Movies coming soon: Anime buffet

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  • Friday, 21 Mar 2014

Hunter x Hunter: The Last Mission

Three feature films for anime fans.

FROM March 27, anime fans can check out three feature films released exclusively at eight GSC locations (Mid Valley, Pavilion KL, 1 Utama, Paradigm Mall, Aeon Bandaraya Melaka, Gurney Plaza, Suria Sabah and CityONE Megamall). The films are Lupin The 3rd Vs Detective Conan The Movie, Hunter X Hunter: The Last Mission and Magical Sisters Yoyo And Nene.

This “Anime Showcase” is organised by GSC Movies and Odex Pte Ltd, a Singaporean company and a pioneer in that country’s anime market. Those interested can buy the tickets now via GSC e-Payment (, its mobile app, and from the participating cinemas’ ticket counter.

Apart from being able to catch the films, ticketholders can also redeem one item of anime merchandise at the Odex booth at the Animax Carnival (March 29 and 30) at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Level 3. Please take note that this offer is valid while stocks last and only during the Animax Carnival in Kuala Lumpur.


Lupin The Third Vs Detective Conan The Movie

A new mineral with stealth properties is discovered in a faraway land. Unfortunately, this discovery attracts the wrong crowd, one guy by the name of Arsene Lupin III. Meanwhile, Vespania’s Queen Sakura dies and her son Prince Gill follows soon after. This leaves the royal house in disarray.

When a new ruler is appointed, she becomes the target of everyone’s suspicion. Our little hero, Detective Conan, comes into the picture when he sees the new queen in trouble at a party he is attending. Directed by Hajime Kamegaki, with the voices of Minami Takayama (Conan) and Kanichi Kurita (Arsene Lupin III).

Hunter X Hunter: The Last Mission

The second feature-length anime film based on the hugely popular Hunter X Hunter manga, which revolves around Gon, a powerful “Hunter” who specialises in fantastical quests for strange relics, unknown creatures, hidden treasure and so on. The Last Mission delves into the murky past of Isaac Netero, chairman of the Hunters Association, and the shadowy Jed, a user of the “On” power that derives its power from hatred.

When the Battle Olympia Tournament comes under attack by a group of On-using warriors hell-bent on killing all Hunters, Gon and his friend Killua are forced to find the source of the invasion and in the process, discover the dark secrets that Netero has been hiding all these years. Voice talents include Mariya Ise, Megumi Han, Chisa Yokoyama and Daisuke Namikawa.


Magical Sisters Yoyo And Nene

When a big tree entangled with a tall building suddenly appears out of nowhere, sisters Yoyo and Nene, who have magical abilities, go and check it out. They are suddenly transported away from their world to a place where weird happenings are going on. Ai Kakuma lends her voice to Nene and Sumire Morohoshi voices Yoyo.


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