BAKUON screening of PROMARE

BAKUON screening of PROMARE, the first original theatrical feature by the duo of the director Hiroyuki Imaishi and the scriptwriter Kazuki Nakashima, who already teamed up in TV series Gurren Lagann (2007) and KILL la KILL (2013). Before the screening, the three guest from the prodution studio TRIGGER (Masahiko Otsuka, Hiroyuki Imaishi, Hiromi Wakabayashi), and a designer Shigeto Koyama will be invited to give a short talk.


Hiroyuki Imaishi

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Shigeto Koyama

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Masahiko Otsuka

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Hiromi Wakabayashi

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BAKUON Screening:

  • A Screening with an Audio System used in Live Concerts

    Bakuon (explosive sound) Screening is an experimental way of screening films. It doesn’t use the speakers installed in a movie theater; instead, it uses an audio system usually found in live concerts, which is set up especially for the screening.

  • Powerful and Delicate Sound

    With dynamics that cannot be achieved in normal audio settings, Bakuon Screening offers the audience a thrilling experience; after all, a change in sound can even change the way we watch films. During Bakuon Screening, one will be able to listen to the subtlest sounds that you would otherwise miss. It’s a perfect combination of powerfulness and delicateness.

  • Bakuon Means the Best Sound

    Bakuon doesn’t mean just a loud sound. It is also a way to search for the best sound a film can have, as it attempts to find out where the core of the sound exists, so that the essence of the film can be revealed.


Director:Hiroyuki Imaishi
2:11:00/DCP/Japanese dialogue, English subtitle