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Japanese Film Night - Bakuman

Japanese Film Night - Bakuman

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  • Thu 18 Apr, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Tue 23 Apr, 5:00pm – 8:00pm


Embassy of Japan, Level 18, 100 Willis Street, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Come along to our free Japanese Film night!

This month's film is "Bakuman"!

Drawing manga can be the death of you. Moritaka Mashiro is well aware of this, having witnessed his manga artist uncle work himself to death. He is determined to avoid the path his uncle walked, despite being a gifted illustrator, and spends his days drifting in mediocrity instead.

One day, class genius and aspiring manga writer Akito asks Moritaka if he wants team up as manga artists.

The pair work tirelessly day and night to realise their dream of creating a manga series for Shonen Jump Weekly—a considerable milestone for every manga artist. With no shortage of up-and-coming rivals, will they ever realise their dream?!

Language: Japanese with English Subtitles
Released: 2016
Director: Hitoshi Ohne
Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 120 Minutes

Free admission is based on a first-come, first-served basis, with a full theatre capacity of 60 people.

A short Japan video topics DVD will be shown from 5:15pm before the start of the feature film at 5:30pm.

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