Los Angeles Anime Film Festival Returns in September of 2018

Three day festival features North American premiere of Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions the Movie and more

 

The Los Angeles Anime Film Festival is returning in September of 2018 for a three-day event that is jam-packed with amazing programming, including the North American premiere of Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions the Movie Take On Me as well as films by directors such as Masaaki Yuasa, Makoto Shinkai, and Isao Takahata.

 

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The Los Angeles Anime Film Festival runs from September 21 - 23, 2018, at the Regal L.A. Live venue in Los Angeles, California, USA. In addition to film screenings, the festival features a red carpet gala event for opening night as well as Q&A sessions with directors, voice actors, and film creators. The full slate of films to be screened at the Los Angeles Anime Film Festival includes:

 

  • Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions the Movie: Take on Me (Dir. Tatsuya Ishihara. Presented in English subtitled and dubbed. North American Premiere)
  • Shonen Hollywood: Holly Stage for You Complete Edition (Dir. Toshimasa Kuroyanagi. English subtitled. North American Premiere)
  • KING OF PRISM PRIDE the HERO (Dir. Masakazu Hishida. English subtitled. North American Premiere)
  • Your Name. (Dir. Makoto Shinkai. Presented in English subtitled and dubbed versions.)
  • The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl (Dir. Masaaki Yuasa. English subtitled.)
  • Lu Over the Wall (Dir. Masaaki Yuasa. English dubbed.)
  • Mind Game (2004) (Dir. Masaaki Yuasa. English subtitled.)
  • Grave of the Fireflies (1988) (Dir. Isao Takahata. English subtitled.)
  • Only Yesterday (1991) (Dir. Isao Takahata. English subtitled.)
  • Pom Poko (1994) (Dir. Isao Takahata. English subtitled.)
  • My Neighbor the Yamadas (1999) (Dir. Isao Takahata. English subtitled.)
  • The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2013) (Dir. Isao Takahata. English subtitled.)
  • Mary and the Witch’s Flower (Dir. Hiromasa Yonebayashi. English Subtitled.)

 

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Tickets to the Los Angeles Anime Film Festival will go on sale in mid-August of 2018. For more information, please check out the official Los Angeles Anime Film Festival home page.

 

Source: Official press release

 

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Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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