Shinji Aramaki To Direct Another "Appleseed"

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Lucent Pictures Entertainment plan to release reboot this summer

Director Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Starship Troopers Invasion, Space Pirate Captain Harlock) and producer Joseph Chou (Appleseed Ex-Machina, Halo Legends) are set to return to Ghost in the Shell creator Masamune Shirow's world of  World War III veterans policing a bio-engineered paradise, Appleseed.

 

IGN has revealed Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Lucent Pictures Entertainment (Berserk: The Golden Age Arc, Kill La Kill) will be releasing the CG-animated Appleseed Alpha to English language audiences summer. Japanese release plans are currently unknown.

 

The reboot follows  Deunan Knute and her large, cyborg partner Briareos Hecatonchires as they search for the legendary city of Olympus.

 

 

 

 

via AnimeAnime and IGN

 

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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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