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InConJunction's Anime Room
is known for its wide variety of animated Japanese movies, series and shorts. The
Anime Room runs nearly all hours of the convention. The schedule is geared towards
family audiences during the day, and adult audiences during the night.
The Anime Room staff always welcomes suggestions and movie referrals. An honest effort
is made to research all suggestions and judge the suitability of each request. Studio
representatives should make contact via one of the methods below to schedule screenings
of their films or videos.
To request additional information on InConJunction's Anime Room,
contact our Anime Room chairperson via e-mail
or send a self addressed stamped envelope, along with any questions, to:
InConJunction XXIX -- Anime Room
P.O. Box 68514
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0514
Anime Room Schedule
|Friday, July 3rd|
||(7) Chrome Shelled Regios (2 Hours - Rating: )
In the distant future, a polluted world has been overtaken by havoc-wreaking creatures called filth monsters. Humanity must live in isolated mobile cities called Regios. A mysteriously skilled fighter named Layfon Alseif enrolls in the Academy city of Zuellni and is immediately noticed by Nina Antalk, leader of the 17th Military Arts Unit. He then reluctantly joins her squad, uncertain of what future awaits him and his new teammates.
||(6) Basquash (2 Hours - Rating: )
On the planet Earthdash, its inhabitants gaze on its moon and the technologically advanced Lunar city of Mooneyes with awe. Dan JD, a boy living in Rollingtown on Earthdash's surface, gets caught up in Bigfoot Basketball - a fast-paced sport played with giant Bigfoot robots.
||(11) What's New in Anime (1 Hour - Rating: )
||(10) World Destruction: Sekai Bokumetsu no Rokunin (2 Hours - Rating: )
In a world where humans serve as livestock for the ruling beastmen, Morte Ashela, A member (or the only member) of the so called World Destruction Committee is wanted and hiding. She goes to a beastman bar where she meets Kyrie. When her enemies The World Salvation Committee find her she uses Kyrie as a hostage only to find that he's a human, concealing his identity. Kyrie ends up traveling with her and unwillingly joins the committee. Little does Morte know that Kyrie is the key to their goal.
||(10) Library Wars (Toshokan Senso) (2 Hours - Rating: )
(Seiun nominee) In a slightly different timeline than ours, the explosion of information and misinformation came to be considered a direct threat to society. In a daring decision, it was decided to create a new government agency dedicated solely to information management. Some thirty years later, in 2019, the government still monitors and controls information, suppressing anything they find undesirable, but standing against their abuses of power are the libraries, with their special agents called 'the book soldiers.'
||(6) Sky Crawlers (2 Hours - Rating: )
Directed by Mamoru Oshii. In a world very similar to ours, there are children who do not age. They're known as "Kildren," and they're fighting a war. Against whom, and to what end is not important. One such boy, a young fighter pilot named Yuichi Kannami, arrives at his base out in the country, assigned to a small battalion. He's never met these people before, but soon finds himself in an alarmingly familiar routine, acting out relationships that seem predestined. Of course, this has all happened before.
||Macross Frontier (2 Hours - Rating: )
Macross Frontier marks the 25th anniversary of the Macross anime franchise. It is a direct sequel to the first Macross series and Macross 7 and follows the lives of Alto Saotome, Ranka Lee and a pop idol named Sheryl Nome on board the Macross Frontier colonization fleet. After the war against the Zentradi aliens, Humankind is spreading across the universe in order to ensure its survival.
||Le Chevalier D'Eon (2 Hours - Rating: TV-14)
During the time when Louis XV still ruled France, a certain woman was found dead in the coffin floating through the Seine river. D'Eon, the woman's brother, determines to seach for the killer of his sister, Lia. But there are some strange movements in France. And things become more strange when Lia's soul enters D'Eon's body...
