Here's some interesting creative lineage. Short Peace, the new anime anthology feature helmed by Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo opens in Japan July 20th. According to an early look at the new Famitsu, Killer is Dead director Goichi Suda is working with Namco Bandai on an upcoming PlayStation 3 side-scrolling game, Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day. The “high-speed effect action” 2D side-scroller set in modern Japan is being though of as the fifth part of the project.
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.
Predating the days of televised anime, shorts have allowed the field's top talent to experiment. This long tradition looks like it's going to yield some dazzling results in Short Peace, an anthology presented by Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo and Gundam studio Sunrise. Set to open in Japan on July 20th, a new 90-second trailer has been unveiled. Get a look after the jump.