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Thursday, 02 September 2010 13:32

Scotland Loves AnimeScotland Loves Anime have now released their guestlist for their upcoming events in Glasgow (8-10 October) and Edinburgh (15-17 October), with Jonathan Clements, Satoshi Nishiura and Shigeru Kitayama all appearing. Read on for full details..

GLASGOW, UK - September 1st, 2010 - Scotland Loves Animation is proud to announce several pieces of information regarding our first event - Scotland Loves Anime.

Ticket sales in Glasgow, at the Glasgow Film Theatre have now gone live as of today for Scotland Loves Anime. They are available via the GFT's ticket sales site here: Then click on "Scotland Loves Anime" in the left sidebar of events to get the full events listing so far.

Ticket sales in Edinburgh at the Filmhouse will be announced via our website, Twitter and Facebook as soon as they go live. Scotland Loves Anime in Edinburgh no later than end of next week.

To celebrate this - we are pleased to announce the first three guests in the lineup for Scotland Loves Anime.

Appearing for both weekends of Scotland Loves Anime.

Jonathan Clements is the author of Schoolgirl Milky Crisis: Adventures in the Anime and Manga Trade, and co-author of the Anime Encyclopedia. He is currently writing his PhD thesis on An Industrial History of Japanese Animation.

Appearing during the Glasgow weekend (8/10/10-10/10/10) of Scotland Loves Anime ONLY.

Mr Satoshi Nishimura has worked for years as an animator on numerous anime titles providing key animation and story board work. He has worked on numerous series including Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru, Future GPX Cyber Formula, Cardcaptor Sakura, Dragonball, Paradise Kiss and more. Later, Mr Nishimura became a Director with several equally notable titles to his credit, including Trigun, and Hajime no Ippo. Mr Nishimura’s latest title is Trigun Badlands Rumble.

Appearing during the Glasgow weekend (8/10/10-10/10/10) of Scotland Loves Anime ONLY.

Mr Shigeru Kitayama joined Victor Japan in 1984 and became an animation producer in 1993 after an assistant producer position in the anime titled Ninja Scroll. He is also the current chief producer of Flying Dog Inc. Mr Kitayama enjoys war and “spaghetti-western” movies with hobbies consisting mainly of plastic models and toy guns. He also plays guitar for an amateur band. Mr Kitayama has worked on such titles such as Trigun, Excel Saga, Noir, Gungrave and Madlax. ABOUT SCOTLAND LOVES ANIME:
Scotland Loves Anime features an eclectic selection of Japanese animation at venues in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Dundee. The season’s line-up includes the UK premieres of Badlands Rumble and One Piece Strong World, as well as the Scottish premieres of Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva and Summer Wars. Scotland Loves Anime also includes some special guest appearances and other supporting events.

Scotland Loves Anime is supported by: Manga Entertainment, the Japan Foundation, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Arts and Business Scotland,, Kadokawa Pictures and Flying Dog.

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