Introducing "Uniqlo Presents: We Love Anime"

GLASGOW (February 14th, 2011) - We are pleased to announce “Uniqlo presents: We Love Anime”, bringing some of the hottest Japanese animated films, coming to DVD later this year, to theatrical screenings across the UK.

The line-up includes exclusive previews of some of the hottest new anime films to be released in the UK this year including Laputa Castle in the Sky, Redline, Summer Wars, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, King of Thorn, Eureka Seven – Good Night, Sleep Tight, Young Lovers and more. We Love Anime will be visiting more than 7 venues across the British Isles and Ireland from March 26th to July 4th. This is thanks to the combined effort of Manga Entertainment, Kazé and Optimum Releasing – who have come together in order to meet the huge demand for theatrical screenings across the UK and Ireland.

Coming to Dublin, Edinburgh, Dumfries, Newcastle, Birmingham, Leeds and London in association with a range of venues and festivals:

Edinburgh: Filmhouse (March 26th-27th)
Birmingham: Appearing at The Electric Cinema as part of Flatpack Film Festival (March 26th)
Leeds: Appearing at The Hyde Park Cinema as part of Leeds Young People's Film Festival (April 2nd)
Bexley: Appearing as part of BAM 2011
Dublin: Appearing at Cineworld as a part of Cinemagic (May 13th-15th)
Dumfries: Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre (June)
Newcastle: Tyneside Cinema (Date TBC)
London: The Barbican (July)

Tickets will be on sale via the participating venue's websites in due course and updates to the schedule will be posted directly on this site.

Thanks to our sponsors UNIQLO and Manga Entertainment, we're also proud to announce goodie bags for early bird customers to people who buy tickets to all the films screening in your chosen cinema! But book early as this offer is limited and only while stocks last! These Uniqlo branded goodie bags will contain a plethora of awesomeness including a free Uniqlo Naruto t-shirt, a new anime DVD from one of our sponsors, limited edition art postcard and poster from one of the films!

Check back on our website or twitter feed for updates on new venues and when ticket sales open for each set of screenings!

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