San Marino Anime Festival is the first international film festival dedicated to Japanese animation happening outside Japan.
Along with an incredible number of film titles, concerts, conferences and special guests & events are making the festival unique in its kind.
The festival is being organized by a consortium composed by Japan's leading content holders, including Aniplex Inc., Sunrise Inc., Toei Animation Co. and other major animation companies and the highest authorities of the Republic of San Marino.
2012's edition has been celebrated with a special talk featuring Yoshiyuki Tomino, the anime creator best known for the "Mobile Suit Gundam" and "Space Runaway Ideon" series. Tomino has been already highly regarded in Europe, winning the honorific Leopard award at the Locarno International Film Festival in 2009.