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‘Fantastic Beasts’ stars Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Williams attend particular fan occasion in Japan



“Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore,” the third film within the Harry Potter spin-off collection, was launched in Japan earlier this month. The “Fantastic Beasts” collection is among the hottest movies collection in Japan, and in celebration of the film’s launch, two of its stars got here to Japan for a particular fan occasion.

Eddie Redmayne, who performs Magizoologist wizard Newt Scamander, and Jessica Williams, who performs Ilvermorny professor Eulalie Hicks, have been in attendance, making them the primary Hollywood stars to go to Japan for the reason that outbreak of corona virtually three years in the past. 

Fans who missed out on the occasion can see it right here.

It’s been simply over three years since Eddie Redmayne final visited Japan, to advertise the second movie within the collection “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” and each he and Jessica appeared thrilled to be again in Japan.

Eddie addressed the gang of followers first, saying, “Finally getting to be here, sharing these secrets [of the film] with you, it blows my mind. Thank you for having us.”

And Jessica, who was sporting a skirt that resembled a pygmy puff, one of many film’s iconic beasts, opened with, “Hi! I’m very hot right now!” which relaxed the temper and made the occasion really feel like a bunch of mates hanging out.

The pair additionally appeared round on the crowd, recognizing some followers who had dressed up as characters from the film and waving at them whereas the interpreters translated their solutions into Japanese.

“I can see Grindlewald, I can see Bunty, I can see baby Niflers… I can see a Newt in there too. That makes me very happy!” Eddie exclaimed.

Next, it was time for a Q&A session, and a well-recognized query was posed to Eddie: “What Japanese food do you like?”

Eddie was fast to reply, commenting, “As far as food is concerned, I don’t know where to start in Japan. I’m obsessed with sashimi, I’m obsessed with ramen… I prefer thin noodles. I like a good firm texture.” He added, “But I also love anything that’s deep fried. I’ve basically been doing nothing but eat since I arrived in Japan. Tempura-ed anything makes me happy.”


But whereas Eddie’s reply confirmed he knew a good bit about Japanese meals, Jessica additionally gave the impression to be a fan of Japanese meals and was desperate to reply too.

“Nobody asked me, but I would also like to answer that question. I love a citron spicy ramen… yuzu ramen — I like the noodles really soft. I love the rice here. I love a Lawson’s egg sandwich. Family Mart and Seven & i Holdings — shout out to Seven & i Holdings — I love the snacks and I love the fruit snacks, the little hard candies, and I also love the sushi, and izakaya food, and gyoza…”

“She could go on… she talked for about an hour about rice earlier,” Eddie wryly added.

Jessica, in addition to being educated in regards to the fantastic thing about Japanese comfort shops, can be a Harry Potter fan herself, and instructed the viewers her favourite characters are Hermione and Professor McGonagall.

Also current on the fan occasion was Mamoru Miyano, who voices Newt within the Japanese dub. He embraced the pair warmly as he took to the stage.


The two Newts additionally carried out the “Manitcore Dance”, to the delight of the gang gathered.


Miyano then introduced Eddie and Jessica with their very personal happi pageant coats, which is the usual when international celebrities come to Japan for occasions.

“I now have a collection of happi coats,” Eddie joked.

After the interview was accomplished, the three stars took selfies with the gang.


“Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore” was launched in theaters in Japan on April 8.

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