Animejin News - 31st August 1996

Tenji - The 1996 Manga Exhibition

Hot off the press, here is the text of the press release:

 "Britain's first exhibition of original Japanese manga and anime opens at
  the Ritzy Cinema in Brixtons Coldharbour Lane, London SW2. Tenji, The
  Manga Exhibition, 1996 has been curated by Manga Entertainment - the
  company which pioneered Japanese animation in the UK - and will run from
  September 27th until October 14th, 1996.

 "On show will be original artwork, Japanese storyboards and animation cels
  from such classic Manga films as Akira, Patlabor, Urotsukidoji and Ghost
  in the Shell. There will also be the opportunity to learn about the
  history and development of anime and manga in Japan with question and
  answer sessions and guest speakers. The exhibition will feature regular
  film screenings - many in their original Japanese subtitled form -
  including a special early premiere of Junk Boy.

 "The launch of Tenji (Japanese for Exhibition) will provide the most
  comprehensive insight into Manga and Anime yet seen in the UK.

 "Features of Tenji: The Manga Exhibition 1996 include:
  -Original cover artwork
  -Original animation cels from the films (many of which will be for sale)
  -Original Japanese storyboards
  -Original manga (comics), books and graphic novels
  -Limited edition Japanese posters
  -Original anime models and toys
  -Original anime soundtracks
  -Talks from experts on the genre
  -Japanese food and drink
  -Japanese martial arts demonstrations
  -Anime tattooists
  -Japanese DJs

 "Admittance: free - Screenings: 6 Pounds (concessions available)"

A screening schedule is also given:

Fri 27th Sept: Ghost in the Shell
Sat 28th Sept: Bubblegum Crash 1-3, Battle Angel Alita, Cyber City 1-3
Sun 29th Sept: Maddox 01, Appleseed, 3x3 Eyes 1&2
Mon 30th Sept: Venus Wars, Gunhed
Tue 1st Oct  : Space Adventure Cobra, Wings of Honneamise
Wed 2nd Oct  : Macross Plus Feature OR Bubblegum Crash 1-3 OR Junk Boy
Thur 3rd Oct : Castle of Cagliostro
Fri 4th Oct  : Godzilla vs Mothra, Legend of the Overfiend
Sat 5th Oct  : Tokyo Last Megalopolis, Wicked City, Legend of the Overfiend
Sun 6th Oct  : Tokyo Last Megalopolis, 3x3 Eyes 1&2
Mon 7th Oct  : Dominion tank Police
Tue 8th Oct  : Goku Midnight Eye
Wed 9th Oct  : Project A-Ko
Thur 10th Oct: Heroic Legend of Arislan, Vampire Hunter D
Fri 11th Oct : Ghost in the Shell, Junk Boy
Sat 12th Oct : New Gall Force 1&2 OR Macross Plus Feature, Street Fighter II,
               Crying Freeman 1-6, Ninja Scroll, Kabuto, Fist of the North Star
Sun 13th Oct : Street Fighter II, Ninja Scroll, Golgo 13