Friday, January 20, 2012

Jan 27: Steamboy anime showing at JICC

I saw the Road of Destiny exhibit last night and enjoyed it as well.

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Friday, January 27th @ 6:30 pm


Mark your calendars!



The Road of Destiny: Ikuo Hirayama's Silk Road

Now - 2/3

Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm



J-Film  Series 


2/24 @ 6:30 pm





1150 18th St., NW  

Washington, DC 20036


(202) 238-6900 



An epic sci-fi adventure nearly a decade in the making, Steamboy marked the ambitious return of Katsuhiro Otomo, director of the groundbreaking animated feature Akira.  


Set in Victorian England against a visually striking fusion of past and future, Steamboy introduces us to the Steams: three generations of inventors perched on the precipice of a technological breakthrough. When the youngest of them, a gadget-happy boy named Ray, receives a mysterious metal ball capable of harnessing enough energy to power an entire nation, he soon finds himself at the center of an international war. In the wrong hands, the device could become a devastating weapon. Will Ray find the courage to use it to save his family and his home from destruction?


Japanese with English subtitles. Rated PG-13. 126 min, 2004. Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo.


This event is free and open to the public. Please note that seating is limited and registration does not guarantee guests a seat. Registered guests will be seated first. Open seats will be given to guests on standby when the program begins.

Embassy of Japan | 1150 18th St., NW | Suite 100 | Washington | DC | 20036

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