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Film Showing: MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM I Animezing

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

Presented by the Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan

The JICC is excited to present a special Animezing! - SUMMER OF GUNDAM with screenings of the complete theatrical MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM Movie Trilogy!


The first part of the theatrical trilogy of the classic mecha anime: MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM!

In the year 0079 of the Universal Century, the war between the Earth Federation and the Principality of Zeon has reached a stalemate. However, when Zeon learns about the Federation’s new mobile suits being developed at the Side 7 space colony, Char Aznable launches an attack to destroy them. A boy named Amuro Ray finds himself caught up in the conflict when he becomes the unwilling pilot of the Federation’s new mobile suit - the Gundam.

Recommended for ages 13 and over.

In Japanese with English subtitles | Not Rated, Recommended for 13+ | 140 min | 1981 | Directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino

Check out information about the screenings of the second and third parts below!

MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM II Soldiers of Sorrow - Friday, August 5 at 6:30 PM

MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM III Encounters in Space - Friday, August 12 at 6:30 PM


This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for security purposes. Screening begins at 6:30PM. No admission or re-entry will be permitted after 7:00PM or when seating is filled, whichever occurs first. Registered guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Please arrive early as seating is limited and registration DOES NOT guarantee guests a seat.


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Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) - Add to Calendar


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