Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art Holds Special Screenings of Mamoru Oshii Works


The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo will hold special screenings of anime and live-action works of acclaimed Japanese director Mamoru Oshii, titled “Directed by Mamoru Oshii― His Own Selection,” at its film center (Cinema 1, second floor) from January 10 to 22. The museum was opened as Japan’s first National Museum of Art in 1952.

 

The screening program covers from his first critically recognized anime film “Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer” (1982) to his most recent anime short “Je t’aime” (2010). Oshii himself will also join the admission-free talk shows on January 10 and 21.

 

 

Schedule:

 

January 10:

 14:30 – “K-tai Investigator 7” 19th&20th episodes (2008, 49 minutes)

             “The Next Generation -Patlabor-” 5th&6th episodes (2014, 96 minutes)

 17:00 – Mamoru Oshii talk show

 19:00 – “Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer” (1982, 98 minutes)

 

January 11:

 15:00 – “Angel’s Egg” (1985, 71 minutes)

             “Twilight Q: FILE538” (1987, 30 minutes)

 19:00 – “The Red Spectacles” (1987/live-action, 116 minutes)

 

January 12:

 15:00 – “Ghost In The Shell” (1995, 85 minutes)

 19:00 – “Patlabor 2: The Movie” (1993, 113 minutes)

 

January 13:

 15:00 – “Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence” (2004, 99 minutes)

 19:00 – “Assault Girls” (2009/live-action, 70 minutes)

             “Jutteki: Steel Battalion” (2012/game trailer, 3 minutes)

             “KILLERS:.50 Woman (2003/live-action, 18 minutes)

             “Shin-Onna Tachiguishi Retsuden – The Golden Fish Girl” (2007/live-action, 15 minutes)

             “Shin-Onna Tachiguishi Retsuden – Assault Girl (2007/live-action, 8 minutes)

             “Kill – Assault Girl 2” (2008/live-action, 11 minutes)

 

January 14:

 13:00 – “Stray Dog: Kerberos Panzer Cops” (1991/live-action, 99 minutes)

 16:00 – “Avalon” (2001/live-action, 106 minutes)

 

January 15:

 13:00 – “Tachiguishi Retsuden” (2006, 104 minutes)

 16:00 – “The Sky Crawlers” (2008, 122 minutes)

             “JE T’AIME” (2010/MV for GLAY, 12 minutes)

 

January 17:

 15:00 – “Avalon” 

 19:00 – “Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence” 

 

January 18:

 15:00 – “The Sky Crawlers”/”JE T’AIME”

 19:00 – “Stray Dog: Kerberos Panzer Cops” 

 

January 19:

 15:00 – “The Red Spectacles”

 19:00 – “Tachiguishi Retsuden” 

 

January 20:

 15:00 – “Patlabor 2: The Movie” 

 18:30 – “K-tai Investigator 7” 19th&20th episodes 

             “The Next Generation -Patlabor-” 5th&6th episodes 

 

January 21:

 12:30 – “Assault Girls” 

             “Jutteki: Steel Battalion” 

             “KILLERS:.50 Woman

             “Shin-Onna Tachiguishi Retsuden – The Golden Fish Girl” 

             “Shin-Onna Tachiguishi Retsuden – Assault Girl 

             “Kill – Assault Girl 2”

 14:45 – Mamoru Oshii talk show

 17:00 – “Ghost In The Shell” 

 

January 22:

 13:00 – “Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer”

 16:00 – “Angel’s Egg”

             “Twilight Q: FILE538” 

 

 

Date: January 10 (Tue) – 22 (Sun)

Location: Cinema 1 (2nd floor)

Capacity: 310 seats

Fee per film: Single Ticket 520 / University, College & High School Students

                  Seniors (age 65 or over) 310

                  Elementary & Junior High School Pupils 100

                  Disabled People (with one companion) and “Campus Members” free

 

Source: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo  

 



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