April 2: Anime at Cherry Blossom time in Freer Gallery
NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL ANIME MARATHON*
Saturday, April 2, 11 am|Freer, Meyer Auditorium
The Freer's ninth annual anime marathon is hosted by anime expert Roland Kelts, author of Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the US. It features a Miyazaki kids' classic, a cosplay contest, a Makoto Shinkai feature and sneak preview, and a tribute to the late Satoshi Kon, who visited the marathon in 2007.
This event is cosponsored by Otakorp, Inc., and copresented with the DC Anime Club.