THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME Opens June 13 in New York & Los Angeles
THEATRICAL POSTER GIVEAWAY AT IMAGINASIAN CENTER AND IMAGINASIAN THEATER, JUNE 13
Source: ImaginAsian Entertainment
Official Movie Site: THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME
Special Thanks to Adriana da Rosa
The ImaginAsian and the ImaginAsian Center, New York and Los Angeles’ premier Asian American theater, will host the Japanese anime film THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME in an exclusive one-week (June 13-19) theatrical run. The film will play with an English language track in New York, and a Japanese language track with English subtitles in Los Angeles.
THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME (also known as TokiKake) was directed by Mamoru Hosoda with original character designs by Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Evangelion) and features animation from Studio Madhouse. A continuation of the novel The Little Girl Who Conquered Time by Tsutsui Yasutaka, the film centers on a high school girl, Makoto, who gains the power to go backward in time after a neardeath accident at a train crossing. Since its release, the film has received great critical accolades and international awards including the “Best Animated Film” at the thirty-ninth Sitges International Film Festival, “Animation Grand Award” at the sixty-first Mainichi Film Awards, “Animation of the Year” at the thirtieth Japan Academy Prize, and received “Animation of the Year” at the Tokyo International Anime Fair.
The film features the Japanese voice talent of Riisa Naka, Takuya Ishida, Mitsutaka Itakura, Ayami Kakiuchi, Mitsuki Tanimura, Yuki Sekido, Sachie Hara, and the English voice talent of Emily Hirst, Andrew Francis, Alex Zahara, Kristie Marsden, Natalie Walters, Shannon Chan-Kent, and Saffron Henderson.
Bandai Entertainment Inc. and Kadokawa Pictures USA have also announced that the first 50 people at the 7pm showing of THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME at the ImaginAsian Center Los Angeles and the 6pm showing at the ImaginAsian Theater in New York will receive a free theatrical sized poster of the film.
Tickets are available online and at The ImaginAsian & the ImaginAsian Center box offices. The ImaginAsian Center Los Angeles is located at 251 South Main Street Los Angeles, California 90012. To contact the theater please call 213-617-1033 or visit www.iacenterla.com.
The ImaginAsian Theater New York is located at 239 East 59th Street, New York, NY, 10022. To contact the theater please call 212-371-6682 or visit www.theimaginasian.com.
About ImaginAsian Entertainment Inc.
ImaginAsian Entertainment, Inc. is a multimedia entertainment company that provides and promotes quality Asian-inspired programming. ImaginAsian brings the diverse cultures of the Asian American community to audiences nationwide. All of ImaginAsian’s programming is English-accessible, providing several platforms for the best Asian and Asian American media content to reach anyone who believes in diversity and culture.
About Bandai Entertainment Inc.
Bandai Entertainment Inc. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc. and the premier distributor of Japanese animation on DVD and programming for television broadcast in North America. Titles include THE MELANCHOLY OF HARUHI SUZUMIYA, COWBOY BEBOP, OUTLAW STAR, ESCAFLOWNE, GHOST IN THE SHELL: STAND ALONE COMPLEX, GUNDAM SEED DESTINY, MY HIME, and many more.
About Kadokawa Pictures USA Inc.
Kadokawa Pictures USA (KPUSA) the Los Angeles-based arm of the Japanese Kadokawa Group Holdings, Inc. (KGH, Inc) expands its brand of content in the growing international world of multimedia. KPUSA, remakes films and distributes its film libraries of live-action and anime from over 1700 film titles. KGH, Inc. includes Kadokawa Shoten Publishing, one of the largest publishers in Japan with over 60 year history, and Kadokawa Pictures, Japan’s major production and distribution division.