After the release of his latest full-CG film Space Pirate Captain Harlock in Japan, the director Shinji Aramaki flew to Los Angeles with the 3D version of the film and showed it to James Cameron. Cameron, who saw only the 2D version before, gave high praise to the 3D version. Hit the jump for more story.
In commemoration of the release of the full CG film Space Pirate Captain Harlock in Japan this weekend, Japanese mail order retailer Imperial Enterprise has starts offering a 5000-limited special wristwatch inspired by the film today. Check the details after the jump.
Cinema Today has posted two more video clips from the upcoming CG animated feature film Space Pirate Captain Harlock which is based on legendary artist Leiji Matsumoto's classic manga works. The videos feature a spacebattle of Harlock's ship Arcadia against enemy fighters, and Harlock's swordfight in the ship. Hit the jump for the clips.
The stirring theme song for the upcoming Captain Harlock CGI feature film gets the music video treatment, complete with lots of footage from the movie itself. Set sail under the flag of freedom after the jump!
The official site for the upcoming CG remake film Captain Harlock posted a new 3 minutes trailer today. The film is based on a classic manga series created by legendary artist Leiji Matsumoto (Galaxy Express 999, Space Battleship Yamato). Check the latest clip after the jump.
In time for the September release of the CG Captain Harlock movie, The Grand Pacific Le Daiba hotel in Odaiba will be offering concept rooms inspired by the Space Pirate. The hotel, which previously offered Gundam themed accommodations, will be decorating rooms to look like the cabin and helm of Harlock's Arcadia, with replica weapons and concept art from the classic series also displayed. More after the jump.
A new poster for Shinji Aramaki's CG film Captain Harlock is revealed to the Japanese media today. The film is based on a classic manga series created by legendary artist Leiji Matsumoto (Galaxy Express 999, Space Battleship Yamato). Check the poster and latest trailer after the jump.
After months of teaser trailers showcasing the scale of the forthcoming film, the one thing we didn't know about the Captain Harlock feature film adaptation is when it would be released outside of a vague Fall 2013 window. The latest trailer has now confirmed the date, and its set for the first week of September. Hit the jump for all of the action.
Shinji Aramaki—director of the Appleseed and Appleseed Ex Machina CG films and more—helms the upcoming CG film take on Leiji Matsumoto's Captain Harlock, and a new Japanese teaser debuted in theaters with a quick peek at the sci-fi bravado to come. Check it out after the jump.
Back in 2010, Toei showed off a pair of CG proof of concepts for remakes of space opera Captain Harlock and mecha Gaiking. In 2011, we heard that Harlock was in progress, planned for 2013. Gaiking resurfaced last December with news that Gale Anne Hurd's (Terminator, Aliens) Valhalla Entertainment and Toei Animation have signed on with All Nippon Entertainment Works. Now it's Harlock's turn with confirmation of a fall '13 launch. More after the jump.