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



  • The GG Film Festival features works by Mamoru Oshii, from Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer to his newest series VLADLOVE.
    • ■GG Film Festival Details
      • ■Date:
      • ■Location:
        United Cinemas Toyosu in LaLaport Toyosu
      • ■Date:
      • ■Locations:
        109 Cinemas Kawasaki in Lazona Kawasaki Plaza
        109 Cinemas Nagoya in Market Square Sasashima
        109 Cinemas Osaka Expo City in Expocity
      • ■Date:
      • ■Locations:
        United Cinemas Toyosu in LaLaport Toyosu
        United Cinemas Canal City 13 in Canal City Hakata
      - The film festival may be cancelled due to Covid.
      - Your body temperature will be measured at each location.
      - Please wear a mask and follow Covid guidelines at each location. Please check the movie theater websites for details.
      - Taking photos and recording audio and video with cameras and cellphones are strictly prohibited inside the movie theater.
    • ■GG Film Festival Benefits (Included in Ticket Price)
      1. An exclusive interview video with Mamoru Oshii
       - Video content differs for each featured work
       - The videos for Urusei Yatsura 2 and VLADLOVE will feature an interview with Mamoru Oshii and Junji Nishimura
      2. Original GG Film Festival pamphlet
       - Each featured work comes with a different pamphlet
      3. VLADLOVE artwork signed by either Mamoru Oshii or Junji Nishimura
      4. Original film festival A4 size folder

      Guests attending the film festival in Toyosu, Kawasaski, and Osaka can bring their ticket to CulZone, the official Ichigo Animation shop, on the second floor of DiverCity Tokyo Plaza in exchange for a special present available on a first-come-first-served basis.
    • ■GG Film Festival Works
      • Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer
        © Rumiko Takahashi/Shogakukan
        This second installment of the Urusei Yatsura films follows the people of Tomobikicho that have been thrown into an alternative dream world created by the main antagonist, Mujaki. The first film, Urusei Yatsura: Only You, was also directed by Mamoru Oshii, and captivated both anime fans and non-anime fans. Mamoru Oshii made his mark in the anime world with this movie.
      • Patlabor: The Movie
        This sci-fi action movie is the first movie based on the Patlabor series, which started as an original video anime in 1988. Set in a world with human-shaped robots called “Labors,” this cybercrime thriller and robot action movie focuses on the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Special Vehicle Section 2, Division 2 squad fighting crime.
      • Ghost in the Shell
        © 1995 Masamune Shirow/Kodansha/Bandai Visual/MANGA ENTERTAINMENT
        A ground-breaking sci-fi movie set in a highly advanced, futuristic society, a public-security police agent hunts down Puppet Master, an international hacker. The movie is known for its astonishing visuals of the cyber world and exploring the theme of what it means to be human.
      • Jin-Roh
        © 1999 Mamoru Oshii/BANDAI VISUAL/Production I.G
        Written by Mamoru Oshii and directed by Hiroyuki Okiura, this movie has won multiple awards at film festivals and is set in a post-war world where Japan is occupied by Germany instead of the US. With a great story and captivating images, the movie may change the way you see anime.
      • VLADLOVE Episodes 2-4
        ©2020 Mamoru Oshii/Ichigo Animation
        VLADLOVE is a comedy about a high school girl and a beautiful vampire. Mamoru Oshii’s first comedy since Urusei Yatsura, the new anime series with a “girl meets girl” theme is a must-see for all fans. The first episode is currently available for free on the official VLADLOVE YouTube channel.
    • ■Tickets/Theaters