• B•A•D Night | Otaku no Video

  • Sun, 12/01/2019 at 6:00 pm
  • The Crown
    1910 N Charles St
    21218 Baltimore
B•A•D Night | Otaku no Video - The Crown - Baltimore

B•A•D Night at The CrownTo continue our brief retrospective of Studio Gainax's early days, our next screening will be of the seminal "Guide to Being a Otaku/Weeb":Otaku no Video (おたくのビデオ)1991 | dir. Takeshi Mori | 96 minsSomewhat based on the real story of how Gainax was founded, Otaku no Video addresses all aspects of an otaku lifestyle. Ken Kubo is a young man living an average life until he is dragged into a group of otaku. Slowly, he becomes more like them until he decides to abandon his former life to become king of otaku—the otaking!Mixed in are live-action interviews with real otaku, addressing every aspect of hardcore otaku life. Not only are anime and manga fans included, but also sci-fi fans, military fans, and other groups of Japanese geeks.< presented in Japanese language w/ English subtitles >-----------------------------FREE EVENTVenue opens at 5pm and offers a full food menu featuring Korean, Japanese food & drinks!The Crown - Backbar (1st level)1910 N Charles StBaltimore, MD 21218