Unearthing Anime: Materials of Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise
30 March – 3 April 2019 12:00-18:00
Opening: Fri, 29 March 2019 16:00-18:00
Coorganized by the MEXT-funded Archive Centre for Anime Studies and Asian Link Research Center, Niigata University, Japan, and the Japanese section at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies, Stockholm University.
This exhibition presents replicas of intermediate anime materials from the animated movie Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise (Gainax, 1987). Writer and director YAMAGA Hiroyuki, now president of Gainax studio, will speak at the opening and explain the exhibits at the gallery in the afternoon of Sat. 30 March 2019.
The exhibition forms part of a symposium, which addresses the issue of archiving vernacular popular film, exploring the construction of such an archive and its potential contribution to future cultural creation. For more information, please see the University website.