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|26th September 2015 at Chapter Arts Centre|
A Letter To Momo
Director: Hiroyuki Okiura
Momo, while recovering from her father’s death and her mother’s decision to move their family from Tokyo to a remote island, discovers a letter from her father that causes strange events to occur.
Duration: 1hr 8m
A Farewell to Weapons
Extra Short Films
Before the main feature, there will also be three additional short films:
Kyogen Stage/Eye Examination Room/Sushi Bar Counter – There are two people who face each other in each space. Each pair keeps a few distance between their partners and find some fearful, tender, and comfortable feelings that fascinate them. The feelings are put into practice immediately, and they start groping each feelings.
Director: Yoriko Mizushiri
The Night of the Naporitan :
The Naporitan Spaghetti, the main character of the film, is neither Italian nor Japanese cuisine. Having lost his identity, Naporitan Spaghetti embarks on a journey of self-discovery around the world. This is a tragic story of Naporitan Spaghetti who never learnt how to love others. This animated film has been both produced and directed by Yusuke Sakamoto, who also provided the voiceover for Naporitan Spaghetti.
Director: Yusuke Sakamoto
The Small Garden :
Did the universe begin with a yin-yang globe or with an egg? The most plausible, science-based insight into the mystery of everything since The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
Director: Shunsuke Saito
Tiger & Bunny: The Rising
Director: Yoshitomo Yonetani
The heroes of TIGER & BUNNY are back in an all-new feature-length film!
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.
Royal Space Force:
Director: Hiroyuki Yamaga
Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise is a 1987 Japanese animated science fiction film directed and written by Hiroyuki Yamaga. In an alternative Earth, a young astronaut participates in a controversial fledgling space program.
Director: Satoshi Kon
Perfect Blue is a 1997 Japanese animated psychological thriller-horror film directed by Satoshi Kon. The film follows Mima Kirigoe (voiced by Junko Iwao), who becomes a victim of stalking after she decides to leave a Japanese pop idol group.
|Kotatsu Festival Stand
A selection of new and second-hand Japanese books, comics, magazines and DVDs, hand-knitted goods and baby stuff. All money raised on this stand will be used to help fund future Kotatsu Festival events.
Cardiff based specialist retailer of retro videogames, manga, comicbooks, and toys – both from the UK and imported directly from Japan.
Food shop from local Korean & Japanese restaurant The Seoul House.
The place to buy original indie comics, high quality poster prints, t-shirts, and more!
Stickers! We all love them! Ommy’Stickers is all about supplying the big kid in us all with fun stickers to enjoy!
Selling original hand-made artworks inspired by video games and anime. The WeaponShop, an exhibition and pop-up trading platform, attempts to bridge the gap between video-game nostalgia and real life. Offering hand produced items, inspired by popular games in the same manner they are offered in video-land.
Come and join us and try out an actual Kotatsu table.
Also on display will be the Japanese version of Kiriko Kubo’s comic