Every summer at Tokyo and Shinjuku, an event of an Animation Studio Sunrise, ”Sunrise Festival” is held. The films of Sunrise are going to be on the screen in Shinjuku for over 1 month. 2016 is the 7th time, titled “Sunrise Festival 2016 Manten ~Summer’s galaxy is full of dreams, fantasy night full of stars ~, which consist of 2 parts. The first part will be held on June 30th~August 12th, and the latter on August 20th~September 10th, at Theater Shinjuku, Shinjuku Piccadilly, TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku.
This year again seems to vary in lineup. Through all 34 days, normal shows and late shows will be available 29 times, and all night shows will be on screen as well. On all night shows, there will be former masterpieces like “Shippu! Iron Leaguer”, “The Vision of Escaflowne” to the standards, like “Lelouch of the Rebellion”, in addition, the brand new series “Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans”, and “THE SOUND OF TIGER & BUNNY” will be on screen too. Either series will invite special guests.
It is a special quality of Sunrise that they invite guests into so many programs. Director Yoshitomo Kometani will be invited to “Brigadoon: Marin & Melan” and “King of Braves GaoGaiGar”, Kitsuo Fukuda and Tatsuto Higuchi to “Cross Ange”, Yutaka Izubuchi and Ryusuke Hibuchi to “Mobile Suit Gundam” in 16mm film, Kazuyoshi Katayama director to “King of Thorn”, and Kitsuo Fukuda to “Future GPX Cyber Formula”.
Lots of anniversary shows will be held too. “After War Gundam X” 20th anniversary (Guest: Shinji Takamatsu), “Intrigue in the Bakumatsu: Irohanihoheto” (Guest: Ryosuke Takahashi), “MATCHLESS RAIJIN-OH” (Guest:Hideki Sonoda) will have cool guests.
In addition, “Toshifumi Kawase NIGHT!” will be held only this time, programed mainly Eldran series 3 in center. Popular films such as “Cowboy Bepop the Movie Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door”, “Mobile Fighter G Gundam“, “Aura Battler Dunbine”, and “King of Braves GaoGaiGar” will come up. We can enjoy HD films, as the old good shows becoming very clear.
The all night tickets will be advance reservation at e-plus from June 4th to June 19th. The general release will be on July 3rd, 10:00 A.M. The price is 4.300 Yen.
The normal show and the late show tickets will be on sale at each theater. These will cost 1.600 Yen, except “Future GPX Cyber Formula Broadcast”, which will be on sale for 2.500 Yen.
“Sunrise Festival 2016 Manten ~Summer’s galaxy is full of dreams, fantasy night full of stars ~
Schedule: 1st part July 30th~August 12th
2nd part August 20th~September 10th
Venue: Theater Shinjuku, Shinjuku Piccadilly, TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku
Official Website http://www.sunrise-inc.co.jp/sunfes/