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Funimation Licenses Project Itoh Films ANN NEWS


Also announces theatrical run for Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie, / The Boy and The Beast, / Psycho-Pass

North American anime distributor Funimation announced at its Otakon panel on Saturday that it has licensed the upcoming Project Itoh films: The Empire of Corpses, Genocidal Organ, and Harmony. The three films all based on works by late novelist Project Itoh. Funimation will release the films in 2016, but has not yet confirmed a theatrical release.

In addition, the company announced that it plans to debut Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie (Kōkaku Kidōtai Shin Gekijō-ban) in theaters this fall, and The Boy and The Beast and the Psycho-Pass film in theaters in 2016.

Each novel film adaptation will be from a different director and studio. Shukou Murase (Witch Hunter Robin, Gangsta., Ergo Proxy) will direct Genocidal Organ at manglobe (The Unlimited - Hyōbu Kyōsuke, House of Five Leaves), Takashi Nakamura (Fantastic Children) and Michael Arias (Tekkonkinkreet) will direct Harmony at Studio4°C (Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King, Tweeny Witches), while Ryoutarou Makihara will direct The Empire of Corpses at WIT STUDIO (Attack on Titan, Hōzuki no Reitetsu).

In Japan, The Empire of Corpses will open in theaters on October 2, Genocidal Organ will open on November 13, and Harmony will open on December 4.


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Boy and the Beast looks amazing in sneak peak expecting it to be masterpiece
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I'm excited for this, the movie theatre down the street from my plays anime movies on the regular and they will definitely have these when available.
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AWESOME!!!!! THANKS FUNI!!!!
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PSYCHO PASS??!?!?!?!

imma have to travel far to see it and i may see it alone but im going to see it! !!!
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The waiting game begins.
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I hope Boy and the beast makes to where i am
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Sweet, I got three (possibly six!) movies to look forward too in theathers. If there is one good thing about living near Seattle, it's that these movies always come here.
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UPDATE !!


FUNimation Announces "Project Itoh," New "Ghost in the Shell" Movie, "Psycho-Pass" Movie and "Speed Racer"
Plenty of movies, accompanied by a classic and some collector's editions

Scott Green / CR NEWS

FUNimation's Otakon announcements included plenty of anime movies, with Project Itoh, the new Ghost in the Shell, and Psycho-Pass. Along with this is the classic Speed Racer and 2005's remarkably distinctive Noein

PSYCHO-PASS: The Movie will be coming to theaters in 2016

FUNimation is bringing Ghost in the Shell: The Movie to theaters in Fall 2015

Project Itoh
Three film series based on the science fiction novels of the late Satoshi Itō. Each film adaptation will have its own director and animation studio:
- Genocidal Organ
Directed by Shukou Murase (Gangsta & Ergo Proxy)
Animation: Manglobe

- Harmony
Directed by Takashi Nakamura & Michael Arias.
Animation: Studio 4°C

- The Empire of Corpses
Directed by Ryoutarou Makihara (Monster & Summer Wars key animator). Animation: WIT Studio
Coming in 2016

Other Title Releases/ UPDATES !



http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2015/07/25-1/funimation-announces-project-itoh-new-ghost-in-the-shell-movie-psycho-pass-movie-and-speed-racer
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