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We’re 10-year veterans to Chicago's anime underground, and we're excited to share our knowledge with you. Check out upcoming events and resource links below.

Spirited Away

Siskel Film Center

“In this Studio Ghibli classic, Japan’s first and only winner of an Oscar for Best Animated Feature, ten-year-old Chihiro becomes separated from her parents in what appears to be an abandoned theme park but turns out to be a ghostly spa for gods and nature spirits, ruled by a canny witch. Surrounded by shape-shifting goblins, Chihiro learns to rely on herself as she navigates a world in which nothing is what it seems. In Japanese with English subtitles. 35mm.”

Howl’s Moving Castle

Chicagoland Theaters

“Howl’s Moving Castle is a 2004 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The story is set in a fictional kingdom where both magic and early 20th century technology are prevalent, against the backdrop of a war with another kingdom. The film tells the story of a young hatter named Sophie after she is turned into an old woman by a witch’s curse. She encounters a wizard named Howl, and gets caught up in his resistance to fighting for the king.” – Wikipedia

Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] I. presage flower

Chicagoland Theaters

“This is the story of an omnipotent container able to grant the wish of anyone who claims it—the Holy Grail. The third route of the visual novel game, Fate/stay night, Heaven’s Feel, also known as the Sakura Route,
will be brought to the big screen at last. Seen through the eyes of Sakura Matou, who’s in love with the hero, Shirou, this tale will close in on the truth about the Holy Grail War. It is the saga following Fate (a.k.a. the Saber Route), depicting the wish of Saber, the Servant summoned by Shirou, and Unlimited Blade Works (a.k.a. the Rin Route), which, through the battles fought by the magus Rin Tohsaka, depicted the path taken by the hero, Shirou Emiya.”

Anime Movie Night: Black Clover Eps 1–4

Chicagoland Theaters

“In a world where magic is everything, Asta and Yuno are both found abandoned at a church on the same day. While Yuno is gifted with exceptional magical powers, Asta is the only one in this world without any. At the age of fifteen, both receive grimoires, magic books that amplify their holder’s magic. Asta’s is a rare Grimoire of Anti-Magic that negates and repels his opponent’s spells. Being opposite but good rivals, Yuno and Asta are ready for the hardest of challenges to achieve their common dream: to be the Wizard King. Giving up is never an option!”

C2E2 2018

McCormick Place

“The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – also known as C2E2 – is a comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games. From a Show Floor packed with hundreds of Exhibitors and Artist Alley members, to Panels, Autograph Sessions and screening rooms featuring sneak peeks at upcoming films and television shows, C2E2 gives Fans a chance to interact with their favorite Creators and Celebrities and delivers a weekend of pop culture and fandom in downtown Chicago.”