AICN Anime - In California? Want to See Hayao Miyazaki (Kiki's Delivery Service, Totoro, Spirited Away) in Person?
Kai-Ming Cha's Boiled Egg blog revealed ticket to legendary director Hayao Miyazaki's appearance at University of California, Berkeley go on sale at noon (PAC) June 2nd. See here for the tickets and The Center for Japanese Studies at the University of California, Berkeley's 50th anniversary site. Saturday, July 25, 2009 Hayao Miyazaki in Conversation 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM Zellerbach Auditorium For this extremely rare, U.S. appearance, Hayao Miyazaki will be interviewed on stage, followed by a question and answer period with the audience. Join us for an opportunity to engage Miyazaki in a conversation about more than just anime— the social issues and ideas that his films champion, including the future of Japan and the role of the artist in a rapidly evolving world. For tickets to this limited-seating engagement, please visit http://tickets.berkeley.edu/
*The Center for Japanese Studies at the University of California, Berkeley is proud to award internationally acclaimed filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki with the 2009 Berkeley Japan Prize, which honors individuals from all disciplines and professions who have, over a lifetime influenced the world’s understanding of Japan. In conjunction with his in-person acceptance of the award, Hayao Miyazaki will be honored with a series of events held on the UC Berkeley campus, celebrating his timeless body of film work. Hayao Miyazaki is the second recipient of the recently inaugurated Berkeley Japan Prize; the 2008 winner was novelist Haruki Murakami. The Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley will also be presenting a A Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki with screenings of Sunday, July 12, 2009 4:00 p.m. My Neighbor Totoro Hayao Miyazaki (Japan, 1988) Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:00 p.m. Porco Rosso Hayao Miyazaki (Japan, 1992) Sunday, July 19, 2009 2:30 p.m. Castle in the Sky Hayao Miyazaki (Japan, 1986) Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7:00 p.m. Princess Mononoke Hayao Miyazaki (Japan, 1997) Friday, July 24, 2009 San Francisco Bay Area Premiere of Hayao Miyazaki’s Ponyo Wheeler Hall 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Saturday, July 25, 2009 The Hayao Miyazaki Symposium Institute of East Asian Studies 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Free and open to the public Leading scholars of Japanese popular culture, literature, and film will discuss Hayao Miyazaki’s work and his international influence in a roundtable panel discussion.
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June 1, 2009, 4:26 p.m. CST
June 1, 2009, 4:27 p.m. CST
I don't really have a life. Please don't insult the less fortunate. Again, I apologize.
June 1, 2009, 4:44 p.m. CST
June 1, 2009, 5:13 p.m. CST
And the cool ones like Back To The Future are told to us 10 minutes before the thing fucking starts.
June 1, 2009, 5:21 p.m. CST
That's awesome. Wish we could get him down to Austin... would be Fantastic.
June 1, 2009, 5:51 p.m. CST
by Spaz Medicine
is a pretty big state. Just sayin'. And DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD, if you reside in the LA area, you should be checking the New Beverly's website (the Aero too, for that matter) regularly. There's always awesome shit going on there. www.newbevcinema.com
June 1, 2009, 6:06 p.m. CST
I wish I still lived in California. This might be worth the flight, though...
June 1, 2009, 6:06 p.m. CST
I saw a Japaneese version without subtitles keep a room full of non-J speakers spellbound in 1984
June 1, 2009, 6:14 p.m. CST
scheduling this during the Comic-Con Week(end)... just a 2 hour drive to San Diego.
June 1, 2009, 6:18 p.m. CST
June 1, 2009, 6:38 p.m. CST
If they were playing that I just might have convinced myself to make the trip from San Diego to Berkley. Words can't express how much I love that movie.
June 1, 2009, 8:29 p.m. CST
As a $500 million dollar live action trilogy. If you haven't read the entire manga you really should treat yourself.
June 2, 2009, 12:22 a.m. CST
I Knew It! Miyazaki IS Trying To Take Over The World With Cuteness! And Ponyo is his V-2! WE MUST STOP HIM!
June 2, 2009, 7:14 p.m. CST
by Amy Chasing
You lucky, lucky bastards.
June 3, 2009, 5:48 p.m. CST
by Hikaru Ichijo
Ponyo looks awesome
June 11, 2009, 3:17 p.m. CST
HAYAO IS A CREATIVE GENIOUS!! I LOVE ALL HIS MOVIES AND I WOULD LOVE TO GO TO CALI TO SEE HIM IN PERSON... UGH!! IM IN HOUSTON..DONATIONS?? LOL
July 26, 2009, 10:33 p.m. CST
Nothing to write home about, and frankly not a great interview, but I didn't have to jump through any hoops to get there so it was definitely worth the ticket. Cool to see him in person. All hail the lady who acted as interpreter. She was the star of the show.
Feb. 11, 2010, 8:42 p.m. CST
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