FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Chris Wanamaker, (202) 262 2083 [email protected]
Mushishi The Movie to be screened at the
Japan Information and Culture Center,
Embassy of Japan.
DC Anime Club in collaboration with Japan Information and Culture
Center, Embassy of Japan Present screen Mushishi
October 30, 2009 6:30 pm as part of inaugural showing for a new film
series based on both Anime (Japanese Animation) and Manga ( Japanese Comics).
Mushi are ethereal organisms comprised of and related to the source of all life. Their very
existence is enough to spur on supernatural phenomena. Ginko is a Mushi-shi, one who
investigates and counteracts the ill-effects of mushi encounters/infestations. As Ginko
wanders from town to town learning more of the Mushi and helping those in his wake;
we learn of the fate that brought him into his present circumstances.
Free candy will be given to kids and adults alike in costume during this event.
This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.
RSVP to [email protected].
Seating is limited and granted on a first come, first served basis.
For more information please visit the Japanese Information and Culture Center website at
http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/jicc/index.htm or visit the DC Anime Club website at http://dcanimeclub.org.
About DC Anime Club:
DCAC was established in 2003 to introduce and educate people in the
Washington,DC area about East Asian culture, through viewing and discussion of
Japanese animation (also known as anime) and Japanese comics (manga). DCAC is a
501(c)(3) not for profit organization, contributions to DC Anime Club
are taxed deductible to the extent allowable under the law.
The club also works to provide a positive, alternative activity to the
youth in the area by exposing them to foreign culture, encouraging artistic
expression and creativity, and providing opportunities for participation in
community activities and leadership.
In addition to our bi-weekly meetings, the club holds an Annual Art Show,
an Annual Costume fundraising event, and visits local schools to do presentations
on anime. The club also works with the Smithsonian Freer Gallery and DC
Asian Pacific American Film Festival on their anime screenings, and has
helped locally promote performances for Japanese bands such as Puffy Ami Yumi
and Pine am. DC Anime Club was founded by Chris Wanamaker (President), Jules
Chang (Former Vice President) and Craig Vaughn (Vice President) on Saturday June 5,
2003. We have a strong membership that continues to grow -- most of which are
About Japan Information and Culture Center:
The Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC) is the cultural and public affairs section
of the Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C. Our primary role is to promote better
understanding of Japan and Japanese culture by providing a wide range of
information, educational services and programs to the public.
The JICC is located on the lower level of the glass-enclosed Galleria at Lafayette Centre
III in downtown Washington, D.C. Its facilities include a research library, a 152-seat
auditorium, and a 1,500-square-foot exhibition gallery where a wide variety of events
sponsored by the JICC are hosted throughout the year.
Added by animepimp on September 22, 2009