Metro Anime: The New York City anime club



This event was a success. There were 33 attendees by our count.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Free 25th anniversary screening of
Akira (Japan, 1988, 124 min) directed by Katsuhiro Ōtomo
Screened in Japanese with English subtitles
With a brief introduction and concluding Q & A session

Free admission; limited seating: first come, first seated

Based on Ōtomo’s manga, Akira is an animated science-fiction disaster movie, set in the gritty, violent streets of near-future Neo-Tokyo. Akira’s high production values helped make it an international success, inspiring a new wave of anime creations and new popularity for anime worldwide.

Sunday, November 17, 2013 starting at 2:30 PM (doors open at 2:15 PM)
At the Producers’ Club (probably in either Studio 5 or the Crown Theater; original announcement said the Royal Theater), 358 W 44th St near SE corner with 9th Ave, New York NY 10036-5426

See the flyer (.pdf, 839 KB) or the black-and-white flyer (.pdf, 714 KB)

See also information about the film:
Anime News Network (ANN)
Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

See also information about the manga:
Anime News Network (ANN)

Presented by the Metro Anime club and Asia Pacific Forums, Ltd.

Thanks to Sans Diego Film Shorts and the Producers’ Club

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