Otaku Information: Kotatsu Competition 2022 Particulars

Kotatsu Competition 2022 Particulars

Date: 2022 October 11 21:07

Posted by Joe

The great of us from The Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival have revealed their movie line up for this autumn 2022. The lengthy operating Welsh Anime movie competition at all times proves widespread!

The competition might be hosted on the following venues:

Chapter Arts, Cardiff 1st – 2nd Oct 2022

Aberystwyth Arts Centre twenty eighth Oct – 1st Nov 2022

Pontio, Bangor thirty first Oct – fifth Nov 2022.

Every venue has just about one thing for everybody.

If you have not caught them but, we strongly suggest Inu-Oh, Pompo the Cinephile and Fortune Favours Girl Nikuko.

There’s loads of different titles to find and discover!

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Kotatsu Japanese Animation Competition

The Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival, returns this autumn, with one other glorious line-up of movies for the audiences within the UK.

Chapter Arts, Cardiff 1st – 2nd Oct 2022

Aberystwyth Arts Centre twenty eighth Oct – 1st Nov 2022

Pontio, Bangor thirty first Oct – fifth Nov 2022

This 12 months’s nice choice contains Inu-Oh, the most recent movie from the acclaimed award-winning director Masaaki Yuasa, the a lot cherished Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero and stop-motion indie animation Junk Head. Director Takehide Hori’s movie debut took 7 years to finish, and the movie was extremely praised by Director Guillermo del Toro.

Because the competition’s inception, one among its objectives has been to behave as a gateway into the varied world of Japanese animation. This 12 months, a brief movie by Akiwashi referred to as Dwelling in a World With out Magic is being showcased. This animated music video was her college commencement challenge and in addition the primary creation of Euluca Lab, the creator staff to which she belongs.

New this 12 months, at Chapter and Aberystwyth Arts Middle there will even be a free studying nook, giving followers the chance to learn a few of their favorite manga, or basic Anime/Japan-related books and magazines for all ages, and naturally they’re in English and Japanese. Any Kotatsu followers who could not be capable to afford as many tickets as they’d hoped this 12 months due to the continued value of dwelling disaster, can nonetheless go alongside, be part of within the festivities, and really feel included!

Any pre-loved comics/books/magazines are very welcome, so please take them alongside to Chapter if you’re completely satisfied to donate them to an excellent trigger. Please do not take them dwelling afterwards, so others may get an opportunity to get pleasure from them!

At Chapter and Aberystwyth Arts Middle, there might be an all day competition market, promoting quite a lot of Japan/Anime/Manga associated items.

Lastly, there’s the competition raffle, which might be held at Chapter and Aberystwyth Arts Middle to fundraise for future occasions. The prizes are all listed on their web site at…

http://www.kotatsufestival.com/raffle/

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Competition Timetable (All occasions are UK/GMT)

Venue: Chapter

1st Oct

11:30 Inu-Oh

13:40 Dwelling in a World With out Magic + Fortune Favours Girl Nikuko

16:00 Everlasting 831

18:00 Reception in Cinema Lobby

19:45 Pompo the Cinephile

2nd Oct

11:30 Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero

14:00 Junk Head

16:15 Raffle

17:00 Over the Sky

18:45 After Occasion in Cinema Lobby

Venue: Aberystwyth Arts Center

twenty eighth Oct

17:30 Goodbye, Don Glees!

19:45 Patlabor 1

twenty ninth Oct

11:20 The Home of the Misplaced on the Cape

13:30 Inu-OH

15:25 Dwelling in a World With out Magic (brief) + Fortune Favours Girl Nikuko

17:30 Raffle Draw/Pompo the Cinephile

19:45 Junk Head

thirtieth Oct

13:15 Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero

15:15 Discovering Magical Doremi the film

17:05 Raffle Draw/Over the Sky

thirty first Oct

13:30 Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero

15:30 Everlasting 831

17:30 The Relative Worlds

1st Nov

14:00 Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero

16:00 Free: Ultimate Stroke Half 1

17:50 Inu-OH

19:45 Patlabor 2

Venue: Pontio, Bangor

Mon thirty first Sep 2.00pm Pompo the Cinephile

Tue 1st Oct 2.00pm Everlasting 831

Wed 2nd Oct 2.00pm Inu-OH

Thu third Oct 2.00pm Junk Head

Fri 4th Oct 2.00pm Over the Sky

Sat fifth Oct 11.00am Dwelling in a World With out Magic (brief)

+ Fortune Favours Girl Nikuko

2.00pm Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero

Any adjustments to the revealed movies/occasions might be made out there by way of our official web site.

