"Star Driver", "Mardock Scramble" Getting US Premiere at NYCC/NYAF
Aniplex of America and Studio BONES will screen the US Premiere of STAR DRIVER -Kagayaki no Takuto- Episode 1 at the New York Comic Con and Anime Festival, the companies said today. It will be presented with English subtitles at 1:15pm in Room 1E14 and be immediately followed by a Q&A and autograph session with Mr. Masahiko Minami, the president and executive producer of Studio BONES.
Separately, Aniplex said it will hold the world premiere screening of its new animated theatrical cyberpunk noir adventure/thriller, Mardock Scramble -The First Compression- on Friday, October 8 at 7:00pm at the New York Comic Con and Anime Festival. Like STAR DRIVER, it will be shown in Japanese language with English subtitles. Tow Ubukata, author of the novel on which the movie is based upon, will make a personal appearance and presentation at the screening.