Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo (Tokyo Movie Shinsha, 1988, 125 min., 35mm)
Clandestine army activities threaten the war torn city of Neo-Tokyo when a mysterious being with powerful psychic abilities escapes his prison and inadvertently draws a violent motorcycle gang into a heinous web of experimentation. As a result, a biker with a twisted mind embarks on a path of war, seeking revenge against a society what once called him weak.
5:00 PM - Reception (Room 108, Whitney Humanities Center)
6:30 PM - Film Screening (Auditorium, Whitney Humanities Center)
Introduction by Jason Douglass, Series Organizer, Ph.D Student in Film & Media Studies and East Asian Languages & Literatures.
Print dubbed in English.
This screening is presented as part of an ongoing film series entitled “Monsters in Motion: Spring Film Series on Animated Monsters and/in East Asia.”
Still image and synopsis courtesy of Funimation.