||Rosario + Vampire (Gonzo) (2 Hours - Rating: )
Due to poor grades, Tsukune Aono, a high school student, has been unable to get accepted into any private academy. By exceptional accident, the only school to accept him turns out to be attended by youkai disguised as humans. Fearing for his life, he attempts to escape only to meet Moka Akashiya, a beautiful girl who just happens to be a vampire. Despite this, Tsukune decides to stay at the academy, hiding his human nature. Tsukune also discovers that when the rosary around Moka's neck is removed, her true nature emerges. (much fanservice)
|Saturday, July 4th|
||Rocket Girls (2 Hours, 30 Minutes - Rating: PG-13)
High School Girl Yukari Morita has big plans for her summer vacation. She's off to the Solomon Islands (28,000 square kilometers and 500,000 population) in search of her long lost father. Luckily for Yukari, the Solomon Space Agency is in desperate need of a small astronaut. With their promise to help find her father Yukari begins her part time job.
||Tweeny Witches, The Adventures (30 Minutes - Rating: PG-13)
An experiment with an old spell goes awry with embarrassing results.
||(6) Cos-Play Costuming Workshop (1 Hour - Rating: )
Bring your problems or your shortcuts to share with other costumers.
||(6) Discussion: Are We Our Memories? (1 Hour - Rating: )
Our memories constitute our relationship with time. The importance of memories is a recurring theme in Anime. What are the reasons behind the Japanese focus on this aspect of personality?
||(6) Eden of The East (Higashi no Eden) (2 Hours - Rating: )
On November 22, 2010 ten missiles strike Japan. However, this unprecedented terrorist act, later to be called "Careless Monday," does not result in any apparent victims. Then, 3 months later... Saki Morimi is a young woman in the USA on her graduation trip. But she gets into trouble in front of the White House, and only the unexpected intervention of one of her fellow countrymen saves her. However, this man is a complete mystery. He appears to have lost his memory. and he is stark naked, except for the gun he holds in one hand, and the mobile phone he's holding with the other hand. A phone that is charged with 8,200,000,000 yen in digital cash. (85 million dollars)
||(9) To Aru Majutsu no Index (A Certain Magic Index) (2 Hours - Rating: )
In a world where science clarifies supernatural powers. In a huge college that has psychic power development in its curriculum. To a resident high school student, Kamijou Touma, a pure white sister appears. She calls herself "Index" and says that sorcerers are chasing her. Thus, Kamijou Touma enters the world of the occult.
||(9) Demonbane (2 Hours - Rating: )
Kuro Daijuuji is a poor detective living in Arkham City. One day he was requested by Ruri Hado, of Hado Financial Group, to search for a magic book. As Kuro searches for the book, he unexpectedly runs into Al, a pretty girl that is actually a powerful grimoire. They forge a contract with each other, bestowing Kuro with powerful magic. Soon afterwards, Al also activates Demonbane, a deus machina owned by the Hado Financial Group, to combat the mechanical menace from the Black Lodge. Lots of Lovecraftian references.
||(4) Demonstration and Discussion: Computer-Aided Manga Drawing (1 Hour - Rating: )
||(6) The Girl Who Leapt Through Time 1:38 (2 Hours - Rating: PG-13)
When 17-year-old Makoto Konno gains the ability to, quite literally, "leap" backwards through time, she immediately sets about improving her grades and preventing personal mishaps. However, she soon realises that changing the past isn't as simple as it seems, and eventually, will have to rely on her new powers to shape the future of herself and her friends.
||(7) Non-Linear Storytelling in Anime (1 Hour - Rating: )
Baccano, Boogiepop Phantom, Millennium Actress, Haruhi Suzumiya, and When They Cry (Higurashi) are some recent popular examples. What ties a story together when events are not presented in consecutive order? Why do it that way?
