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Princess Mononoke 25th anniversary screening @ Japan Society



Princess Mononoke © 1997 Studio Ghibli - ND.
Princess Mononoke © 1997 Studio Ghibli - ND

Manhattan based Japan Society will show Princess Mononoke for a 25th anniversary screening in 35mm on July 22, 2022.

Princess Mononoke is the latest centerpiece of Japan Society’s Monthly Anime Series that started with Ghost in the Shell back in April. There will be a single showtime for Princess Mononoke at Japan Society on Friday, July 22 at 7:00 pm sharp.

Tickets are $5 for all Japan Society members, $15 for non-members, and $12 for students and seniors.

Princess Mononoke – 25th anniversary NYC screening in 35mm: Synopsis

Princess Mononoke © 1997 Studio Ghibli - ND.

Princess Mononoke © 1997 Studio Ghibli – ND.

“To commemorate 25 years since its 1997 release, Hayao Miyazaki’s mystical epic Princess Mononoke screens in 35mm on July 22, 2022 in the Monthly Anime series. This is the final screening in the spring/summer 2022 in-person monthly anime showcase.
SYNOPSIS: The arrival of a diseased boar spirit, enraged and corrupted by an iron slug, leaves young warrior prince Ashitaka infected by its demon curse. With his days numbered, Ashitaka journeys westward to seek a cure for his affliction, tracing the boar’s path to the sacred forest of the Deer God, a forbidden realm belonging to an ancient forest spirit.
Upon his arrival, Ashitaka stumbles into an elemental conflict between the forest’s protector San, a fearless warrior princess raised by wolves, and a neighboring iron town that has ravaged the earth.
About Princess Mononoke: Released to universal acclaim, Hayao Miyazaki’s 14th-century tale is one of the director’s grandest achievements, a sweeping epic with breathtaking visuals and profound thematic ambitions that has captivated audiences ever since its release.
Director Hayao Miyazaki, 1997, 134 min., 35mm, color, in Japanese with English subtitles. With Yoji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yuko Tanaka.
Monthly Anime is presented by Yen Press. Additional support is provided by Sapporo U.S.A. The screening of Princess Mononoke is supported by Kodansha USA Publishing, LLC.”

COVID-19 Policy for attendance at Japan Society in NYC

“- Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth at all times. Masks with vents/bandanas are not permitted. Respirator-style masks (N95, KN95, KF94, etc.) are encouraged.
– Bring proof of vaccination and photo ID with you. As of February 1, proof of a booster shot is required for anyone who is eligible, with a 4-week grace period after eligibility.
For more information, take a look at Japan Society’s Visitor Policies and Safety Protocols.”

Princess Mononoke 1997 Vintage Trailer

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