Programme of Events 2014 in Cardiff

For ticket information please contact Chapter Box Office on +44(0)29 2030 4400

7th June 2014 at Chapter Arts Centre
From 11:00

Japanese Marketplace

Details below.

1st Showing

11:00

Patema Inverted

Detail
Director : Yasuhiro Yoshiura
Running Time: 99mins

Patema Inverted is the latest directorial effort from Yasuhiro Yoshiura, director of Time of Eve and Pale Cocoon OVA.
The film was previously shown at the 2013 Scotland Loves Anime festival, where it won the Audience and Judge awards.
It was also nominated for Best Animated Feature Film at 2013's Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

(In Japanese with English Subtitles)

From 11 am - 4 pm

Manga Workshop

Visit the Turnip Starfish Website

Teacher: Lexémon from Turnip Starfish

Age: 11 - 16

£29.50 per person

Bookings via Turnip Starfish at http://turnipstarfish.co.uk/shop/

Are you as mad about Manga and Anime as we are?! This Manga drawing workshop teaches you how to draw and create characters in the popular Japanese style. You will be taught construction techniques to strengthen your artwork and how to pose your Manga characters. You are also encouraged to bring your own sketchbooks to show Manga Expert Lexémon! She will give you tips and tricks to improve your art.

13:15
Double Bill

By Your Side (Short Film)

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Director : Tsuneo Goda
Running Time: 5m 46s

Film was the collaboration of Tsuneo Goda, the creator of Domo and the singer Sade, created thorough the project called Zapuni.

Zapuni unites Japanese visual artists with world-renowned musicians to create and dedicate videos to charities that help children affected by the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Fukushima Nuclear Disaster in Japan with the power of music.

(No Dialogue)

 

Colorful

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Director : Keiichi Hara

Colorful is a 2010 anime directed by Keiichi Hara.
It won the award for Excellent Animation of the Year at the 34th Japan Academy Prize.
It was on the recent 11th Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme.

(In Japanese with English Subtitles)

2nd Showing

16:00-17:49

Patema Inverted

Detail
Director : Yasuhiro Yoshiura
Running Time: 99mins

Patema Inverted is the latest directorial effort from Yasuhiro Yoshiura, director of Time of Eve and Pale Cocoon OVA.
The film was previously shown at the 2013 Scotland Loves Anime festival, where it won the Audience and Judge awards.
It was also nominated for Best Animated Feature Film at 2013's Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

(In Japanese with English Subtitles)

18:00

Raffle Prize Draw

Make sure you get your tickets in advance to be in with a chance of winning some great prizes. You may want to check out the raffle page to see what's on offer.

18:30

Mai Mai Miracle

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Director : Sunao Katabuchi
Running Time: 95mins

Mai Mai Miracle gets a theatrical screening after a highly successful Kickstarter Campaign.
Directed by Sunao Katabuchi (assistant director of Kiki's Delivery Service) and produced by MADHOUSE in 2009, when it was first released it won a slew of awards including Best Animated Film at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal along with the Excellence Prize for Feature Length Animation at the 2010 Japan Media Arts Festival.

(In Japanese with English Subtitles)

20:30

Evangelion 3.0

Detail
Director : Hideaki Anno
Running Time: 105mins

This is the third of Hideaki Anno's Rebuild of Evangelion and the story takes a darkly psychological turn.

(In Japanese with English Subtitles)

Also available:
Japanese Marketplace
Kotatsu Festival Stand
A selection of Japanese fabrics, hand knitted goods and baby stuff. All money raised on this stand will be used to help fund future Kotatsu Festival events.
Kodawari-Chaya
Selling self published fan illustration book "Do-jinshi".
RAZARHAWK
The explosive action adventure comic by creators Ian Matthews and Dani Abram. It ain't knowingly post-moderningly clever, but it is a truck load of fun!
Super Tomato
Cardiff based specialist retailer of retro videogames, manga, comicbooks, and toys - both from the UK and imported directly from Japan.
Yakiniku
Food shop from local Korean & Japanese restaurant The Seoul House.
Xander's Gallery
Local artist selling original paintings including sumi-e ink washes of anime themed characters