FILM: Miss Hokusai

Showtimes: Sunday, September 3
1:30pm
$12 public | $10 members

Miss Hokusai is a Japanese historical manga series written and illustrated by Hinako Sugiura, telling the story of Katsushika Ōi who worked in the shadow of her father Hokusai. It was adapted into an anime film, Miss Hokusai, directed by Keiichi Hara, that was released in 2015.

Set in 1814, Miss Hokusai focuses on O-Ei, the daughter of famed artist Tetsuzo, better known by his pen name Hokusai, as she tries to navigate the various aspects of her life. O-Ei spends the bulk of her time assisting her divorced father who cares about his art and not much else.

Directors: Keiichi Hara, Stephanie Sheh

Writers: Hinako Sugiura (comic "Sarusuberi"), Miho Maruo (screenplay)

Stars: Yutaka Matsushige, Anne Watanabe, Erica Lindbeck

Language: English Dub

Rated: PG-13 (for mature thematic material including sexual situations and images)

Release Date: 9 May 2015

Runtime: 93 min