Movie Particulars

Inu-Oh

A rock opera a few 14th-century famous person whose dance strikes take Japan by storm. Born to an esteemed household, Inu-oh is stricken with an historical curse that has left him on the margins of society. When he meets the blind musician Tomona, a younger biwa priest haunted by his previous, Inu-oh discovers a charming potential to bounce. The pair shortly grow to be enterprise companions and inseparable mates as crowds flock to their electrical, larger- than-life live shows. However when these in energy threaten to interrupt up the band, Inu-oh and Tomona should dance and sing to uncover the reality behind their inventive presents. A bombastic imaginative and prescient from visionary director Masaaki Yuasa, hailed as “one of the crucial creatively unbridled minds in all of contemporary animation”.

2021 | 98′ | 15 | Masaaki Yuasa | Japanese with English subtitles

Fortune Favours Girl Nikuko

Brash single mom Nikuko is well-known for her daring spirit, a lot to the embarrassment of Kikuko, her pensive but imaginative daughter. In distinction to her mom, Kikuko needs nothing greater than to slot in

as she navigates the on a regular basis social dramas of center college. Life within the harbour is peaceable till a stunning revelation from the previous threatens to uproot the pair’s tender relationship.

2021 | 97′ | PG | Ayumu Watanabe | Japanese with English subtitles

Dwelling in a World With out Magic

On this music video by philo we discover a story that connects the current with a world that definitely existed, a world with witches and magic. That is her college commencement work, created to indicate on YouTube as the primary creation of creator staff Euluca Lab. Consists of trailer and full animation.

2022 | 7′ | advPG | Akiwashi Japanese with English subtitles

The Everlasting 831

Within the current day, the world is in turmoil resulting from an unprecedented catastrophe. A younger man dwelling in Tokyo, Suzushiro, has a secret he can not inform anybody. That secret is that he can cease the time round him and someday, he meets a woman named Nazuna who has the identical energy. When he learns that she is being utilized in a criminal offense, he impulsively reaches out to assist her.

2021 | 84′ | 15 | Kenji Kamiyama | Japanese with English subtitles

Pompo The Cinephile

Pompo is a proficient and gutsy producer in Nyallywood, the movie-making capital of the world. Sooner or later she tells her apprehensive assistant Gene that he’ll direct her subsequent script: a fragile drama a few tormented creative genius, starring the legendary brooding actor Martin Braddock, and a younger actress looking for her first break. However when the manufacturing heads in the direction of chaos, can Gene rise to Pompo’s problem, and succeed as a first-time director?

2021 | 94′ | 12a | Takayuki Hirao | Japanese with English subtitles

Junk Head

In an underground world the clones that man created have fashioned their very own society and different creatures have sprouted up round them. An extremely imaginative and surreal stop-motion animation, created virtually fully by Takahide Hori, with steampunk.

2021 | 104′ | adv15 TBC | Takahide Hori | Japanese with English subtitle

Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero

Namekian Piccolo is hanging out on Earth serving to Gohan prepare his daughter Pan within the positive artwork of energy ups and warcraft, however the college is interrupted by the arrival of an android warriors Gamma 1 and Gamma 2 despatched by the Pink Ribbon Military. Taking a brand new method to Dragon Ball, it is a digitally animated replace with contemporary villains and a concentrate on the Goku’s legacy.

2022 | 100′ | 12a | Tetsuro Kodama | Japanese with English subtitles

Over The Sky

Mio has lengthy had emotions for her childhood buddy Shin, however has by no means acted on them. Sooner or later, after a foolish battle she goes to make peace and is concerned in a visitors accident. When she awakes she is in a mysterious and unfamiliar world.

