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Scotland Loves Anime, GFT Monday 5 – Sunday 11 October 2015

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Scotland Loves Anime

GFT

Monday 5 – Sunday 11 October 2015

Renowned as the UK’s top festival for Japanese animation, Scotland Loves Anime returns for its sixth year at GFT with a brilliant line-up including Scottish, UK and European premieres.

Buy an all access pass for £52 full price / £40 concessions / £32 Youth Card holders.

Films

Attack on Titan: The Movie

Friday 9 October

A breathtaking live action version of the legendary manga. Japan, present day: the sudden arrival of the Titans - mysterious, gigantic humanoid creatures who devour human beings one after the other - brings mankind to the brink of extinction. 100 years in the future, the remains of humanity survives behind massive walls erected in defence against the Titans. Eren and Mikasa join the ‘Outer Wall Restoration Team’ and embark on a mission to plug a gaping hole in the wall and stop the waves of Titans once and for all.

A breathtaking live action version of the legendary manga. Japan, present day: the sudden arrival of the Titans - mysterious, gigantic humanoid creatures who devour human beings one after the other - brings mankind to the brink of extinction. 100 years in the future, the remains of humanity survives behind massive walls erected in defence against the Titans. Eren and Mikasa join the ‘Outer Wall Restoration Team’ and embark on a mission to plug a gaping hole in the wall and stop the waves of Titans once and for all.

European Premiere. Introduced by Jonathan Clements, author of Anime: A History.

Further information and tickets

Dragon Ball Z - Resurrection

Saturday 10 October

2.30 p.m.

Hot on the heels of last year’s Battle of Gods, Dragon Ball Z is back, with the second film personally supervised by series creator Akira Toriyama. The new movie showcases the return of Frieza – one of the most iconic villains of all time. Even the complete obliteration of his physical form can’t stop the galaxy’s most evil overlord. Facing off against Frieza’s powerful new form, Goku and Vegeta must reach new levels of strength in order to protect Earth from their vengeful nemesis.

Scottish Premiere. Introduced by Jonathan Clements, author of Anime: A History.

Miss Hokusai

Saturday 10 October

5 p.m.

UK Premiere. Scotland Loves Anime is pleased to welcome the director, Mr. Keiichi Hara, to introduce the film and take part in a post-screening Q&A.

Boruto: Naruto the Movie

Saturday 10 October

8.15 p.m.

It has been some years since the end of the Shinobi War. Naruto Uzumaki is the seventh Hokage of Konohagakure, in this new era. His son, Boruto Uzumaki, resents his father’s responsibilities, but will soon enter the Chûnin exams, alongside Sarada Uchiha and the mysterious Mitsuki.

UK Premiere. Introduced by Jonathan Clements, author of Anime: A History

The Murder Case of Hana & Alice

Sunday 11 October

1.30 p.m.

Spunky Tetsuko, AKA Alice, is off to a fresh start. Having just settled down with her recently divorced mother, she’s set to begin school at Ishinomori College. Upon arrival, she quickly falls victim to peer bullying, but after running into Fuko, an old ballet partner, she finds solace in her return to dance. It is during such a dancing session that she overhears about the enigmatic affair of the Ishinomori High murder. When Alice discovers that her next-door neighbour Hana, who’s been holed up inside her apartment for months, might hold the missing pieces to an unsolved murder, she decides to pay her a visit. Together, they’ll follow the threads of a shady investigation that will cement their friendship forever.

UK Premiere. This film is in competition at Scotland Loves Anime and will be introduced by Jonathan Clements.

Empire of Corpses

Sunday 11 October

4.15 p.m.

In 19th Century London, "corpse reanimation technology" has been developed, rendering the dead useful as manual laborers. Brilliant medical student John Watson is invited to join the UK government's secret society, the Walsingham Institution, where he is given a clandestine mission: find the legendary lost writings of Dr Victor Frankenstein. The papers allegedly detail the secrets behind producing the original reanimated corpse that could speak and even had free will, known as ‘The One’. Journeying to Afghanistan and beyond, accompanied by a corpse that records all his activities, Watson goes in search of Frankenstein's private papers and the key to reanimation.

European Premiere. This film is in competition at Scotland Loves Anime and will be introduced by Jonathan Clements.

Attack on Titan: The Movie - Part 2

Sunday 11 October

7.45 p.m.

100 years in the future, the remains of humanity survives behind massive walls erected in defence against the Titans. But the peace is shattered when a Colossal Titan, measuring over 50 metres tall, smashes through the wall. Join Eren Yaeger and his friends in the shocking conclusion to the epic live action films in one of the few chances across the UK to see the film on the big screen!

European Premiere. Introduced by Jonathan Clements, author of Anime: A History

Further information and tickets

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The Lunchbox GFT Tuesday 13 October, 2015
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