Tag Archive: anime

Film Screening: Voices of a Distant Star

Film Screening Voices of a Distant Star   June 28, 12:00 PM (Doors Open), Film starts 12:15 PM Free admission @JFT, registration optional but recommended Director Makoto Shinkai (25 min.) 2002 Japanese with English subtitles   Join us for the … Continue reading →

May Movies: The Wind Rises

Hayao Miyazaki, 2013, 127 min. In Japanese with English subtitles Miyazaki’s final film is a fictionalized biography of aeronautics engineer Jiro Horikoshi who, too nearsighted to become a pilot, dedicated his life to building the perfect flying machine. Episodes from Jiro’s life, … Continue reading →

TCAF presents: TATSUMI movie screening and tribute

In memory of the pioneering gekiga manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi, (June 10, 1935 – March 7, 2015), Toronto Comic Arts Festival and The Japan Foundation, Toronto present a special screening of Tatsumi, Eric Khoo’s 2011 animated film. Tatsumi, a tribute … Continue reading →

Anime at The Revue: AKIRA

Akira Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo 1988, AA, 124 min. Community Partner:       The year is 2019. Tokyo, now post-apocolyptic Neo-Tokyo, has been rebuilt after obliteration in WWIII. When a biker named Tetsuo is discovered to have mysterious telepathic … Continue reading →

Anime at The Revue: The Dagger of Kamui

The Dagger of Kamui Directed by Rintaro 1985, PG, 132 min. Community Partner:           Set in pre-Meiji era Japan, this epic by anime master Rintaro (Metropolis, Galaxy Express 999) tells the life story of Jiro, a … Continue reading →