September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Regal L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center
1000 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
This three day festival (September 15-17) will showcase over 20 anime films, including recently popular hits in Japan and also classic titles that are fan favorites. The festival will feature a full list of events in addition to the film screenings including an opening night red carpet gala and Q&A sessions with directors, voice actors, and film creators to further excite festival-goers. All screenings will be held in a cinema featuring state-of-the-art equipment, high quality images, and high performance sound to deliver anime films in their full splendor to awaiting fans.
2017 marks the 100th year since animation film was born in Japan, and LA-AFF brings popular animation films from recent years as well as classic masterpieces of all time. LA-AFF will be showing films loved by people of all ages in the mecca of entertainment, Los Angeles. The line up includes, “Kiki’s Delivery Service” from Studio Ghibli, “Miss Hokusai,” a story about the daughter of Japanese Ukiyo-e artist Hokusai and the ordinary lives of people in the Edo era, “009 RE:CYBORG, ” the modern version of Shotaro Ishinomori’s “Cyborg 009” in 3D, and “Innocence,” a sequel to “Ghost in the Shell,” which recently received a Hollywood film adaptation, on 35mm print.