FUNimation Adds "Bayonetta: Bloody Fate" Anime Film

Director Fuminori Kizaki to preview English dub at Anime Expo

FUNimation announced the acquisition of the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate anime film, based on the hair-fisted, gun-blasting action game from Platinum Games and director Hideki Kamiya (Devil May Cry, Okami). The anime's director, Fuminori Kizaki, will be appearing at this year's Anime Expo as a guest of honor, and will present a sneak peek of the English dub.

 

Kizaki—who previously helmed Afro Samurai, Basilisk, and X-Men, among others—will be following it up with a special Q&A session on Saturday, July 5, at 8:15pm in Video 1. Gonzo's take on Bayonetta "expands and further faithfully captures the extreme action and sexiness of the original, crafting a storyline that expands and further establishes the world of the sexy, shape shifting witch, Bayonetta."

 

Trailer:

 

More info to come on the film and its cast over at FUNimation's official Bayonetta: Bloody Fate Facebook page.

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. His blog can be found at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter at @Moldilox.

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