Giveaway: Two Pairs of Tickets to Miss Hokusai Premier (NYC)

Miss Hokusai, the animated film about the daughter of famed ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai, is premiering at the Angelica Film Center in New York City on Thursday October 13. And we’re super excited to be able to partner with the distributor GKIDS to offer our readers two pairs of tickets.

Here’s how to play:

  • We’re offering two (2) pairs of tickets to a screening of Miss Hokusai at the Angelica Film Center in Manhattan
  • For a chance to win, leave a comment below (and don’t forget to enter your email address so we can reach you)
  • 24 hours from now (at 9:30 AM EST) we’ll randomly choose 2 winners
  • Winners will be able to choose their preferred date/time (see here for showtimes) between October 13 – 16.

That’s it! If you haven’t already, check out our article on Oei Katsushika that we wrote last year. Below is a bit more about the film:

As all of Edo flocks to see the work of the revered painter Hokusai, his daughter O-Ei toils diligently inside his studio. Her masterful portraits, dragons and erotic sketches – sold under the name of her father – are coveted by upper crust Lords and journeyman print makers alike. Shy and reserved in public, in the studio O-Ei is as brash and uninhibited as her father, smoking a pipe while sketching drawings that would make contemporary Japanese ladies blush. But despite this fiercely independent spirit, O-Ei struggles under the domineering influence of her father and is ridiculed for lacking the life experience that she is attempting to portray in her art. Miss Hokusai‘s bustling Edo (present day Tokyo) is filled with yokai spirits, dragons, and conniving tradesmen, while O-Ei’s relationships with her demanding father and blind younger sister provide a powerful emotional underpinning to this sumptuously-animated coming-of-age tale.

Below are some stills from the film:

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  1. This would be amazing! ~~

  2. Wow! I’m really looking forward to this movie!!

  3. This film looks great! The production value and visual quality are really stunning – looking forward to the chance to see it!

  4. Thanks for doing the giveaway!! And thanks for posting about this some time ago, I don’t think I would of found out otherwise 🙂

  5. Parker Oka-Wong

    October 12, 2016 at 9:53 am

    Wow, sounds like a great opportunity! Would love to see the film.

  6. would love to see!

  7. I have been waiting for this premiere for a while now, this would be an excellent surprise. Either way, I can’t wait to see it!

  8. I am a big Japanophile, so I can’t wait to see this film!

  9. I’m quite interested in seeing this, free ticket or now.

  10. Looking forward to see the movie with English subtitles on the big screen!! Didn’t had that change here in Japan.

  11. I would put everything aside for this!

  12. Would love to see this film. The animation is spectacular.

  13. Cool!

  14. Exciting!

  15. The animation and story looks beautiful and I’ve love for a chance to see this. Thanks for the contest!

  16. awesome!

  17. wow WOW WOWwow wowow WOW

  18. Wow. I would love to watch this film. The art is stunning and the plot is interesting,how would O-Ei express herself with art and step out her comfort zone.

  19. Karolos Keranis

    October 12, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    Looking forward to it!!!

  20. I hope i win :)!

  21. This would be great! It’s exciting particularly because I am a great fan 🙂

  22. The animation is so beautiful!

  23. ooh great contest

  24. Yes!!!! Want tix! Hope everyone is well. 😉

  25. Would love to see it! My friend already suggested it!

  26. Gregorio Mezzasoma

    October 12, 2016 at 11:26 pm


  27. The giveaway is now closed. Congrats to winners Melodi and Nicole! We’ll be in touch shortly.

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