Briefs

Announcements, news, and highlights worth nothing from across Chicagoland.

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    Announcing – Chicago シカゴ – A Short Film

    Local filmmakers and Japanese culture enthusiasts are seeking financial contributions to finish their project. “シカゴ is a short film about a Japanese foreign exchange student named Risa, who must find her place in…

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    Call for Attack on Titan Cosplayers!

    Local studio Seth Deming Films is producing a live-action short. They’re big fans of the series and want to feature local Attack on Titan cosplayers in their film. The test shots in their YouTube pitch video look amazing! So if you’re interested in this…

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    K MISSING KINGS Coming to Chicago

    K MISSING KINGS is getting a limited North American theatrical release starting July 18th and Chicago’s on the list! For K fans, this is a sequel picking up where the series left off. We’ll…

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    Tiger & Bunny: The Movie comes to Chicago!

    Viz announced the Tiger & Bunny: The Movie theatrical lineup and Chicago’s listed! Stay tuned for more details. Via AnimeNewsNetwork.

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    TIGER & BUNNY Movie Survey

    The folks at Viz are polling the anime community to gauge interest on the new TIGER & BUNNY movie, The Rising. The survey states “your responses will help decide the select cities…

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    Demand Evangelion: 3.0!

    ELEVEN ARTS recently announced a list of cities that will be screening the latest Eva film. Brace yourself… Chicago did not make the cut. How come? Because not enough fans have requested a…

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    Alleged pickpocket targets Chicago cosplay community

    Word is some attendees at cosplay gatherings had some cash disappear on them recently. Local cosplay artist and photographer RamenCartel posted a notice about a potential pickpocket attending these events, using glomping…

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    Update – Convention Organizers in Hot Water for Unauthorized Use of Domo-Kun Brand

    Update at 8:40pm on July 27: The folks at AnimeCon.org (including Kopf) sent a notice to their email subscribers on the newly renamed convention, Con Alt Delete. No other changes to the…

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    Meet Chicago Cosplay Photographers in this Awesome Interview Video

    Videographer Hikikomorisama captured a summer cosplay outing at the Chicago Botanic Gardens and took the opportunity to highlight some of Chicago’s local photographers and videographers in action. Meet Viet, Soy Sauce, Keir, Kersten, Sen and Ruddy in…

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    The Best of Studio Ghibli at Siskel Film Center

    The Gene Siskel Film Center is reprising Ghibli film screenings throughout July! In addition to much-loved titles by Hayao Miyazaki, this summer’s run will also include Isao Takahata’s Grave of the Fireflies and Goro Miyazaki’s…