PR: Xxxholic and Tsubasa Chronicle Movies to be Screened at the Embassy of Japan

The Japan Information and Culture Center Embassy of Japan and DC

Anime Club proudly present the screening of xxxholic and Tsubasa Chronicle
Movies on Thursday Febuary 28, 2008 at 6:30 pm at the Japan Information
and Culture Center Embassy of Japan 1155 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-3308.

About xxxholic The Movie:

In the film, YÅ«ko receives a request from a woman to help her back into her
mansion which for some reason does not allow her to enter. YÅ«ko says since
Watanuki was the one who brought the client to her, Watanuki should be the one
to grant her wish, and therefore brought along. DÅmeki is also brought along
to help and YÅ«ko attends not only to grant her client’s wish but also because
she is invited to the mansion where many famous collectors were also invited
with the same letter. Inside the mansion are strange rooms and mysterious
letters telling its guests what do to in place of a host. Though the collectors
think up the theory of a mysterious auction being held like in an urban legend,
it becomes apparent that something more sinister and mysterious going on. One
after another, each collector disappears and a number of other strange
occurrences happen during the night. The real reasons behind the invitations
must be discovered in order for YÅ«ko and company to get to the bottom of this

About Tsbussa Chronicles The Movie: In their continuing journey to find the
feathers that are the fragments of Sakura’s lost memory, Syaoran, Kurogane,
Fay, and Sakura move through time and space with Mokona. Here, they visit the
“Country of Birdcages,” a seemingly peaceful country where people and birds
live together, each person having a bird companion. After a boy named Koruri
confuses Syaoran and Sakura for “bodyguards” and attacks them, they learn that
the king of the country possesses a mysterious power. Princess Tomoyo, Koruri,
and the other oppressed citizens, having had their birds taken from them, live
in hiding within the forest. In order to take back Sakura’s feather, Syaoran
and the others stand up against the scheming king.

Both Movies are based upon the Manga by Clamp.

Both Movies will be shown in Japanese with English Subtitles.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.

RSVP to jiccrsvpwinter08@embjapan.org

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.embjapan.go.jp/jicc/ or visit the DC Anime Club website at

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 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 (Vice President) and Craig Vaughn (Sgt in ARMS) on Saturday June 5, 2003.
We have a strong membership that continues to grow — most of which are teenagers.

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.

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