VIDEO: "Short Peace - Possessions" English Subtitled Teaser Trailer

"Short Peace" anime shorts and game slated to be released in Europe April 18th

Bandai Namco Europe has posted an English subtitled teaser trailer for Shuhei Morita's Possessions, the Oscar nominated segment of the Short Peace anime anthology. The "amazingly deep cross-platform experience" of the four anime shorts and game Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day will be released in Europe and Australasia April 18th.


POSSESSIONS -- During the 18th century. A man lost deep in the mountains in the middle of a violent storm stumbles across a small shrine. Entering it, he suddenly finds himself in a room from another world, where discarded umbrellas and unused kimonos come alive, possessed by spirits..

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GAMBO - the third movie is directed by Hiroaki Ando and takes place at the end of the 16th century, as the Sengoku era draws to a close... A fortress in the northern region of Japan, Tohoku, is sacked by a giant, solitary demon. When Kao, a young girl from the village, meets a mystical polar bear who understands what she says, she turns to it for help!

COMBUSTIBLE - the second movie is directed by Katsuhiro Otomo (the creator of Steamboy & Akira) - takes place in the city of Edo in the 18th century. Where Owaka, a merchant's daughter, and her childhood sweetheart Matsukichi, find their differing social standings render their love impossible. In her mad desperation, Owaka does something that engulfs the entire city in a deadly inferno...

The first movie, A FAREWELL TO WEAPONS, is directed by Hajime Katoki and takes place in Tokyo, in the near future. A five-person platoon visits the ruined city, in the middle of the desert; this leads them to fall into a battle with a single unmanned tank! One by one, all routes of escape are blocked... 

Sentai Filmworks will be releasing the Short Peace anime in North America

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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