Shinichiro Watanabe at Edinburgh

The UK anime community heard some great news when it was revealed that Shinichiro Watanabe will be attending the London MCM Expo (May 24th-26th) but it seems that Watanabe-san will be spending some time in the north of the UK as well since he is going to be making an appearance all the way in Edinburgh.

Scotland Loves Animation (SLA) has confirmed on its websites that Shinichiro Watanabe, director of Cowboy Bebop and Kids on the Slope, will visit Edinburgh on Tuesday, May 28th for a Q&A.

According to the SLA website, the event takes place at the Scotsman Screening Room (inside the Scotsman Hotel and just out from Waverley station).

The address is: Scotsman Hotel, 20 North Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1TR

19:00 – Doors open
19:10 – Introduction from Shinichiro Watanabe
19:15 – Screening of two [episodes] from Cowboy Bebop – picked by the director himself!
20:05 – Q+A session
20:40 – Signing session, 1 item per person.

£5.99: Entry to the event plus an exclusive A4 print – only available at this screening. These go on sale on Tuesday the 7th of May.

£19.99: Entry to the event + 2 x A4 prints AND a copy of Cowboy Bebop Collector’s Blu-Ray – Part 1 when it’s released at the end of July courtesy of Anime Limited and on sale now!




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