City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Film: Scotland Loves Anime

By edg - Posted on 11 September 2016

Girls und Panzer: The Movie
Event details

Scotland Loves Anime film festival returns for a seventh year, with a mix of classic films, films fresh out of Japan, guest speakers, a jury & audience award as well as an education day aimed at students of animation.

Film highlights includes the new film from friend of the festival, Makoto Shinkai, Your Name, which is also the first animated film to ever hit competition at the London Film Festival and is currently a storming success at the Japanese box office; A Silent Voice which will be here only a month after it opens in Japan; Kingsglaive – Final Fantasy XV which will be one of the only chances to catch the film on the big screen in the UK; and digitally restored to 2K (thanks to Andrew Partridge, Director of Scotland Loves Anime) Momotaro, Sacred Sailors, the UK premiere of the wartime animated film that inspired Osamu Tezuka, creator of Astroboy, to become an animator.

Producer and talk radio show host Kohei Kawase from Warner, director Naoyoshi Shiotani of Psycho-Pass and Blood-C The Last Dark in early November (creating an extension of Scotland Loves Anime) to celebrate the release of Tokyo Marble Chocolate and Psycho-Pass the Movie.

Long time festival supporter, Jonathan Clements will also return to present the films at both festivals and will host all talk/Q&A sessions.

In Glasgow, animator Yoshimi Itazu will be at the screening of his first directorial work Pigtails to screen in the festival.

There will also be the Judge’s Award category in which industry guests select the best of the festival; an Education Day hosted by Edinburgh College of Art with industry experts discussing all aspects of anime.


EDINBURGH – Filmhouse Cinema
Tickets : £8.20 (£6)
0131 228 2688 :

Monday 17th October
20:30 The Place Promised in Our Early Days

Tuesday 18th October
20:30: Garden of Words & Voices of a Distant Star

Wednesday 19th October
20:30: Belladonna of Sadness

Thursday 20th October
20:30: Princess Arete

Friday 21st October
(times TBC on September 12th)
Accel World – Infinite Burst
Kingsglaive – Final Fantasy XV
Kizumongatari – Part 1 & 2

Saturday 22nd October
(times TBC on September 12th):
A Silent Voice
Momotaro, Sacred Sailors
Your Name

Sunday 23rd October
(times TBC on September 12th)
Girls und Panzer: The Movie
Pigtails and other shorts from Production I.G
Persona 3 – Movie 1
The Girl Who leapt Through Time

November (dates and times coming soon):
Naoyoshi Shiotani – Special screening event + Q&A / signing.

GLASGOW – Glasgow Film Theatre
Tickets : £8 (£6.50) Season passes available
0141 332 6535 :

Friday 14th of October
(Cinema 1)
23:00 – Belladonna of Sadness

Saturday 15th of October
(Cinema 1)
13:45 Momotaro – Sacred Sailor
16:00 Pigtails & Q+A
20:15 KIngsglaive – Final Fantasy XV

Sunday 16th of October
(Cinema 1):
12:30 Anthem of the Heart
15:00 Kizumonogatari – Parts 1 & 2
17:30 Mystery Film