Scotland Loves Anime Edinburgh Line-Up Announced

Following confirmation of their Glasgow line-up last month, the Scotland Loves Anime film festival has confirmed details of their hotly anticipated Edinburgh line-up, which will take place between 15th and 21st October 2018. Starting with a daily countdown celebrating Mamoru Hosoda’s filmography, the main event kicks off from Friday night, with anime films including My Hero Academia: The Two Heroes, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas, Mirai and more!

The full line-up, is as follows:

Monday 15th – The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (17:50)
Tuesday 16th – Summer Wars (20:25)
Wednesday 17th – Wolf Children (18:00)
Thursday 18th – The Boy and the Beast (18:00)
Friday 19th – Calamity of a Zombie Girl (14:30), BLAME (17:30), I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (20:15)
Saturday 20th – Penguin Highway (13:00), Mirai (15:40), My Hero Academia: The Two Heroes (18:00), Cyber City Oedo 808 (20:30)
Sunday 21st – Fate/stay night Heavens Feel 1 (13:30), Haikara-san: Here Comes Miss Modern – Film 1 (16:10), Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Film 1: December Sky (18:30), Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (20:30)
Monday 22nd – Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (English dub premiere, 17:45).
Tuesday 23rd – Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Film 2: Bandit Flower (20:30)

The screening of BLAME will be prefaced with an introduction by Jonathan Clements and followed by a Q&A session with Polygon Pictures producer Jack Liang, who will talk about their history in 3DCG production and Netflix’s growing influence on the anime industry.

With the exception of Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, all titles will be in Japanese with English subtitles.
Tickets can be purchased from the Edinburgh Film House website, with normal adult rates being £10.00, with the option of increasing discounts if you book multiple films!

Josh A. Stevens

Reviewing anime by moonlight, working in film by daylight, never running out of things to write, he is the one named Josh A. Stevens.

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