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!