Scotland Loves Anime 2018 Glasgow Line-up Announced

Loves Animation have announced their line-up of anime coming to Scotland Loves Anime for the year of 2018 in the Glasgow territory. As of 31st August all of the titles for Glasgow have been announced, with the Edinburgh line-up to be revealed later on.

Scotland Loves Anime for Glasgow is shown between Friday 12th October to Sunday 14th October at the Glasgow Film Theatre. There is a season pass available for £64 Full Price / £48 Concession / £36 15-25 Card and you will need to be 18 years or over in order to attend.

Here are the list of titles so far announced for the Glasgow Film Theatre between Friday 12th to Sunday 14th October 2018.

B: The Beginning (+ Q&A with Director)

Date: Saturday 13th October
Time: 17:10 [5:10pm]
Director: Kazuto Nakazawa
Year of Release: 2018

The Royal City of Cremona’s beautiful archipelago is darkened by the shadow of a brutal serial killer, known only as ‘Killer B’ due to the distinctive calling card he leaves at the scene of his crimes. With the royal police force struggling to hunt down Killer B, they turn to the enigmatic and eccentric detective Keith Flick to unlock the secrets of this case. However, the returning detective arrives with no shortage of baggage of his own, and the truth behind the murders drags him and his colleagues into a dangerous, conspiratorial world that is stranger than any of them could have imagined.

This is a rare case for SLA as this is actually a TV series. SLA will be screening the opening episodes plus a special Q&A session with director Kazuto Nakazawa. This event is confirmed to be exclusive to Glasgow’s line-up.

Cyber City Oedo 808

Date: Friday 12th October
Time: 23:00 [11:00pm]
Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Year of Release: 1990

In the futuristic Japanese city of Oedo, the police have turned to an unlikely source to combat the alarming rise in computerised crime – violent criminals. Sengoku, Gogol and Benten are promised a reduction of their centuries-long prison sentences for each case they close. If they fail, then only death awaits them thanks to the exploding collars placed around their necks. This dark, stylish cult classic from Yoshiaki Kawajiri returns to the UK at long last!

Fate/Stay Night [Heaven’s Feel] 1.presage flower

Date: Sunday 14th October
Time: 15:20 [3:20pm]
Director: Tomonori Sudou
Year of Release: 2017

10 years after the Holy Grail War – a battle waged by Masters and Servants over the wish-granting container, the Holy Grail – another war breaks out in Fuyuki City. Shirou Emiya – the adopted son of Kiritsugu Emiya, a participant of the previous Holy Grail War – resolves to fight, carrying out Kiritsugu’s dying wish. Witness a spectacular new path for the hugely popular Fate/stay night universe in this first instalment of animation studio Ufotable’s film trilogy.

I Want To Eat Your Pancreas

Date: Sunday 14th October
Time: 20:20 [8:20pm]
Director: Shinichirô Ushijima
Year of Release: 2018

This deeply moving story is told from the perspective of a high school boy who finds the diary of his classmate, and discovers that she is dying. Sakura Yamauchi has been silently suffering from a pancreatic disease in school, and now exactly one person outside her family knows. He swears to her that he won’t tell anyone, and the shared secret brings them closer together. The two have very little in common, but they find themselves drawn to each other in Sakura’s final months to live.


Date: Sunday 14th October
Time: 18:00 [6:00pm]
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Year of Release: 2018

The birth of a sibling is a joyous time for many, but not for 4-year-old Kun. He struggles to cope with the arrival of baby sister Mirai, seeing her as competition for his parents’ love. That is, until things turn magical. A gateway in the garden allows Kun to time travel and meet family past, present and future. This journey through time and space allows Kun to confront his uncertain feelings, and prepares him to become the big brother he was meant to be.

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky

Date: Friday 12th October
Time: 21:00 [9:00pm]
Director: Kuo Matsuo
Year of Release: 2016

It is Universal Century 0079, at the end of the One Year War between the Earth Federation and the Principality of Zeon. The Moore Brotherhood, an Earth Federation Forces unit made up of surviving citizens from Moore, set out to exterminate the Zeon forces in the Thunderbolt Sector in order to reclaim their homeland.

Io Fleming is part of the Moore Brotherhood but hates being tied down by his homeland and family history. Daryl Lorenz, having lost his legs in earlier battles, is now an ace sniper. When they confront each other on the battlefield, they will reach a mutual realization: these two are destined to kill each other.

My Hero Academia the Movie: The Two Heroes

Date: Saturday 13th October
Time: 14:30 [2:30pm]
Director: Kenji Nagasaki
Year of Release: 2018

Based on the manga by Kôhei Horikoshi, about a world where people with superpowers (known as Quirks) are the norm. U.A. High students are getting ready for the summer training camp, when Deku and All Might receive an invitation to go overseas to a giant artificial moving city called I-Island. This island gathers the knowledge of scientists from around the world, and is holding an exhibition called I-Expo, showcasing the results of Quirk and hero research. In the midst of all this, Deku meets a Quirkless girl named Melissa and remembers his own Quirkless past. Out of the blue, the impregnable security system the island boasts is hacked by villains, and all the people on the island are taken as hostages. The man who holds the key to it all is the number one hero and Symbol of Peace, All Might.

Penguin Highway

Date: Saturday 13th October
Time: 20:10 [8:10pm]
Director: Hiroyasu Ishida
Year of Release: 2018

Aoyama is a serious 10-year-old boy who records all of his day-to-day experiences in his notebook. One day in May, penguins inexplicably appear in his home town, a long way from the sea. When Aoyama sees ‘Big Sis’ – a young woman who works at a dentist’s office – drop a soft drink can which inexplicably turns into a penguin, he decides to investigate and solve the mystery behind these strange events.

Together with his classmates, Aoyama happens upon a strange phenomenon which is surely the key to these goings-on. Will their investigation bear fruit, and just how is ‘Big Sis’ linked to these occurrences?

That’s all of the Glasgow titles confirmed. Stay tuned for the Edinburgh line-up coming soon!


Known simply as 'Grav' by the anime community, his interests are flexible as he is generally not that bothered by what he watches, whether it's a top-tier series or an enjoyable isekai harem trash type. Either way, he does his best to bring folks the latest news on AUKN and also any other information and unboxing hauls over on his Normanic Vault blog.

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