The 26th Leeds International Film Festival had a strong line-up of anime and Japanese films last year and it seems that anime fans will be in for a treat at this year’s event with a line-up that includes the two latest Berserk movies and The Wolf Children. Here are the details:
Wolf Children and Berserk headline the Fanomenon Anime Day 2012
The hugely popular Fanomenon Anime Day returns to Leeds International Film Festival this year on Sunday 11th November, also presented on the first of day the Thought Bubble Festival 2012 and in partnership with Scotland Loves Animation. Starting at 12 noon in the superb setting of the Victoria Hall at Leeds Town Hall, the Anime Day will present 10 hours of fantastic new animated entertainment. Anime Day passes are on sale now (only £15 / £12.50) and today we can announce three of the confirmed films:
Wolf Children The latest original anime feature film from Mamoru Hosada, the director of past LIFF audience favourite Summer Wars: Wolf Children is a thrilling and moving adventure about a brother and sister born as half human and half wolf.
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc 1 – The Egg King & Berserk: The Golden Age Arc 2 – The Battle for Doldrey(English Premieres) Kentaro Miura’s dark fantasy manga Berserk is now an anime trilogy and the first two parts screen at Leeds.
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Thanks go out to VoxPhantom who spotted this news. To discuss the festival some more, join his thread!