Fortune Favor Lady Nicucco UK and Ireland Cinema Screening Details
Date: 2022 July 27 16:14
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good people from anime ltd has sent the details for his next cinematic outing. Fortune Favor Lady Nikuko Coming to UK and Ireland cinemas on Wednesday 10 August 2022. The quirky film of Life follows the local adventures of Nikuko, a cruel single mother who lives with her daughter on a swampy houseboat. Nikuko makes a living at the local grill house, while her daughter, Kikuo, just wants to fit in and live a (relatively normal) life.
The story is a mixture of slice of life, with some semblance of coming of age and just it’s own heartwarming singularity. We have seen this movie and can confirm that it is worth watching. Catch it on the big screen as long as you can nicucofilm.co.uk To find a screening near you.
The press release is as follows:
for immediate RELEASE
Embrace the singular joy of mediocrity in the fate of lady Nikuko this summer
© 2021 Kanako Nishi・GENTOSHA, MOVIZ/ “Fortune Favor Lady Nikuko” Production Committee
Sanma Akashiya and Ayumu Watanabe’s colorful testament to normal life to release exclusively in cinemas from 10 August 2022
London, UK, 7 July 2022 – While the anime medium has seen a recent renaissance due to thrilling epic fantasies and dazzling romances that are literally out of this world, sometimes, a normal life is best. that’s the attraction Fortune Favor Lady Nikuko One Fantastic but heartwarming testament to the honest life of the common man From Japanese comedy legend Sanma Akashiya and award-winning director Ayumu Watanabe (Children of the Sea). Anime Limited is pleased to announce that Fortune Favor Lady Nikuko Joining their Cine Matsuri season of exciting anime movies, is coming Exclusively to selected cinemas in the United Kingdom and Ireland from 10 August 2022.
Everyone knows about Nikuko, a larger-than-life woman who works at a local grill house and lives in a cozy houseboat on the dock of a small town. She’s Far From Being Loud And Fashionable, But She Has A Big Heart – Whether it’s for the deadbeat, men are sure to cheat on her, or her daughter. A girl on the threshold of adolescence, Kikuo wants nothing more than to be fit and is often embarrassed by her mother, Threatens to either bring them closer together, or tear them apart, unless a secret is revealed.
Colorful and heart touching story of Fortune Favor Lady Nikuko Brought to life after the film’s creative producer, the popular Japanese comedian Sanma Akashiya, himself was inspired by the love between parent and child found in Kanako Nishi’s original novel, Nikuko’s delight made her love those women. Reminds me of whom he was growing up in Kansai. When deciding to bring Nikuko to life through anime, Akashiya believes that “There are many things that Japan can be proud of and defend on the global stage. Anime is one of them”.
it makes Fortune Favor Lady Nikuko More than a perfect addition to Anime Limited’s ongoing cine matsuri season, which will continue to bring A jam-packed line-up of exciting, diverse anime films hit theaters in the United Kingdom and Ireland during the summer and fall. Keep an eye out for regular updates about Cine Matsuri from Anime Limited in the near future!
From acclaimed director Ayumu Watanabe (Children of the Sea) and Studio 4°C (Tekkonkincrete, Mind Game) comes a heartwarming and moving comedy-drama with a touch of magical realism. Fortune Favour Lady Nicoko is about an unconventional family and the bonds they share in their sleepy seaside town.
Flamboyant single mother Nikuko is known for her bold spirit, much to the embarrassment of Kikuko, her intense yet imaginative daughter. Unlike her mother, Kikuko wants nothing more than to fit in as she navigates the everyday social dramas of middle school. Life in the harbor is peaceful until a shocking revelation from the past threatens to end the pair’s tender relationship.
Fortune Favor Lady Nikuko will be shown in selected cinemas from 10 August 2022 In Japanese with English subtitles.
For more information and to book tickets please visit nicucofilm.co.uk
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Ayumu Watanabe. about
Born on September 3, 1966 in Tokyo. He joined Studio Mets in 1986 and debuted there as a lead animator. In 1988, he joined Shin-e Animation and was active in various roles including lead animator, animation director, and director. He directed the short theatrical Doraemon: A Grandmother’s Recollections (2000), the feature film Doraemon: Nobit’s Dragon (2006), and transitioned to independent directing in 2011. His other works include the TV anime Space Brothers (2012–2014) and After the Rain. (2018). His Children of the Sea (2019) won the Best Animation Film at the 74th Mainichi Film Awards and the Grand Prize in Animation at the 23rd Japan Media Arts Festival Awards.
About Sanma Akashiya
Born on 1 July 1955 in Nara City. He has previously worked as a creative producer on shows such as the Netflix drama Jimmy: The True Story of a True Idiot (2018). Fortune Favor Lady Nikuko wins Best Animation at Hochi Film Festival, 45th Japan Academy Award for Excellence in Animation, 25th Japan Media Arts Festival Category for Excellence in Animation, Satoshi Kon Award (Special Jury Selection) at 25th Fantasia International Is. Film Festival Axis Division, Special Prize at the 23rd Bucheon International Animation Festival from the Korean Society of Cartoon and Animation Studies, Scotland Loves Animation Jury Award, Best Animation (International Competition Division/Audience Award; Feature) Film International Competition at the Meknes International Animation Film Festival grade; Junior Jury Award).
About Anime Limited:
Based out of Glasgow, Anime Limited is Europe’s premiere distributor for Japanese animation, renowned for bespoke collector’s editions of fan-favorite anime and soundtracks, connecting Western audiences with creators across languages and oceans, and anime in theaters. Helps to bring it front and center. Anime Limited proudly produces releases from the biggest franchises in anime including Cowboy Bebop, Attack on Titan, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Mobile Suit Gundam, Tokyo Ghoul, Your Name, Weathering With You, Mirai, Belle and Jujutsu Kaisen.