Evangelion 1.01, Shiki-Jitsu, Love and Pop

Evangelion 1.01, Shiki-Jitsu, and Love and Pop will be screening at an all night Saturday event at the Shin-Bungeiza in the Ikebukuro area of Tokyo on February the 14th. The Shin-Bungeiza is reknown for showing movies all night and you can stay for as many movies as you want.

Love and Pop, Anno’s first live action movie, was made in 1998 and won the “Best New Director” and “Best New Talent” (Asumi Miwa) prize at the Yokohama Film Festival. Shiki-Jitsu (roughly translated as “Ritual Day”) was Anno’s second live action movie. It was made in 2000 and received the “Best Artistic Contribution Award” at the Tokyo International Film Festival.