2020 | 95′ | PG | Yoshinobu Sena | Japanese with English subtitles

Patlabor 1

Set in 1999, Tokyo is present process an enormous redevelopment program: outdated suburbs are being demolished and human-made islands are being constructed in Tokyo Bay underneath the Babylon Venture. Dominating the scene is the Ark, an enormous man-made island that serves on the Venture’s nerve heart and chief Labor manufacturing facility. Nonetheless, a number of of the Labors being utilized in Tokyo, particularly these constructed by Shinohara Heavy Industries, immediately go haywire even whereas unattended.

1989 | 98′ | PG | Mamoru Oshii | Japanese with English subtitles

Patlabor 2

Set in 2002, three years after the occasions of the primary film, Noa Izumi and Asuma Shinohara at the moment are testing new Labors at a facility run by the Metropolitan Police. Suspicious occasions start to materialize after the Yokohama Bay Bridge is destroyed by a missile.

1989 | 113′ | PG | Mamoru Oshii | Japanese with English subtitles

The Relative Worlds

Set in Japan 12 months 2020, Shin Hazama, a third-year highschool scholar who simply misplaced his father encounters a model of himself who has spent a special life in one other Japan, Jin. On a regular basis life begins to crack, and the battle between one other world and one other self begins.

2019 | 93′ | 15 | Yuhei Sakuragi | Japanese with English subtitles

Goodbye, Don Glees!

Teen misfits Roma, Toto, and Drop name themselves the “Don Glees,” a casual identify for his or her yard adventures. Sooner or later, when the trio will get blamed for a close-by forest fireplace, they set off into the woods to show their innocence. As catastrophe strikes their expedition, tensions flare between the buddies as they realise that rising up has taken them on wildly totally different paths in life.

2022 | 95′ | 12A TBC | Atsuko Ishizuka | Japanese with English subtitles

The Home of the Misplaced on the Cape

Haruka Nanase’s new stage to tackle the world is Sydney – a spot he as soon as visited, a spot of goals. Sooner or later, whereas taking a brief break earlier than his departure, Haruka coincidentally runs right into a swimmer that competed on the All Japan Nationwide Championships, and is burning for a problem.

With the sentiments of his mates whom he swam collectively brimming in his coronary heart, Haruka steps ahead right into a model new world. What awaits him is the world champion, Albert Volandel.

2021| 86′ | PG | Eisaku Kawanami | Japanese with English subtitles

Wanting For Magical Doremi

The story follows three grownup ladies from the era who grew up watching Ojamajo Doremi. A brand new magical story begins as soon as they embark on a journey collectively.

2020 | 91′ | PG | Yu Kamatani & Junichi Sato | Japanese with English subtitles

The Kotatsu Japanese Animation Competition depends on sponsors and donors to assist us ship screenings. If you want to help us, you are able to do so with a voluntary contribution on the competition’s Patreon page. Alternatively you may help the competition with out paying more money by signing up at Easyfundraising.org.uk and selecting to help the Kotatsu Competition. While you store by way of the Easyfundraising web site, a small proportion of your buy might be routinely donated to the competition. When you’d choose to stay nameless, allow the setting that means that you can be an nameless supporter.

We’re additionally registered with Amazon Smile, please select to help Kotatsu Japanese Animation Competition as your chosen charity, after which simply keep on buying. A proportion of your buy might be routinely donated to the competition.

About Kotatsu Japanese Animation Competition (CIO)

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Competition is a charitable organisation run by a small staff of workers and volunteers. It has been operating since November 2010 and its mission is to carry Japanese animation and tradition to audiences in Wales. The competition screens all kinds of movies and gives academic and cultural studying alternatives akin to animation workshops and masterclasses with main animators from Japan. It has expanded through the years and may be skilled yearly at Chapter in Cardiff, the Aberystwyth Arts Centre in Aberystwyth, and Pontio in Bangor.

Supply: Kotatsu Festival

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