Anime Screenings at Japan Foundation in August
posted on by Andrew Osmond
Saturday August 9, 6.30 p.m: Barefoot Gen, directed by Mori Masaki, based on Keiji Nakazawa's classic manga about the A-bombing of Hiroshima. The screening is followed by a talk with Nick Walker.
Friday August 15, 2 p.m: Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi o Yobu Appare! Sengoku Daikassen (Crayon Shin-chan: The Battle of the Warring States, 2002), pictured right, directed by Keiichi Hara.
Friday August 22, 2 p.m: Chibi Maruko-chan: Watashi no Suki na Uta, directed by Tsutomu Shibayama, about a nine-year old schoolgirl. This screening is introduced by Helen McCarthy.
According to the Japan Foundation site, "These screenings are free to attend but booking is essential. To reserve a place, please email your name and the screening you would like to attend to [email protected] Places are very limited (limited to 80 people per screening) – so book now to avoid disappointment. Please note that it is only possible to book a maximum of four screenings per attendee. Any additional bookings will be placed on a reserve list. When booking for more than two screenings, please advise which screening you would like to prioritise."
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