November 10, 2002 West Toledo Branch Library – 1329 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo OH Schedule:6:40: Prelude: Your Moment of TokusatsuArrive early for a taste of anime’s cousin- the over-the-top special-efficts live action shows that rule Sunday mornings in Japan! 7:00 Greeting- Watching any good anime lately? Program: We’ll take a look at retro classic Dirty…
Satoshi Kon – the Illusionist – Wed July 17, 7:00pm
Kon wrote and directed four movies and a TV series before his tragic death. His highly-acclaimed work has been described as “gritty, intense, and at times even nightmarish,” with themes of obsession and illusion vs reality. We’ll check them out, discussing themes, styles, and what makes them worth watching, ending with an open discussion.
Reminder- this is tomorrow (Wednesday) night! Please share with anyone you think might attend! We’ll also see a couple surprise short-episode shows as a prelude. Anime Romance is in the air! Wait, there’s magic too? Let’s look at clips and explore some of the best shows in this genre. What are your favorites? Which go…