The Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival 2018

The Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival returns this month taking place in Cardiff next week before its second round in Aberystwyth, Wales in October.

The Dates are as follows:

  • Cardiff : 28th – 30th September

  • Aberystwyth: 20th – 21st October

Several anime films will be screened during the events which include Arrietty, Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, Tokyo Ghoul (Live-Action) and Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening, as well as talks from industry insiders and autograph signing events. Full program information can be found here.

As with last years event, there will be a raffle draw at both events with prizes including DVD sets from MVM Entertainment, Dwarf Studio signed goods, Ardman Animations signed book and a surprise gift from Keep It Secret amongst other goodies.

The Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival was created by organizer Mrs Eiko Ishii Meredith and first launched in November 2010 at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. For more information on the Festival and tickets, make your way to Festival’s site here.