SPECIAL SCREENINGS 2018-10-30T09:29:03+00:00

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Anime NYC is home to amazing premieres, previews, and exclusive screenings – and we’ll be adding new events to this list as soon as we can reveal more!

Planet With
Friday, November 16 – Panel Room 3 – 2:30 PM
EPISODES 1-3

Soya Kuroi is a high schooler living a peaceful life despite having no memories of his past. One day, however, his town is attacked by one of the mysterious Nebula Weapons. Together with the cat-like “Sensei” and the gothic lolita Ginko, Soya gets dragged into a battle against… seven superheroes who protect the town! What is Soya’s reason to fight? The answer lies in his memories.

K: SEVEN STORIES “MEMORY OF RED – BURN -“
Friday, November 16 – Main Stage – 3:15 PM
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE

Join VIZ Media for the exclusive North American premiere of K: SEVEN STORIES “MEMORY OF RED – BURN -“! Attendees will receive a special giveaway while supplies last!

Double Decker! Doug & Kirill
Friday, November 16 – Panel Room 3 – 4:15 PM
WITH PRODUCER NAOHIRO OGATA

Fresh from the current fall anime season, Double Decker! is the action-comedy buddy cop spinoff series of megahit Tiger & Bunny set in a world before superheroes. Join us for a screening in English, followed by a short panel with producer Naohiro Ogata as we discuss the world of the anime with some behind-the-scenes insight on how the series was created!

That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime
Friday, November 16 – Panel Room 1 – 6:00 PM
WITH THE DIRECTOR AND CHARACTER DESIGNER

Come enjoy the first two episodes of That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime followed by a short panel featuring Director Yasuhito Kikuchi and Character Designer Ryoma Ebata!

Natsume Yujin-cho the Movie: Ephemeral Bond
Friday, November 16 – Panel Room 2 – 7:45 PM
US PREMIERE

Ever since he was little, Takashi Natsume has been able to see what others could not, namely monstrous spirits known as Yokai. Natsume’s grandmother would challenge Yokai to contests and the ones that lost had to sign a contract with her, binding their names to her “Yujin-cho (friend list)”. Ever since Natsume has inherited the book, together with Nyanko Sensei, his self-proclaimed bodyguard, he spends his days trying to return the names within the book to their owners. The culmination of the anime is this theatrical film with an new story under the supervision of the original author!

Mob Psycho 100 II
Saturday, November 17 – Panel Room 1 – 1 PM
WORLD PREMIERE

Are you ready for a brand-new episode of Mob Psycho 100!? Come and join us for the world premiere screening of Mob Psycho 100 II with a guest from Japan… the Japanese voice of Mob – Setuo Ito! Claim your free giveaways, watch exclusive comment videos from cast and creators, and don’t miss your chance to win super special prizes!!!

Mobile Suit Gundam NT
Saturday, November 17 – Panel Room 1 – 3 PM
FIRST 20 MINUTE PREMIERE

UC 0097, one year after the opening of Laplace’s Box. The “Laplace Incident” is thought to have ended with the downfall of the Neo Zeon remnants known as the Sleeves. In its final battle, two full psycho-frame mobile suits displayed power beyond understanding. The white unicorn and the black lion were sealed away; however, the RX-0 Unicorn Gundam 03 is now about to show itself. A golden phoenix… named Phenex. See the first 20 minutes before Gundam NT debuts in Japan! Presented with Producer Naohiro Ogata!

K: SEVEN STORIES “CIRCLE VISION – NAMELESS SONG -“
Saturday, November 17 – Main Stage – 3:45 PM
GLOBAL PREMIERE

Join VIZ Media for the global premiere of K: SEVEN STORIES “CIRCLE VISION – NAMELESS SONG -” highlighted by special guests: Japanese voice actor Masakazu Morita, who portrays the character Mishakuji Yukari, as well as K: SEVEN STORY’s executive producer, Go Nakanishi. Go behind the scenes during an audience Q&A session – plus an exclusive giveaway!

