J-Film: Neko Atsume House
Presented by the Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan and Japan Commerce Association of Washington, D.C., Inc.
Image: © 2017 Hit-Point/"Neko Atsume House" Production Committee
Based on the hit mobile game "Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector"!
Masaru is in a slump. After winning a rookie author award at a young age, his ability to write has gone downhill. In a misguided attempt to cheer him up, his editor Michiru ends up pushing Masaru further into his misery.
One night, Masaru meets a strange fortune teller who "advises" him to move to the country side. Although the change of scenery seems promising for his career he quickly discovers that there is still something missing. One day, as he sits in his yard contemplating life, a cat saunters into view. The writer and the feline stare at each other until the cat bounds away. Wanting to entice the cat back, Masaru goes to a pet shop and begins building a strange yard…
Starring Atsushi Ito, Shioli Kutsuna, Tae Kimura, Tomoro Taguchi
In Japanese with English subtitles | Not Rated | 2017 | 92 min | Directed by Masatoshi Kurakata
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.