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Animezing!: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time 

  • Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan 1150 18 Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States (map)

Animezing!: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Part of the JICC's Animation Retrospective - Journey Through Anime: Celebrating 100 Years

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

From the acclaimed director of “Summer Wars” and “The Boy and the Beast” and winner of Best Animated Film at the Japan Academy Awards and the Mainichi Film Concurs!

 After waking up late, flunking her pop quiz, embarrassing herself on numerous occasions, and starting a fire in her home economics class, high school student Makoto Konno figures she’s just having one of those days. And just when she thinks she’s made it through, the brakes on her bike malfunction putting her on a collision course with a speeding train. The life-ending accident would have been the perfect end to the worst day ever, but the strangest thing happens—she leaps backwards in time.

After unlocking her new ability, Makoto does what any teenager would do. She re-takes tests, corrects embarrassing situations, and sleeps in as late as she wants, never thinking that her carefree time travelling could have a negative effect on the people she cares about. By the time she realizes the damage she’s done, she only has a few leaps left to make things right.


In Japanese with English subtitles | Not Rated | 98 min | 2006 | Directed by Mamoru Hosoda

Image: © TOKIKAKE Film Partners.

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

Film program begins at 6:30 PM. Doors open 30 minutes prior.

No admission or re-entry will be permitted after 7:00 PM.

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.