Kaboom Anime in Melkweg

We’re back, baby! Anime aficionados, let’s meet in Melkweg for our monthly animation date, carefully curated by our own Tess Wiskerke. Kick-off: first weekend of September with the COMPLETE film series of the epic ‘Rebuild of Evangelion’. Be sure not to miss it!


Saturday 3 September 

Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)

1.11 takes you to an post-apocalyptic world in which the very existence of humanity is threatened by massive aliens called Angels, and an organization called NERV is searching for a way to protect humankind.

Evangelion: 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)

In 2.22 the battle against the aliens is far from over and another apocalypse seems to be inevitable..


Sunday 4 September

Evangelion: 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)

Fourteen years after the events of the second film, in 3.33 the world has turned into a wasteland and humankind is on the brink of extinction. 

Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time (2021)

In the very long-awaited final sequel of the Rebuild of Evangelion franchise, director Hideaki Anno fully succeeded in creating a phenomenal new ending for the story of Evangelion. 


Saturday 15 October

Belladonna of Sadness (1973)

In 1973’s nearly forgotten Belladonna of Sadness, a woman driven to despair must choose between revenge and mercy. With a breath taking animation style of water colours and oil paint, psychedelic and erotic scenes portray her slow descent into madness.


Saturday 19 November

The Anthem of the Heart (2015)

A young chatterbox sees a fairy tale in everything and therefore accidentally reveals her father’s affair to her mother, causing her parents to divorce. 


Saturday 17 December

Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist (2021)

Director and Japanese cinema specialist Pascal-Alex Vincent shows a subtle glimpse into the life and beautiful work of the late director, and how Kon continues to inspire directors nowadays with his films Perfect Blue, Millennium Actress, Tokyo Godfathers and Paprika.

Tokyo Godfathers (2003)

Three eccentric homeless people find a new born baby among the garbage bags. They decide to track down her mother, but also encounter themselves during this search..


Saturday 21 January 2023

A Letter to Momo (2011)

After her father passes away, eleven year old Momo moves to a remote island with her mother. With her she keeps a mysterious letter from her father, which only contains the words “Dear Momo”.


Saturday 25 February 2023

Tekkonkinkreet (2006)

The two rascals Shiro and Kuro are not only broke, but also fearless, refusing to see their city being demolished by a mega-corporation of yakuza to make space for an amusement park.


Check out the complete schedule here and don’t forget to buy your ticket!