About the Los Angeles Anime Film Festival
The Los Angeles Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF), presented by international creative company Rydgen Inc. in partnership with L.A. based film distribution company Azoland Pictures, is North America’s biggest anime film festival. The LA-AFF is a three day event which showcases over 20 anime films including recently released hits from Japan and fan favorite classics. In addition to the film screenings, attendees can enjoy a full list of events including an opening night red carpet gala and Q&A sessions with directors, voice actors, and creative staff. The first LA-AFF takes place September 15-17, 2017 and all programs will be showcased at the Regal L.A. LIVE: A Barco Innovation Center in Downtown Los Angeles. The LA-AFF strives to provide a place where people of all ages can enjoy anime films in their full splendor with state-of-the-art equipment, high-quality images, and high performance sound.
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of ANIME
2017 marks 100 years since the birth of animation in Japan, so we are delighted to be able to celebrate this landmark year with our rst Los Angeles Anime Film Festival. We have arranged a lineup that includes popular recent anime lms alongside some of the classic masterpieces of Japanese anime from the last 100 years. We hope you will take this opportunity to enjoy some of the movies you already love, and discover some you didn't even know existed, on the big screen.
About Rydgen Inc.
Rydgen Inc. is a creative company based in Los Angeles and Harajuku, Tokyo. The company develops, operates, and promotes entertainment events and film festival in North America and also provides production services for creative work.
About Azoland Pictures
Azoland Pictures, LLC is a film distribution company that offers Japanese anime and live-action films to the audience in North America. The company also organizes movie premieres, anime related film festivals, and J-Pop events in the Los Angeles area. In 2017, Azoland Pictures has theatrically distributed Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu and Sword Art Online The Movie – Ordinal Scale – English dub. More information available at www.azolandpictures.com.