cosplay, including a talk by Viz Media; a Lolita fashion show at 2.30 p.m.; and a cosplay competion at 5 p.m. (registrations on the day).

There is no age limit for the daytime events, but anyone under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian – the child will get in free. Early bird tickets, allowing entry at 9am and a goodie bag, are £15; normal tickets bought on the day are £14 (entry after 10am); and normal tickets bought in advance are £10. There are also a limited number of £30 family tickets, admitting two adults and two children aged between 12 and 16.

There is also an evening cosplay party, restricted to over-18s, taking place at the Zoo nightclub in the same road. Tickets cost £2 or £4 (see here) and cannot be bought in advance. The party is organised in conjuction with the Manchester University Japanimation Society (MUJS)

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