The news came in on the wire today that our anime-loving friends at Madman have announced the final dates for this year’s Reel Anime 2013 festival, where they intend to showcase brand-spanking-new anime in theatres across the country.
Screening this year are:
Evangelion 3.0: You Can (Not) Redo — the third feature film in the re-imagining of the much-loved Neon Genesis Evangelion series.
009 RE: Cyborg — an adaptation of influential manga Cyborg 009 helmed by Kenji Kamiyama (who also directed the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Along Complex series);
A Letter to Momo — the long-in-production second feature from Hiroyuki Okiura (Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade);
A double bill of The Garden of Words and (keenly awaited by your humble editor) the first instalment of Ghost in the Shell: Arise.
The locations and dates are as follows:
September 26 to October 9:
- Adelaide: Palace Nova Eastend
October 3 to October 16:
- Avoca Beach: Avoca Beach Picture Theatre
- Brisbane: Dendy Portside
- Canberra: Dendy Canberra
- Hobart: State Cinema
- Melbourne: Cinema Nova
- Perth: Luna Leederville
- Sydney: Dendy Newtown
You can buy tickets (once they’ve got their scheduling done) and see more information about the films at the Reel Anime website.