CRX Cinema CRX Cinema FRIDAY Somali and the Forest Spirit World PremiereFriday, August 30th – 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Cinema 1 Be the first to catch the episode 1 world premiere of a new fantasy show: Somali and the Forest Spirit! A story on the journey between a golem – the guardian of the forest – and a little girl. Don’t miss this beautifully animated show that will be simulcasting on Crunchyroll starting January 2020. The Wonderland – U.S. Premiere Friday, August 30th – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Cinema 1 On the day before her birthday, young Akane meets the mysterious alchemist Hippocrates who brings her through a basement and into a fantastical world full of magic and color. He reveals that this world is in danger, and as the “Green Goddess” it is her destiny and responsibility to save this world. The only problem? Akane just wants to go home. Join them on this gorgeously animated fantasy directed by Keiichi Hara (Miss Hokusai, Colorful) and with character designs from fan favorite Ilya Kuvshinov. The Island of Giant Insects: U.S. Premiere & A Talk with Producer Tatsuya Ishiguro Friday, August 30 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Classroom 1 Join special guest Tatsuya Ishiguro as he reveals the Crunchyroll’s upcoming horror anime co-production, The Island of Giant Insects! Can the plane crash survivors stay alive on an island inhabited by giant insects? Be one of the first to get an exclusive screening of the OVA and learn more about the series before it comes to Crunchyroll this Winter! Note 18+ – ID will be checked at door BLACKFOX World Premiere Friday, August 30th 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Cinema 1 Join them on this gorgeously animated fantasy directed by Keiichi Hara (Miss Hokusai, Colorful) and with character designs from fan favorite Ilya Kuvshinov. SATURDAY Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!: Episode 1 Premiere & A Talk with Producer Hirotsugu Ogo Saturday, August 31 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Cinema 1 A genius high school girl who wishes to reincarnate as someone with average abilities in her next life, didn’t quite get there when her power turns out to be 6,800 times stronger than an average magician! Come join special guest Hirotsugu Ogo and learn about the heartwarming isekai series and behind the scenes before it comes to Crunchyroll this October! Chihayafuru Season 3 Premiere Saturday, August 31 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Cinema 1 Join the producer of Chihayafuru Season 3, Toshio Nakatani, for an exclusive look at the upcoming new season. Be one of the first to watch the return of this series, coming to Crunchyroll this Fall! In/Spectre: Episode 1-2 World Premiere & A Talk with Producer Tatsuya Ishiguro Saturday, August 31 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Cinema 1 What do you get when you cross romance and mystery with the supernatural? You get In/Spectre! Join special guest Tatsuya Ishiguro as he brings you the latest behind Crunchyroll’s upcoming anime co-production, In/Spectre! Be one of the first to get an exclusive screening of the anime and learn more about the series before it simulcasts in January 2020. Bardock: The Father of Goku: Dragon Ball Z:Fusion Reborn Saturday, August 31 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Cinema 1 Join us for screenings of beloved anime films, including a double feature presented by Toei Animation of “Dragon Ball Z: Bardock – The Father of Goku” and “Dragon Ball Z:Fusion Reborn.” SUNDAY Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms Sunday, September 1 10:45 AM – 12:45 PM A young girl from a clan of people who never age gets separated from her clan after they are attacked. She adopts an orphaned human boy, destined to outlive her. Don’t miss Mari Okada’s (Anohana) heartfelt masterpiece. *tissues not provided World Premiere: Ascendance of a Bookworm Ep1 Sunday, September 1 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Cinema 1 Don’t miss the world premiere of a new isekai series: Ascendance of a Bookworm! See how an avid bookworm ends up in another world where books are limited so she decides to embark on an adventure to create books. Be the first to catch this anime series coming this Fall! The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl Sunday, September 1 1:40 PM – 3:15 PM From the visionary mind of director Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game, Adventure Time‘s “Food Chain”) comes The Night is Short, Walk On Girl, a comedy about one epic night in Kyoto. As a group of teens go out for a night on the town, a sophomore known only as “The Girl with Black Hair” experiences a series of surreal encounters with the local nightlife… all the while unaware of the romantic longings of Senpai, a fellow student who has been creating increasingly fantastic and contrived reasons to run into her, in an effort to win her heart. World Premiere: High School Prodigies Have it Easy Even In Another World Ep1Sunday, September 1 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Cinema 1 Don’t miss the world premiere of a new isekai series: High School Prodigies Have it Easy Even In Another World! See how seven superhuman high school students rebuild another world with their expertise in politics, economics, science, and more. Be the first to catch this anime series coming this Fall!