Fairy Tail Final Season Panel & SimulDub™ Episode Premiere
Saturday, November 17 – Main Stage – 6 PM
WITH THE US CAST

Meet the voices of Natsu, Lucy, and Happy as well as the ADR Director for the entire Fairy Tail series. Join us for an exciting panel with voice actors Todd Haberkorn, Cherami Leigh, Tia Ballard, and Director Tyler Walker and a chance to see the newest SimulDub™ episode from Fairy Tail’s Final Season before it’s available anywhere else. Plus, Q&A and free Fairy Tail promo items!

My Neighbors the Yamadas
Saturday, November 17 – Japan Society – 7 PM
ISAO TAKAHATA RETROSPECTIVE

Presented at Japan Society (333 E 47th St). Tickets are $14 and available now. In remembrance of Isao Takahata, a key figure in the history of Japanese animation and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Japan Society and Japan Foundation present a commemorative screening of the director’s penultimate animated feature. Derived from a popular newspaper cartoon strip about an average middle-class Japanese family, Yamadas mines the comedy and unexpected profundity of life’s everyday moments. Introduction by Dr. Kathryn Hemmann, Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies at George Mason University. This screening is organized in tandem with Japan Foundation’s “Remembering Isao Takahata” panel at Anime NYC (Saturday – Panel Room 4 – 2:15 PM).

Kase-san and Morning Glories
Saturday, November 17 – Panel Room 2 – 7:30 PM
WITH PRODUCER YUSUKE TERADA

Based on the manga series written by Hiromi Takashima, Kase-san and…, the enormously popular short form web anime Your Light (Kimi no Hikari) paved the way for Kase-san and Morning Glories – the long-awaited animated film adaption. The renowned director Takuya Sato (Steins;Gate, Selector) will attend the screening and panel along with his producer – Pony Canyon’s Yusuke Terada – to discuss the film’s universal themes.

Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution 1
Saturday, November 17 – Panel Room 1 – 8:00 PM
WITH FREE POSTERS

Ride the trapars with us during a special screening of Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution, the first in the Hi-Evolution trilogy. Relive the adventures with Renton and Eureka as they pilot the Nirvash before ANEMONE: HI-EVOLUTION hits theaters in the US. Limited quantity of posters available, on a first come-first serve basis.

Warner Presents HI SCORE GIRL
Saturday, November 17 – Panel Room 4 – 8:30 PM
PREVIEW SCREENING

In 1991, sixth grader Haruo spends his days at an arcade playing his favorite games. However his perfect world faces an unexpected thread; he is beaten to a pulp by his fellow classmate Akira in his favorite game of all – Street Fighter II. From that encounter, their rivalry and friendship began. Come and see first two episodes on big screen subbed in English!

Warner presents Sirius the Jaeger
Saturday, November 17 – Panel Room 4 – 9:45 PM
PREVIEW SCREENING

Sometime in the 1930s. A strange looking group of people arrive at Tokyo station. They are called the “Jaeger”, who are specially trained to hunt down vampires. Yuliy, the protagonist and also descendant of a werewolf clan, claws his way to the truth behind his family’s death and a mysterious artifact known as the Ark of Sirius. This original series filled with fast paced action and dark mysteries is a must-see anime of 2018! Come and see the first two episodes on big screen subbed in English!

Sound! Euphonium, The Movie I want to resonate with you…
Sunday, November 18 – Panel Room 2 – 11:00 AM
SPECIAL SCREENING

The anime series Sound! Euphonium purely and sincerely depicted high school girls growing through their experience in the school’s brass band. Ogawa Taichi – who oversaw the anime series’ second season – directs this film forming a central narrative axis around the characters of Kumiko and Asuka.

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki
Sunday, November 18 – Panel Room 2 – 2:45 PM
SNEAK PREVIEW SCREENING

GKIDS presents an Anime NYC exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming documentary Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki, which profiles the master filmmaker as he directs a new short film.