Join Culture Toronto in the best Japanese anime celebrations in Toronto!
Like watching anime with hundreds of people? Interested in imported Japanese merchandise? Do you support handmade artist goods?
This meetup will serve as a hub for getting us all into a theatre to watch great anime together. We will discuss potential movies to watch next, what we thought of previous events and how we can improve/what additions you want to see.
Our events go beyond just anime screenings though; we create large celebrations around these movies by bringing in local talent performances, social media influencers in the anime and cosplay scene, cosplay contests, a place to purchase a wide array of imported merchandise from Japan as well as local art and handmade goods made by this strong community. We also partnered with authentic Japanese cheesecake maker HCafe (formerly Uncle Tetsu) to give our guests Japanese cheesecake!
Our flagship event is the Foolish For Ghibli+ Double Feature.
These events have these cool things happening in addition to the 2 movies epic movies: • Japanese dessert for all supplied by HCafe Japanese Cafe! Vegan options available! • Authentic Studio Ghibli merchandise imported from Japan • Exclusive handmade goods and original designs by Toronto artist collective Studio Otesei • Local vocal and dance performances • Green screen fun for photobooth style fun • Social Mixer • A cosplay contest for prizes! • Raffle prizes (shirts, art, Nintendo Classic, and more) • A cosplay contest! • LIMITED SPOTS in the beautiful and intimate Fox Theatre
HISTORY: In April 2017, Culture Toronto held it's first Studio Ghibli Double Feature because we love anime, and Hayao Miyazaki does some of the best anime movies ever. Since the date was April 1st, we call these events Foolish for Ghibli! As we branch out using other anime, we'll never forget the standard we started with - now these are Foolish for Ghibli PLUS events!