Well it would seem us members of the Anime Club at my college are going to the
US Debut Screening of Sword of the Stranger on February 5th at 7:30PM.
It is a ONE NIGHT ONLY screening. We are buying the tickets online tommorow.
After I return home on the 5th of February I will post a review and all about the event.
Wan't to go see it at one of the select locations nationwide?? It's not too late to still get tickets!
For the link to the event's webaddress go to
On the right side input your zipcode and click the 'Buy Tickets' button to see a list of locations near you.
Here is the information on the event taken from the above link:
"Sword of the Stranger
NCM Fathom and Bandai Entertainment bring the U.S. debut of SWORD OF THE STRANGER, one of the most rousing Samurai epics in recent memory, to select movie theatres nationwide for Only One Night –Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 PM (local). This exclusive event will include a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of SWORD OF THE STRANGER, complete with never-before-seen interviews with the voice actors.
Please note: This event is not officially rated but should be treated as equivalent to a "PG-13" rating. The content is dubbed into English.
SWORD OF THE STRANGER STORY SYNOPSIS:
Hunted by the Mings from China, a young boy named Kotaro and his loyal dog Tobimaru meet a nameless samurai (“Nanashi” or “No Name”) who is haunted by his past – a memory so terrible he has vowed to never draw his sword again.
Among the Mings is Luo-Lang, a ruthless Western swordsman with the Chinese name who has walked the earth in search of a worthy rival.When both groups clash with a feudal lord and monks torn between faith and survival, the truth behind the Mings’ pursuit of Kotaro tests the bond between the boy and the samurai with no name…
SWORD OF THE STRANGER REVEALED – A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES FEATURETTE:
This event will conclude with all new interviews with the English voice actors plus rare footage shot behind the scenes at Studio BONES (Cowboy Bebop) during the making of SWORD OF THE STRANGER. Director Ando and Bones President Minami highlight this unique look behind the making of a modern anime classic.
Tickets are on sale now. Limited seats available – buy your tickets early!"
Depending on if your in Pennsylvania, I may see you there! I'm looking forward to making this the first Anime Review of this part of my blog, as well as enjoying the awesomeness that shall ensue from this event