Animejin News - 20th October 1999


Jin Roh at the LFF

This year's London Film Festival is keeping to it's tradition of showing
a recent unreleased anime film as part of the festival. This year's
offering is Jin Roh, directed by Hiroyuki Okiura.

Showings are at the Odean West End (Leicester Square), at 9pm on Monday
15th November and 4pm on Wednesday 17th November. Tickets are 8.50 each -
credit card bookings can be made by phone on 0207 928 3232.


Dope Sheet

Channel 4's late night animation programme 'Dope Sheet' has return for a
new four part series. Some anime-related content is expected after a number
of fans were interviewed for the programme at a recent London Anime Club
meeting. Details are not clear, but it appears that the programme on Monday
25th October at five past midnight is the one to watch.


Aya Next looms

A quick reminder that it now only two weeks to go until UK anime fandom
converges on the Grand Hotel, Birmingham for Aya-Next, the follow-up to
last year's successful Ayacon convention organised by Anime Central. Check
out the convention web site at
for details.


Current UK anime release schedule

All of the following dates are subject to change.

Out now       : Night Warriors vol. 1 (P), Night Warriors vol. 2 (P)
              : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 7 (M), Perfect Blue (M).
1st November  : Legend of Crystania - A New Beginning (A),
                Sonic The Hedgehog - The Movie (A),
                801 TTS Airbats vol. 2 (A)
November      : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 8 (M)
December      : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 9 (M)
January       : Fist of the North Star TV vol. 10 (M)
February      : Astroboy vol. 1 (M)
21st February : Ghost in the Shell (M - DVD)
March         : Rayearth vol. 1 (M)

(A)=ADV Films, (M)=Manga Entertainment, (P)=Pioneer Anime, (V)=MVM