Bandai Visual will release a B-4 size art book featuring Katsuhiro Otomo's 1981 manga short Bukiyo Saraba (A Farewell to Arms) on December 25. It contains the original manga and various production materials of the anime adaptation for the 2013 omnibus film Short Peace. Check the new cover illustration by Otomo after the jump.
It is announced today that the Japanese government will award Katsuhiro Otomo, 59-year-old manga/anime creator who is best known for his internationally acclaimed work Akira, the medal of honor with purple ribbon on November 3. Hit the jump for more.
Short Peace is the new anthology film spearheaded by AKIRA creator Katsuhiro Otomo. Years in the making, with a host of top anime talent on board, how does the film actually stack up? Otaku USA’s Matt Schley brings us his review after the jump!
In a recent interview with a Japanese TV program ZIP for his latest film Short Peace, Katsuhiro Otomo commented briefly on the possibility of the sequel for his most famous anime work Akira. He said, "I know everyone has been expecting me to make Akira 2. But I won't do that." Check more comments after the jump.
Following the previous one for Hajime Katoki's "Bukiyo Saraba/A Farewell to Arms," Japanese movie studio Shochiku posted three more 15-second short previews for other stories in the upcoming compilation anime film Short Peace on its official YouTube channel today. Check all the clips after the jump.
Japanese movie studio Shochiku posted a 15-second short preview for Bukiyo Saraba/A Farewell to Arms, one of the four short stories of the upcoming omnibus film Short Peace. The Sci-Fi short is directed by Hajime Katoki, who is best known for his design works for various Gundam franchise. Check the video after the jump!
The official site for the upcoming omnibus anime film SHORT PEACE posted new poster visuals for 4 stories, "Hi-no-youjin" by Katsuhiro Otomo, "Tsukumo" by Shuhei Morita, "Gambo" by Hiroaki Ando, and "Buki yo Saraba" by Hajime Katoki. Check the posters and trailer after the jump.