SCREENINGS

Watch anime with friends! We’re excited to present four days and nights of special screenings you can watch online with friends. Enjoy YouTube Premieres officially arranged with our friends at RetroCrush – and chat live with fans around America – and then end Anime NYC with a MIRAI Twitter Watch Party with Special Guest Yuichiro Saito!

Tues, Nov 17 – 4 to 6 PM Eastern

Anime NYC and RetroCrush are proud to present a YouTube Premiere of Mamoru Oshii’s Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer!

Starring everyone’s favorite alien magic girl, Lum Invader, and her usual gang in their biggest adventure yet – they keep repeating through the same day in a never-ending nightmare. Beloved as one of the most iconic anime films of all time, Beautiful Dreamer is a must-see for every anime fans – and now you can watch it on YouTube with your fellow fans!

This one-time-only YouTube Premiere will allow fans across the US and Canada to all watch the anime in real time and chat along. Think of it as a massive movie screening spanning two countries – and you can talk to fans new and old through the whole event!

The YouTube Premiere of Mamoru Oshii’s Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer is ONLY available on Tues, Nov 17 from 4 to 6 PM Eastern. It will not be archived after it is over. For more rare and underrated anime classics, visit retrocrush.tv.

Wed, Nov 18 – 5 to 5:30 PM Eastern

Anime NYC and Right Stuf are proud to present a YouTube Premiere of the action mecha comedy drama Martian Successor Nadesico!

The Earth is under attack, but the war against the Jovian lizards has been nothing short of disaster. Disgusted by the incompetence of Earth’s military, the arms manufacturer Nergal builds its own space battleship. But due to a shortage of trained soldiers, they’ve assembled the most unorthodox crew to ever launch into orbit! With a pacifist cook-turned-unwilling mecha pilot and a ditsy admiral’s daughter in command, can this gathering of geeks, misfits, and anime fans prevail against the Jovian menace?

This one-time-only YouTube Premiere will allow fans across the US and Canada to all watch the anime in real time and chat along. Think of it as a massive movie screening spanning two countries – and you can talk to fans new and old through the whole event!

The YouTube Premiere of Nadesico is ONLY available on Nov 18 from 5 to 5:30 PM Eastern. It will not be archived after it is over. For more, visit rightstufanime.com.

Wed, Nov 18 – 5:30 to 6 PM Eastern

Anime NYC and Right Stuf are proud to present a YouTube Premiere of the other-worldly El-Hazard: The Magnificent World!

When Makoto Mizuhara discovers an old monument in his school and awakens a beautiful woman he, his teacher, his worst enemy, and one of his female friends are transported to the magnificent world of El-Hazard. There, they discovers that they have received special powers. Discover this old school isekai classic!

This one-time-only YouTube Premiere will allow fans across the US and Canada to all watch the anime in real time and chat along. Think of it as a massive movie screening spanning two countries – and you can talk to fans new and old through the whole event!

The YouTube Premiere of El-Hazard is ONLY available on Nov 18 from 5:30 to 6 PM Eastern. It will not be archived after it is over. For more, visit rightstufanime.com.

Wed, Nov 18 – 10 to 11:40 PM Eastern

Anime NYC and RetroCrush are proud to present a YouTube Premiere of GAINAX’s generation defining Otaku no Video!

A true treat for fans, Otaku no Video is an outrageous mockumentary that combines the superb animation that made GAINAX one of Japan’s best-loved animation studios with truly strange interviews with “real” animation fans. It is an essential and hilarious celebration of the rise of otaku culture lovingly filled with more nods, references, and in-jokes than you can comprehend – and now you can watch it on YouTube with your fellow fans!

This one-time-only YouTube Premiere will allow fans across the US and Canada to all watch the anime in real time and chat along. Think of it as a massive movie screening spanning two countries – and you can talk to fans new and old through the whole event!

The YouTube Premiere of Otaku no Video is ONLY available on Nov 18 from 10 to 11 PM Eastern. It will not be archived after it is over. For more rare and underrated anime classics, visit retrocrush.tv.

Thur, Nov 19 – 5 to 5:30 PM Eastern

Anime NYC and Right Stuf are proud to present a YouTube Premiere of the ground-breaking Revolutionary Girl Utena!

