International creative company Rydgen Inc., in partnership with film distribution company Azoland Pictures, has announced plans for its first annual Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF) on September 15, 2017. This three-day festival (September 15-17) promises to showcase over 20 new and classic anime features.
The initial list of titles includes Kiki’s Delivery Service from Studio Ghibli, Miss Hokusai, a story about the daughter of Japanese Ukiyo-e artist Hokusai and the ordinary lives of people in the Edo era, 009 RE:CYBORG, the modern version of Shotaro Ishinomori’s Cyborg 009 in 3D, and Innocence, a sequel to Ghost in the Shell on 35mm print.
Organizers are also promising:
The festival will feature a full list of events in addition to the film screenings including an opening night red carpet gala and Q&A sessions with directors, voice actors, and film creators to further excite festival-goers. All screenings will be held in a cinema featuring state-of-the-art equipment, high quality images, and high performance sound to deliver anime films in their full splendor to awaiting fans.
Festival Name: Los Angeles Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF)
Date: September 15-17, 2017 (Duration 3 days)
Organizers: Rydgen Inc. and Azoland Pictures
Social Media: www.facebook.com/LAAnimeFF