Ganbatte Convention Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to hosting a yearly anime convention at TCU Place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Put together by artists and fans alike, it starts with pre-registration night at Roxy theatre on July 12th. You also have the option of joining us for the showing of a Studio Ghibli Film that evening. Ganbatte Convention tickets are separate from the movie tickets, both can be purchased here:

5:00 pm – Pre-registration open for Ganbatte at Roxy Theatre – 320 20 St W, Saskatoon, SK, S7M 0X2
7:00 pm – Showing of Studio Ghibli film – Porco Rosso

Friday Night Film Ticket ~ (10$) LIMITED A Studio Ghibli film – Porco Rosso. These tickets will be 12$ at the door. The Roxy Theatre is hosting an evening anime movie event for Ganbatte Convention Inc. the day before the convention. There will also be a Pre-registration booth set up at Roxy that night. If you want to skip the line up Saturday morning make sure to come out, see some awesome anime, and eat popcorn! Pre-Registration table will be set up at 5:00 pm, with the showing of Porco Rosso at 7:00 pm.

Master animator Hayao Miyazaki directs this tale about a former World War I flying ace who is also a pig. Slouching toward middle age, Porco Rosso makes his living by flying about in his bright red bi-plane and fighting sky bandits who prey on cruise ships sailing the Adriatic. When he’s not engaging in dogfights, this porcine pilot lives on a deserted island retreat. Porco Rosso was once a strapping young man, but after his entire squadron was wiped out, he was mysteriously transformed into a pig. Rosso is defeated in a dogfight against a dashing American rival, who has been hired by the dastardly bandits. With his plane damaged, he finds a repair hangar near Milan run by an aging mechanic named Piccolo, and his spunky granddaughter Fio. Initially skeptical of her mechanical prowess, Rosso is amazed when she and a legion of local women fix his plane. Soon, Porco Rosso is ready to battle his rival. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi

Details about the Friday Night Movie will be released when they are finalized.

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