||(6) Baccano! (2 Hours - Rating: TV-MA)
Each of the stories in the series involves several unrelated plots intersecting and crossing each other as events spiral farther and farther out of control. Immortal alchemists, mafia operated speakeasies, and many other elements of pulp fiction mashed together. Review: Baccano!'s producers show a deft talent for managing all of the disparate threads by hinting at ultimate results while showing how things developed in that direction and how these threads are all gradually becoming entwined.
||Sword of the Stranger (2 Hours - Rating: PG-13)
Hunted by the Mings from China, young Kotaro and his dog meet a nameless samurai ("Nanashi") who is constantly being haunted by dreams of the past which lead him to seal his sword. Among the Mings is a fiercesome Western fighter named Rarou, who desires only to find a worthy opponent. When both groups clash with a Sengoku-era feudal lord, a proud general, and monks torn between faith and survival, the reason behind the Mings' pursuit tests the bond between Kotaro and Nanashi.
||Darker Than Black (2 Hours - Rating: TV-MA)
In Tokyo, an impenetrable field known as "Hell's Gate" appeared ten years ago. At the same time, psychics who wield paranormal powers at the cost of their conscience also emerged. Hei is one of the most powerful of these psychic agents, and along with his blind associate, Yin, works for one of the many rival agencies vying to unlock the mysteries of Hell's Gate.
||Ayakashi Ayashi (Ghost Slayers Ayashi) (2 Hours - Rating: PG-13)
Feudal Japan is attacked by beasts called 'Youi'. Ryuudou Yukiatsu, a 'floater' and an employee at a bath house has the power of Ayagami ("The power to find the words behind things") which can be used in fighting against the Youi. That's why the members of a Youi-fighting group Bansha Aratamesho, called the Ayashi, are looking for Yukiatsu - they want him to become an Ayashi as well.
|Sunday, July 5th|
||Night Head Genesis (2 Hours - Rating: PG-13)
The human brain is not fully utilised, and it is theorized that the unused portion houses the potential for fantastic mental powers. This is the case for Naoto and Naoya, two brothers abandoned by their parents out of fear for their psychic gifts. Held in captivity by a laboratory for fifteen years, the two siblings escape to discover they are not able to break free of the burden of their abilities.
||Zegapain (2 Hours - Rating: PG-13)
Reality and fantasy seem to be breaking down for student, Kyo Sogoru. Is he really the smart but unpopular swim enthusiast at Maihama High School or the pilot of the giant robot Zegapain in a war-devastated world? From the day he meets the mysterious girl Shizuno Misaki, his life changes forever as he begins to question reality and his own sanity. Which set of memories is real?
||(2) Dennou Coil (2 Hours - Rating: )
Eleven years after the introduction of Internet-connected, augmented reality eyeglasses and visors, Yuko Okonogi moves with her family to Daikoku City, the technological center of the emerging half-virtual world. Yuko joins her grandmother's "investigation agency" comprised of children equipped with virtual tools and powerful metatags. She quickly crosses paths with Yuko Amasawa, an expert hacker of the virtual environment, as Amasawa relentlessly seeks to "unlock" the mystery of a computer virus that emerges from an inaccessible corrupted space.
||(5) Discussion: Super Saiyan and Superman (1 Hour - Rating: )
Japanese and western visions of Heroes and Villains. What are the similarities and differences?
||(5) Developing Humor from Culture (1 Hour - Rating: )
Both Rumiko Takahashi in Japan and Jay Ward in the US did this yet their work is still appreciated in other cultures and times. Takahashi was surprised that she found a following outside of Japan. How does the Topical relate to the Universal?
||(7) Goodbye Mr. Despair (Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei) (2 Hours - Rating: )
Itoshiki Nozomu is the world's most negative person. To his way of thinking, there is no hope or meaning in this existence. Even the three kanji of his name become the two-kanji word zetsubou, "despair", when compressed. What an ironic twist of fate, then, that he becomes teacher to a class containing his precise opposite, the invincibly positive-minded Fuura Kafuka. And she's only one of a class full of extremists.
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