Anime Guests at London's Hyper Japan
posted on by Andrew Osmond
The following anime-related guests will appear at the Hyper Japan festival, which runs this coming Friday to Sunday at the 02 Centre.
The guest include:
- Kobun Shizuno, director of Knights of Sidonia; also co-director on Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone and Elfen Lied.
- Hirokatsu Kihara, who has production credits on Kiki's Delivery Service and My Neighbor Totoro.
- Michihiko Suwa, Chief Producer at the animation department of Yomiuri TV, who has production credits on many incarnations of Detective Conan, City Hunter, Inu-Yasha and Yawara!
- Musician Eir Aoi (Fate/Zero, The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Sword Art Online), pictured
- Musician Kaoru Wada
Friday July 10
Anime screenings at 1 p.m., 2.15 p.m. and 3.30 p.m., all TBC;
Eir Aoi performance at 1.45 p.m.
Japan Anima(tor's) screening at 4.15 p.m.;
anime screenings at 5p.m. and 5.45 p.m., TBC
Japan Anima(tor's) screening at 6.30 p.m.;
anime screening at 7.15 p.m.
Saturday July 11 Session 1
9.30 a.m. - anime screening TBC
10.30 a.m. - Talk on Knights of Sidonia by Kobun Shizuno
11.15 a.m. - Michihiko Suwa in a panel on 'Talking on Anime' with Tetsuya Watanabe
followed by Hirokatsu Kihara on 'Japanese Ghosts';
and Kaoru Wada and sound designer Keiichi Ito on 'Making Music for Anime and Kaiju'
1.30 p.m. - anime screening TBC
1.45 p.m. - Eir Aoi performance
Saturday July 11 Session 2
5 p.m. - Japan Anima(tor's) screening;
5.45 p.m. - anime screening TBC
6.30 p.m. - Knights of Sidonia screening
8 p.m. - Anime screening TBC
Sunday July 12
9.45 and 10.30 p.m. - anime screening TBC
11.15 p.m. - Japan Anima(tor's) screening;
12 noon - Kobun Shizuno panel on 'Animating the World'
12.45 p.m. - Screening of Black Jack
2.15 pm. - anime screening
4.15 p.m. and 5 p.m. - anime screenings