Och aye! Bring on the Seinen!
No matter your preconceived notions of the highlands, Scottish anime fans do in fact exist and next month they are out in force to celebrate their annual film festival their primarily focuses on anime of all types. With the week’s line-up released, anyone in the Glasgow or Edinburgh areas may want to check it out since they have quite the selection this year!
According to an article on Anime News Network –
The Scotland Loves Anime website has now confirmed the line-up for Glasgow leg of the festival. The venue is the Glasgow Film Theatre, and the event will feature Tomoki Kyoda, director of Eureka Seven, as a guest. The Glasgow season pass is available at the site; individual Glasgow tickets will be available soon.
Glaswegians, looks like you’re in for plenty of blood, battles and feels!
Friday October 13
8.10 p.m – Tokyo Ghoul (live-action)
11 p.m. – Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000 film directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri)
Saturday October 14
2.45 p.m. – Lu over the wall (Masaaki Yuasa)
5.45 p.m. – Eureka Seven: Hi – Evolution – first part of new cinema version of BONES serial.
8.30 p.m. – Kizumonogatari Part 3
Sunday October 15
2.15 p.m. – The Dragon Dentist (45-minute version made in 2017)
4.50 p.m. – Fireworks, Should We See it from the Side or the Bottom? – new teen romantic drama by the Shaft studio.
7.15 p.m. – Venus Wars – 1989 science-fiction adventure
Edinburghers, you have a star-studded line-up!
Monday October 16
6.15 p.m. – your name. (Makoto Shinkai)
Tuesday October 17
6 p.m – A Silent Voice (This is the world premiere of the English dubbed version)
Wednesday October 18
8.45 p.m – Resident Evil: Degeneration
Thursday October 19
8.30 p.m. – Resident Evil: Vendetta
Friday October 20
3.45 p.m – Eureka Seven: Hi – Evolution – first part of new cinema version of BONES serial.
6.15 p.m. – Tokyo Godfathers – 2003 Satoshi Kon film.
8.45 p.m. – Night is Short, Walk On Girl (Masaaki Yuasa)
Saturday October 21
1 p.m. – Venus Wars – 1989 science-fiction adventure.
3.30 p.m. – Fireworks, Should We See it from the Side or the Bottom? – new teen romantic drama by the Shaft studio.
6 p.m. – Lu over the wall (Masaaki Yuasa)
8.30 p.m. – Tokyo Ghoul (2017 live-action film version)
Sunday October 22
1.15 p.m. – Kizumonogatari Part 3
3.30 p.m. – Mind Game – 2004 film by Masaaki Yuasa
8.45 p.m. – Metropolis – 2001 science-fiction film by Rintaro.
Sounds like an amazing opportunity featuring an eclectic mix of shows. Diehard fans and newcomers would be wise to give either one of these events a look. We’re proud of you Scotland!