“Never lose that strength or nobility, even when you grow up.” When Utena was just a child and in the depths of sorrow, she found salvation in those words. They were the words of a prince, who wrapped her in his rose-scented embrace and bestowed upon her both a ring and the promise that it would lead her to him again. She never forgot the encounter. In fact, she was so impressed that she aspires to be like this prince.

This one-time-only YouTube Premiere will allow fans across the US and Canada to all watch the anime in real time and chat along. Think of it as a massive movie screening spanning two countries – and you can talk to fans new and old through the whole event!

The YouTube Premiere of Utena is ONLY available on Nov 19 from 5 to 5:30 PM Eastern. It will not be archived after it is over. For more, visit rightstufanime.com.

Thur, Nov 19 – 5:30 to 6 PM Eastern

Anime NYC and Right Stuf are proud to present a YouTube Premiere of the horror mystery Boogiepop Phantom!

Five years ago, a string of grisly murders shook the city to its core. Now terror has returned, and this time it has a name: Boogiepop. Everyone knows about Boogiepop. Death incarnate, she stalks the night in search of fresh victims. Meet her and you simply… vanish. In the darkness, glass shatters and time stands still… There’s something out there and it’s coming closer. Are you safe?

This one-time-only YouTube Premiere will allow fans across the US and Canada to all watch the anime in real time and chat along. Think of it as a massive movie screening spanning two countries – and you can talk to fans new and old through the whole event!

The YouTube Premiere of Boogiepop Phantom is ONLY available on Nov 19 from 5:30 to 6 PM Eastern. It will not be archived after it is over. For more, visit rightstufanime.com.

Thur, Nov 19 – 10:30 PM to 12:30 AM Eastern

Anime NYC and RetroCrush are proud to present a YouTube Premiere of Katsuhiro Otomo x Koji Morimoto x Tensai Okamura’s Memories!

This all-star anthology features visionary sci-fi short stories helmed by Katsuhiro Otomo, Koji Morimoto, and Tensai Okamura and brought to life by top animation studios in Japan. Need more convincing? The first of the three shorts – Magnetic Rose – was written by the singular Satoshi Kon.

This one-time-only YouTube Premiere will allow fans across the US and Canada to all watch the anime in real time and chat along. Think of it as a massive movie screening spanning two countries – and you can talk to fans new and old through the whole event!

The YouTube Premiere of Memories is ONLY available on Nov 19 from 10:30 PM to 12:30 AM Eastern. It will not be archived after it is over. For more rare and underrated anime classics, visit retrocrush.tv.

Fri, Nov 20 – 4 to 6 PM Eastern

It’s time for some Friday fun! Anime NYC and RetroCrush are proud to present a YouTube Premiere of Fatal Fury!

Based on the hit fighting game, the Fatal Fury movie follows Terry Bogard and his friends in their quest to stop a megalomaniac from finding the magical armor of Mars and is directed by the over-the-top Masami Obari!

This one-time-only YouTube Premiere will allow fans across the US and Canada to all watch the anime in real time and chat along. Think of it as a massive movie screening spanning two countries – and you can talk to fans new and old through the whole event!

The YouTube Premiere of Fatal Fury is ONLY available on Nov 20 from 4 to 6 PM Eastern. It will not be archived after it is over. For more rare and underrated anime classics, visit retrocrush.tv.

Friday, Nov 20 – 7 to 9:40 PM Eastern

​Studio CHIZU, GKIDS Films, and Anime NYC are proud to host a Twitter Watch Party to celebrate the second anniversary of the North American release of Academy Award-nominated director Mamoru Hosoda’s (​Summer Wars​, ​Wolf Children​) MIRAI!

Join at 7 PM Eastern to be part of a special chat with Yuichiro Saito (@StudioCHIZU), Studio CHIZU’s co-founder and Producer of MIRAI. He will answer questions, interact with fans, and share some special moments from the making of the film.

Then at 8 PM Eastern, fans are encouraged to Press Play on their ​physical ​and ​digital ​copies of MIRAI for a Twitter Watch Party. MIRAI is streaming on Netflix and also available on ​Blu-ray, DVD, and various digital platforms. Learn more at ​MiraiMovie.com​.

Through the whole event, tweet with and watch the hashtag #MiraiWatchParty to hang out with Mr. Saito and fans! Plus, look out for special giveaways throughout the event.