Anime Weekend


For all you British Anime fans, the British Film Institution in London is hosting a three day Anime weekend, from Friday 16th may to Sunday 18th May. The event will take place at their largest cinema, The National Film Theatre (NFT1) and will be showing a huge array of anime movies, including the European premiere of Tiger and Bunny, and the UK premiere of Ghost in the Shell Arise: Ghost Whispers.

Here’s a list of all the movies available to watch. You can find out more details about them all here.

Friday 16th May
Patema Inverted – 6.30pm
Ghost in the Shell Arise: Part 1 & 2 – 8.50pm

Saturday 17th May
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo – 8.45pm

Sunday 18th May
Garden of Words, and Hal – 1pm
Tiger and Bunny – 3.10pm
One Piece: Strong World – 6.10pm
Blue Exorcist – 8.45pm

The Anime Weekend coincides nicely with the Studio Ghibli screenings happening throughout May, celebrating the release of Ghibli’s final movie, The Wind Rises. The showings include Spirited Away, Ponyo, From up on Poppy Hill, Howl’s Moving Castle, The Cat Returns, My Neighbour Totoro, Tales from Earthsea, and Arrietty. You can buy tickets to these viewings here.

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