Anime Ltd have announced that their Screen Anime service, which grants viewers 30 day access to 4 films and 1 TV series before the selection is switched, is coming to the big screen with apps for Android and Amazon Fire TV.
iOS and Apple TV apps are promised "soon".
The service costs £3.98 per month, with one month available for free.
This month, the line-up is expanded to cover the Scotland Loves Anime screenings that have been cancelled due to COVID. The following are available until November 25th
- Lupin III: The Secret of Mamo (15) - Plans to pilfer a pyramid are complicated by faked deaths, double-crosses and world-ending schemes in this 1978 adventure that endures as a celebrated yet polarising part of the master thief’s long history.
- Lupin III vs Detective Conan: The Movie (N/C 12) - One of the most ambitious crossovers in anime history sees the master thief on the run from Conan Edogawa, protagonist of the equally iconic Detective Conan (Case Closed) franchise.
- Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (TV Series, 15) - A 13-episode series with mind-bending visuals that recontextualizes the world’s deadliest femme fatale, and aims to uncover what thoughts lie behind her pretty face. Directed by Sayo Yamamoto (Yuri!!! On Ice), with series composition by Mari Okada (Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms).
- Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine - Jigen’s Gravestone (N/C 15) - When Lupin III’s trusted marksman stumbles upon his own grave, Daisuke Jigen must find out why he’s in the crosshairs of a hitman with such a chilling calling card. Directed by Takeshi Koike (Redline).
- Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine - Goemon’s Blood Spray (N/C 15) - When the modern day samurai Goemon Ishikawa fails to protect his yakuza client from the powerful “Ghost of Bermuda”, he must team up with Lupin III and Jigen to preserve his honour - with blood.
- Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine - Fujiko’s Lie (N/C 15) - The famed femme fatale has made a living from lies, but when she’s asked to save the son of an embezzler whose fortune she’s after, will she get caught up in her own deception?
- Love Live! The School Idol Movie (N/C 12) - With their senior members’ graduation approaching, an exciting concert opportunity leads the girls of school idol champions μ’s to find meaning in their remaining together, performing in their biggest show yet!
- Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie: Over the Rainbow (N/C 12) - The members of Aqours are preparing for life at their new school when word of their upperclassmen going missing leads them on a journey not just to Italy, but to the realisation of how much they mean to one-another, and what they must do to take that next step forward.
- Patema Inverted (PG) - Fall into the sky with the sheer escapism of a topsy-turvy fantasy that will challenge your perceptions. Winner of the 2013 Scotland Loves Anime Jury and Audience Awards.
- Penguin Highway (12) - When cute penguins start waddling into a rural Japanese town, it piques the interest of the ever-curious schoolkid Aoyama in this cute coming-of-age story with dashes of science fiction. Based on the novel by Tomihiko Morimi.
- Weathering With You (12) - Makoto Shinkai’s beautiful storm of teen love returns to Screen Anime, this time with an exclusive optional commentary track featuring Dr. Jonathan Clements. Winner of the 2019 Scotland Loves Anime Audience Award.
- Production I.G. Short Film Collection (12) - A collection of five award-winning short films from Production I.G., the studio behind Ghost in the Shell, directed by some of the best animators in Japan.
- Work in Progress: Josee, The Tiger and the Fish (N/C) - Dr. Jonathan Clements and BONES’ president Masahiko Minami talk with staff of this moving film that’s still in production.
- Work in Progress: Inu-oh (N/C) - an early glimpse at the latest film by Science SARU and celebrated auteur Masaaki Yuasa (Night is Short, Walk on Girl).
All titles are available in both Japanese with English subtitles, and with an English language dub, with the exceptions of Lupin III: The Secret of Mamo, Lupin III vs Detective Conan: The Movie, the Production I.G. short films and the Work in Progress features, which are only available in Japanese with subtitles.