VLADLOVE | Mamoru Oshii   Executive Director, ScreenplayVLADLOVE | Mamoru Oshii   Executive Director, Screenplay



  • GG Film Festival Featuring works by Mamoru Oshii
  • 12/28 VLADLOVE Screening Event & Talk Show
  • 12/18 Official shop Culzone Opens
  • The GG Film Festival will feature works by Mamoru Oshii, from Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer to his newest series VLADLOVE.
  • VLADLOVE Screening Event with Mamoru Oshii, Junji Nishimura, and the VLADLOVE Production Team on December 28!
    Opening of the Ichigo Animation Official Shop CulZone at
    AKIBA CULTURES ZONE and DiverCity Tokyo Plaza on December 18!
    Ⓒ2020 Mamoru Oshii/Ichigo Animation
    Screening Event of the First Four Episodes of VLADLOVE!
    It has been one year since the announcement of its production, and Ichigo Animation has decided to hold a screening event of VLADLOVE, Mamoru Oshii’s first anime of Japan’s Reiwa era. The event will be held on the same day as the World Premiere announced on November 20. Episodes 1 through 4 will be screened, and guests can catch a glimpse of Oshii’s newest animation techniques.

    The production team, including Executive Director Mamoru Oshii, Director Junji Nishimura, Character Design Issei Arakaki, and Animation Producer Toru Miyakoshi from the animation company Drive Inc., will appear on stage for a talk show. They will be discussing the production process and the behind-the-scenes of the series.
    VLADLOVE Screening Event Details
    • VLADLOVE Screening Event (Episodes 1~4) and Talk Show
      Guests: Mamoru Oshii, Junji Nishimura, Issei Arakaki, Toru Miyakoshi, et al.
      Place: United Cinemas Toyosu Screen No.1
      Date: December 28, 2020 (Doors Open: 4:30pm, Screening: 5:00pm to 7:30pm)
      Ticket Price: JPY 1,500 (including tax)
      Ticket Application Start Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020

      *Please note this is not the World Premiere which was previously announced.

      * Japanese only
    • Ticket Application Period:
      December 9, 2020 6:00 pm to December 16, 2020 11:59pm
      Tickets will be distributed via lottery and not by order of applications received.
    • Lottery Results Announcement Date:
      Friday, December 18, 2020
      * Winners will be notified via email to their Ticket Pay registered address.
    • Payment Due Date:
      Monday, December 21, 2020
    • Tickets will be distributed via lottery. Each person can only apply once for a limit of two tickets.
      - Due to Covid, event guests may be asked to maintain social distancing when sitting with family and friends.
      - If you are applying for two tickets, you will be asked to enter the accompanying guest's name.
      - In the case of a cancellation, the event sponsors are not responsible for refunding any ticketing fees or any other costs.
      - The event may be cancelled if Covid restrictions on movie theaters or events are issued by the government.
      - Your body temperature will be measured at the event site.
      - Please wear a mask and refrain from eating and drinking.
    • Notes Regarding Use of Ticket Pay
      -Please register as a Ticket Pay user (free of charge) when applying for tickets.
      - Applicants will be charged a ticketing fee of JPY 300 (excluding tax) to be paid at FamilyMart after registration.
      - In addition to the ticket price, there will be separate processing fees.
      - Payment can be made online via credit card or in person at Family Mart when printing your tickets.
      - Please bring your payment registration number to FamilyMart before the payment due date.

      For inquiries, please contact Ichigo Animation at info@vladlove.com
  • Ichigo Animation Official Shop CulZone Opening on December 18 on the 4th floor
    of AKIBA CULTURES ZONE and 2nd floor of DiverCity Tokyo Plaza!
    The official shop of Ichigo Animation, CulZone is opening. Focusing on anime and music themes, the shop will also have an exhibition space. The first themed shop will be the VLADLOVE Official Shop. CulZone will be opening on the fourth floor of the AKIBA CULTURES ZONE and the second floor of DiverCity Tokyo Plaza. The DiverCity Tokyo Plaza shop is a pop-up that will be open from December 18, 2020 to April 4, 2021. The lineup of items for sale will be different for each location and will also be available on the online Culzone store.
    The Team Oshii GG souvenir jackets, which are the same jackets worn by Mamoru Oshii, Junji Nishimura, and the production staff, will be available for sale.
    Ichigo Animation will expand its apparel line to offer edgy and fashionable items featuring anime series characters that can be worn daily.
    Lineup of Souvenir Jackets
    • Team Oshii GG Souvenir Jacket
      Genuine cow leather. Same jacket offered as the prize for the Oshii award under the VLADLOVE Poster Contest.
      JPY 88,000(including tax)
    • Akihabara Jacket
      A striking embroidery of a salamander on the back catches the eye. Its design is of an MA-1 flight jacket. The jacket is reversible, and an embroidery of a bat on the right shoulder adds an accent.
      JPY 18,000(including tax)