"Gundam" Creator to Announce Partnership with Hollywood Effects Company

Yoshiyuki Tomino to announce first major project at January 21st press conference

Watch out, Hollywood, here comes "Kill 'em All" Tomino. Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino will be appearing in a January 21st press conference to announce a partnership with Legacy Effects.

 

Ookaze no Okorusama, representing several Japanese creators, will be working with Legacy Effects with the goal of bringing “movies based on Japanese manga and animation from Hollywood to the world."

 

During the press conference, Tomino will announce the partnership's first major project.

 

Legacy Effects, formerly known as Stan Winston Studios, has contributed practical effects to Avatar, Iron Man 2, Avengers and Pacific Rim.

 

TEAM OOKAZE
AND
OFFICIAL PARTNER CREATORS
 Koba Kaori
Yoshiyuki Tomino
Ohwada Hiroki
Yuji Hori  Makoto Togashi
Mamoru Fukumitsui Taro Nshimura
Oishi Tom
Masutomi Tadayoshi Fujimoto Takashi
Iwamoto Kengaku kiko Okoshi
Hidemi Arasaki Tsuyoshi Rinoie
Tai Truesdell Farouk Hadef
 Michel Ikeda Paul Guilfoile
Masato Kobayashi Julian Allot
Legacy Effects

 

via Yaraon

 

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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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