The Animation is Film Festival has announced the anime it will be screening during the event. The festival will host the North American premieres of the Mirai, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas, and Okko’s Inn anime. It will also have the Los Angeles premiere of the Penguin Highway anime film. All the screenings except for Mirai will be in Japanese with English subtitles only.
Director Mamoru Hosoda will attend the festival for Q&A sessions. The event will also screen his The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children, and The Boy and The Beast films. His Mirai film will be the opening film, and will screen in both English and Japanese.
The Animation is Film Festival will be taking place October 19-21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Mirai will screen on Friday, October 19, 2018. Okko’s Inn, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, and Summer Wars will screen on Saturday, October 20, 2018, while I Want to Eat Your Pancreas, Penguin Highway, Wolf Children, and The Boy and The Beast will screen on Sunday, October 21, 2018.