During the Anime Festival, three Japanese animations were shown. These were ‘5 Centimetres per Second’, ‘The Place Promised in our Early Days’ and ‘Miyori in the Sacred Forest’. Both ‘5 Centimetres per Second’ and ‘The Place Promised in our Early Days’ were directed by Makoto Shinkai while ‘Miyori in the Sacred Forest’ was directed by Yamamoto Nizo.
In addition to the movie screenings, there was also a manga display by Kenyan manga artist Shin Kyouketsuki. Manga refers to illustrated publications in comic book format. There was also a fact sheet display on modern Japanese culture which touched on anime and manga, among other things.
Participants Reading Manga by Kenyan Manga Artist Shin Kyouketsuki
Participants Reading through a Fact Sheet Display on Modern Japanese Culture