As previously reported, GAINAX (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, FLCL, Gunbuster) has co-produced a new independent tokusatsu film "Negiman" for promotion of an upcoming independent film festival Yonago Eiga Jihen. The 1st episode has been posted on YouTube yesterday.
"Negiman" is produced by the former staff of the legendary DAICON FILM and the present members of GAINAX. The director of "Negiman", Takami Akai directed the DAICON's last film "The Return of Yamatano-Orochi" in 1984. He became a co-founder of GAINAX and produced a successful game series "Princess Maker" at the GAINAX's game division.
Yonago Eiga Jihen (literally translated as Yonago Movie Incident), will be held in Yonago, Tottori,
on September 23-25, 2011. "Negiman" will be screened exclusively at the festival and posted
in the net. According to the official blog, the shooting of the all two episodes was finished just
two day ago on September 15.
The flyer of the festival
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