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Spring 1997 Anime

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Flanders no Inu (Movie)

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
Flanders no Inu (Movie)
March 15, 1997 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Set in 19th-century Belgium, this classic tale, based on the Flemish novel by Oui'da, celebrates the affectionate bond between an innocent boy and his faithful dog. The stunning animation, a masterful combination of traditional and computer-aided animation, captures the natural splendor of the Flanders countryside and recreates the spirit of this classic story that has captivated audiences world wide for more than 130 years. In fact, the popularity of The Dog Of Flanders led the local Belgian government of Flanders to dedicate a statue to Nello and Patrash in 1985, immortalizing their devotion to each other.

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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth

  1. Drama
  2. Mecha
  3. Psychological
  4. Sci-Fi
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth
March 15, 1997 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

During the early 21st century a meteorite crashed into Antarctica. After scientists went to study the crash a gigantic explosion followed, classified as the 'Second Impact'. Shinji Ikari is a fourteen year-old boy who has come to Toyko3, a city that also serves as a fortress, to meet up with his father who left him many years ago. The city also happens to be under seige by monsterous creatures called 'Angels' at the time of his arrival. Somehow Shinji finds himself in Evangelion Unit 01, and manages to synchronize with the giant robot. Shinji is told to become its permanent pilot, and is thrown into combat as the city's last defense for fighting off the angels. However, as Shinji fights, he begins to realize the truth behind the Angels, the Second Impact, man's struggle against God and what he truely is afraid of.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Eikyuu Kazoku

  1. Comedy
  2. Psychological
Eikyuu Kazoku
April 1, 1997 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

It started as a sociological experiment. Six different people were brainwashed to think that they were a family and then put in arbitrary situations to see how they would react; however, when a taping of the families conducts is sold in a desperate attempt to make a little capital, it instantly becomes a success. Now the family is a first rated show and their every move is broadcasted around the world without them knowing it. But when a clogged toilet sets off a chain of events that ultimately frees the family from the room they are confined in the broadcasters, not willing to lose their source of income, set out to hunt down and recapture every member of the Eternal family.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Crayon Shin-chan Movie 05: Ankoku Tamatama Daitsuiseki

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Kids
  4. School
  5. Shounen
  6. Slice of Life
Crayon Shin-chan Movie 05: Ankoku Tamatama Daitsuiseki
  • Studio TBD
April 19, 1997 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Shinnosuke found a black marble near a sleeping travestite and Himawari swallows it. That marble is necessary for summoning an evil demon, so the Noharas are chased by some ninja clans.

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Detective Conan Movie 01: The Timed Skyscraper

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
  5. Shounen
Detective Conan Movie 01: The Timed Skyscraper
April 19, 1997 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Taking the original story of Detective Conan, this first Conan film follows his adventures as he struggles to find and capture a mad bomber who's loose in his home town. Chasing bomb after bomb, Conan must stop him before he destroys a skyscraper in the middle of the city, which has the potential to cause millions of dollars in damage and kill hundreds. Who's planting the bombs? What are his motives? Gather clues with Conan and find out!