Angels Invade Tokyo; EVA Invades Theaters

Topic started by gia on June 13, 2009. Last post by transgojobot 5 years, 9 months ago.
Post by gia (3,032 posts) See mini bio Level 13

Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone is starting to hit a few theaters in the US and Canada. FUNimation has a complete list of screenings, including Anime Expo's, a newly-added one in Seattle from the 3rd to the 9th, the Alamo Drafthouse in Houston, and, on September 30th, a LOT of theaters in Canada.

So far we haven't seen anything like the Canada run for the US, but people in LA, Seattle, Houston, Phoenix, San Diego/Riverside, and Boston will all get their chances to see the flick on the big screen.

Hmm...I'm already probably going to Seattle on July 10th for Blood: The Last Vampire (unless a Portland screen is added); maybe I'll head up July 9th and stay overnight so I can see Eva, too. Time to look up the hostels...

How about you folks? How many of you are going to get to see it in theaters? How many of you will spew out righteous fury until a theater closer to you opens up?

(via AICN Anime)
Post by Schwindelmagier (314 posts) See mini bio Level 6
Oh I'm definitely going to see this! Heh, when I saw Canada mentioned there I got all giddy. XD
Post by Zeouterlimits (516 posts) See mini bio Level 7
Perhaps next year maybe... perhaps.
Post by gia (3,032 posts) See mini bio Level 13
@Schwindelmagier: I knew you'd be excited! ;)
Post by Niko (865 posts) See mini bio Level 8
So, why does America only get 10 showing?
Post by lanaswift (636 posts) See mini bio Level 4
@Niko: Because we suck.
Post by Chibi_Kaji (89 posts) See mini bio Level 2
I might have went to see it if it was actually playing somewhere in NY.
Post by gia (3,032 posts) See mini bio Level 13
@Chibi_Kaji: It still might; I'm sure FUNimation is still working on more release stuff.
Post by DJTyrant (118 posts) See mini bio Level 2
You're not going to see it at AX :)?
Post by transgojobot (122 posts) See mini bio Level 2
I'll peg the Imaginasian in NYC as a likely destination, since they've screened films distributed by both FUNi and Eleven Arts (distributor of the Eva 1.0) in the past. IFC and Landmark Sunshine are also some possibilities. I'd like to believe that negotiations with NYC theater owners are ongoing.
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