Mamoru Hosoda’s Summer Wars to Get Orchestrated Screening in Tokyo

Listen to the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra as you watch King Kazuma win the “war”

Summer Wars Film Concert


Summer Wars has been on an epic 10th-anniversary celebration with pop-up stores, exhibitions, and even a 4DX re-release in Japanese theaters. That all comes to a close with the final event of the celebration, which was announced on February 6, a Summer Wars Film Concert, featuring the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra.


Summer Wars Film Concert


For the first time ever, a Mamoru Hosoda film will be shown with a live orchestra. The anime film will be shown on a large screen in the Orchard Hall inside Bunkamura near Shibuya with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra reproducing the soundtrack from the film, with the composer of Summer Wars, Akihiko Matsumoto, participating in the orchestra pit.


Summer Wars Film Concert


Everyone who buys a “special benefits” ticket to the event on June 6 will get a special tote bag with an exclusive illustration and have their name featured in the end credits of the performance. A lottery will be held for advanced tickets with applications starting on February 6 and lasting until February 16.


Source: Comic Natalie


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza and posts photos of his travels on Instagram

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