October 29, 2011
Comic Fiesta 2011 Special Screening: Hoshi Wo Ou Kodomo (Children Who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below)
Don't know what to do when Comic Fiesta 2011 Day 1 ends? Well then, do stay back for a special screening of the Southeast Asian premiere of his latest epic masterpiece: Hoshi Wo Ou Kodomo (Children Who Chase LostVoices from Deep Below)!
Directed by Makoto Shinkai, hailed as “The New Miyazaki” and the director of critically-acclaimed animated features Hoshi no Koe and 5 Centimetersper Second. Described by Shinkai himself as “his longest animation film to date”,Hoshi Wo Ou Kodomo is a gorgeously animated, action-packed tale ofadventure, friendship and romance.
And guess what? Comic Fiesta 2011 will be the FIRST screening of Hoshi Wo Ou Kodomo in Southeast Asia! Yay~!!
This film tells the story of a young girl named Asuna who spends herdays listening to a mysterious music coming from a crystal radio leftby her late father. One day, she is attacked by a monster andsubsequently saved by a boy named Shun. But Shun mysteriouslydisappears and it’s up to Asuka to find out just what is going on.
All attendees of Comic Fiesta 2011 are invited for this special screening on the night of Day 1 (17 December 2011). Also, don't forget to grab the chance to get exclusive autographed posters and folders by Makoto Shinkai himself!
More information will be released by Comic Fiesta 2011 community soon. In the mean time, keep up with the updates at http://comicfiesta.org/makoto-shinkai/, Comic Fiesta forums at http://forums.comicfiesta.org or through their Facebook account athttp://www.facebook.com/ComicFiesta.
Lastly, keep in mind that this year is the tenth year of this awesome ACG convention and it will be held at KLCC Convention Centre on 17-18 December.
See you there!