VIDEO: Latest Trailer for "Akira" Creator's "Short Peace" Anime Anthology

Anthology of short anime from top artists hits Japan on July 20th

Predating the days of televised anime, shorts have allowed the field's top talent to experiment. This long tradition looks like it's going to yield some dazzling results in Short Peace, an anthology presented by Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo and Gundam studio Sunrise. Set to open in Japan on July 20th, a new 90-second trailer has been unveiled.

 

 

Opening Animation is by Koji Morimoto (Animatrix's Beyond)


A Farewell to Arms

 Director: Hiroaki Ando (Freedom)

Script Concept/Creative Direction: Katsuhito Ishii (Redline)

Original Character Design: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Evangelion, Summer Wars)

 

 

Combustible

Director/Script: Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira)

Character Design/Visual Concept: Ohara Hidekazu

Music: Makoto Kubota

 

 

 

Tsukumo

Director/Script: Shuhei Morita (Freedom)

Story Concept/Concept Design: Keisuke Kishi

 

 

Gambo

Director: Hiroaki Ando

Script Concept/Creative Direction: Katsuhito Ishii

Original Character Design: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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