Join us as we travel to the Valley of the Wind in Nausicaa. We also continue with Tweeny Witches, Yozakura Quartet, and Bamboo Blade.
Showings are presented in Japanese language audio with English subtitles and are suggested for ages 13 and over unless otherwise specified. Starting times are approximate: Come early! No-Name Anime meetings are presented in and co-sponsored by the Santa Clara City Central Park Library. Many thanks to the library for hosting our meetings! This month, we're in the Redwood Room. Just follow the signs!
Tweeny Witches OAV #5
"A Heart Sealed Away" - Arusu meets a mysterious witch named Tohma.
— Subtitled by Anime Works
Yozakura Quartet #4
"Looking Back" - With the help of Tuner Akita, Mayor Hime of Sakurashin must protect the dormant giant Nanagou trees from Enjin. In this episode, we learn more about Enjin and his connection to a friend named Gin.
— Subtitled by Sentai Filmworks
Bamboo Blade #10
(Subtitled, Kendo Comedy)
"Miyako Miyazaki's Melancholy and the First Tournament" - Muroe High's kendo prodigy, Tama-chan, is at her part-time job earning money for an anime box set when a creepy girl asks for Miya-Miya. Sensei Toraji Ishida visits his parents and reminisces about his past. The kendo team finally arrives at their first big tournament.
— Subtitled by FUNimation Entertainment
Abunai! Break time!
On April 19th, 2011, the Santa Clara City Library will show an anime adaptation of The Call of the Wild. This "Big Read" event is for students in grades 7-12. To sign up, visit the Youth Services Desk.
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
(Subtitled, Fantasy Action)
In this Studio Ghibli epic masterpiece, Princess Nausicaa struggles to ensure humanity's survival on their hostile world. The version being shown is the March 8, 2011 Disney re-release.
— Subtitled by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
The Adventures of Mini-Goddess #35-36
(Subtitled, Parody and Comedy in a Convenient Mini Size)
"Rules of the Ninja" - In another attempt to mess with the Mini-Goddesses, the demon Marla replaces her ineffective rat servants with ninjas summoned from a video game.
— Subtitled by Geneon Animation