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Film: Animezing - Brave Story

  • Japan Information and Culture Center 1150 18th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States (map)

-Brave Story- | October 28, 2015 | Wednesday, 6:30PM  

Adventure | Not Rated | 2006 | 111 min | In Japanese with English subtitles


Japan Academy Award Nominee

Best Animated Film, 2007

Young Wataru lives a carefree life until he learns of his parents' divorce and his mother is suddenly hospitalized. Feeling trapped and helpless, he longs to somehow escape his fate.

Enter the enigmatic Mitsuru, who presents Wataru with a solution to his troubles. If Wataru goes to the magical world of Vision and can prove himself a worthy hero, the Goddess of Fortune will grant him one wish.

Seizing the opportunity, Wataru discovers the portal to Vision and decides to face the challenges that separate him from achieving his goal. But will he have the courage necessary to change his destiny?

Screening Materials provided by the Japan Foundation.


Please join us for a thrilling Halloween-themed evening at the JICC! Wear your favorite costume and trick-or-treat with staff following the film.

Happy Halloween!

Warning: This film is unrated but parental guidance is suggested as some scenes may be frightening for young children.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for security purposes. Click here to register.

Doors open at 6:00PM and will close once seating is full or promptly at 7:00PM.

Registered guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that seating is limited and

registration does not guarantee guests a seat.

This program is presented in cooperation with the Japan Foundation.