Scotland Loves Anime Glasgow Line-Up Confirmed
posted on by Andrew Osmond
Tickets for the Glasgow leg of the 2015 Scotland Loves Anime festival are now available online. The venue is the Glasgow Film Theatre. Additionally a Glasgow guest is confirmed - Keiichi Hara, director of Miss Hokusai, one of the films represented. (Keiichi Hara previously directed the film Colorful.)
In addition, the line-up in Edinburgh is also confirmed, with tickets to go on sale in early September. See the bottom of this story for a list of films being shown in Edinburgh.
Two of the films are being screened by Scotland Loves Anime very shortly after they will open in Japanese cinemas. Attack on Titan: End of the World (live-action), an exclusive Glasgow screening, will open in Japan in September. The Empire of Corpses, screening at both Glasgow and Edinburgh, opens in Japan in October.
The full Glasgow line-up is as follows:
Monday October 5 6 p.m. - A 'special screening' only available to holders of the Scotland Loves Anime pass.
Friday October 9
11 p.m. - Attack on Titan (live-action movie), pictured right. This is the first half of the live-action version of the bestselling manga, directed by Shinji Higuchi.
Saturday October 10
2.30 p.m. - Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'
5 p.m. - Miss Hokusai (historical drama about the daughter of the painter Hokusai), pictured left. The film will be introduced by the director, Keiichi Hara, who will return after the film for a live Q&A.
8.15 p.m. - Boruto -Naruto the Movie-
Sunday October 11
1.30 p.m - The Case of Hana & Alice; this is a rotoscoped film by director Shunji Iwai, and a prequel to his 2004 live-action film Hana and Alice, which featured the same characters.
4.15 p.m. - The Empire of Corpses, pictured right. A 19th-century adventure film featuring a heroic Doctor Watson.
7.45 p.m. - Attack on Titan: End of the World. This is the second half of the live-action version of the bestselling manga, directed by Shinji Higuchi. It is screening exclusively at Glasgow and will not be shown at Edinburgh.
The films being screened in Edinburgh (between October 12 and 18) will be: the first Attack on Titan live-action film, Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F', - Boruto -Naruto the Movie-, The Case of Hana & Alice, The Last: Naruto The Movie, Miss Hokusai, The Empire of Corpses, Expelled from Paradise, Love Live! The School Idol Movie, Ghost in the Shell: New Movie and Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie Part 3: Rebellion.
The Edinburgh screenings will also include the two cinema compilations of the anime Attack on Titan, not to be confused with the live-action film. The compilation titles are Attack on Titan: Crimson Arrows and Attack on Titan: The Wings of Freedom.
The Edinburgh events will also include an 'Education Day' on October 17, with Studio Bones president Masahiko Minami giving a keynote speech at the Edinburgh College of Art (10.30 a.m.), details here.