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Final Fridays: Asian Comics After Hours + Metropolis (2001) screening, DJ & Amati Strings!

Make the Bowers Museum your destination on “final Fridays” of the month, featuring after-hours access to Asian Comics: Evolution of an Art Form, anime screenings, and a DJ spinning in the galleries. Attendees will be granted free General Admission for dressing up in cosplay!*

Metropolis (2001)

Directed by the celebrated Rintaro, written by Katsuhiro Otomo, creator of Akira, and inspired by a Japanese manga by Osamu Tezuka published in 1949, Metropolis is an acclaimed Japanese anime set in a futuristic, regimented society where human and robots are at odds.

4 – 8 PM Asian Comics / DJ: Members or cosplay $10 | Adults $28 | Seniors (Age 62+) and Students (12+) $25 PURCHASE TICKETS

Docents will be available in the Asian Comics exhibit from 4 - 6 PM.

4:30 - 7:30 PM Tangata Restaurant: Dinner & bar service (for purchase)

5:30 PM Amati Strings: The Irvine-based youth ensemble will present a 20-minute performance before the film begins! 

6 PM Metropolis: Members $10 | General $15 | 108 MIN. | ‎ PG-13. Screening presented in Japanese with English subtitles. PURCHASE TICKETS


Questions? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 714.567.3677. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

*Cosplay restrictions will apply, click here to view Cosplay Guidelines.

Event details

April 26, 2024 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, California 92706
TEL: 714.567.3600

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