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CLASSIC ANIME SERIES

Join us as we revisit a selection of Classic Theatrical Anime!

PAPRIKA (2006)  Rated R

TOKYO GODFATHERS (2003)  Rated PG-13

 

PAPRIKA (2006)

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Our Classic Anime Series returns this month with the 2006 PAPRIKA, from Director Satoshi Kon (PERFECT BLUE, TOKYO GODFATHERS)

Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with an 85% and a 87% Audience score!

Synopsis: Dr. Atsuko Chiba works as a scientist by day and, under the code name "Paprika," is a dream detective at night. Atsuko and her colleagues are working on a device called the DC Mini, which is intended to help psychiatric patients, but in the wrong hands it could destroy people's minds. When a prototype is stolen, Atsuko/Paprika springs into action to recover it before damage is done.

 

TOKYO GODFATHERS (2003)

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TOKYO GODFATHERS (2003) from Director Satoshi Kon (PERFECT BLUE, PAPRIKA)

Synopsis: Middle-aged alcoholic Gin (Toru Emori), teenage runaway Miyuki (Aya Okamoto) and former drag queen Hana (Yoshiaki Umegaki) are a trio of homeless people surviving as a makeshift family on the streets of Tokyo. While rummaging in the trash for food on Christmas Eve, they stumble upon an abandoned newborn baby in a trash bin. With only a handful of clues to the baby's identity, the three misfits search the streets of Tokyo for help in returning the baby to its parents.

 

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