2012's Gyo was an interesting side project from ufotable (Fate/zero), featuring directorial work from Takayuki Hirao, who did the fifth Kara no Kyōkai, and will be doing the Majocco Shimai no Yoyo to Nene magical girl anime, with the gravure idol Mirai Kataoka as the female lead and other non-voice actors filling out the cast. With a North American release planned, Aniplex of America has posted the trailer. Get a look after the jump.
Coming out of A-Kon, Aniplex of America has revealed that the first half of Blast of Tempest will be released on DVD in August, while the ufotable (Fate/zero) adaptation of Junji Ito's dead fish horror manga Gyo will be released on DVD in July. Get the details after the jump.
Tomorrow, New York's Japan Society kicks off their Japan Cuts: New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema. This Saturday, that film series will be presenting the Anime from Hell New York Premiere of Gyo, the ufotable (Fate/zero) produced OVA adaptation of Junji Ito's warped horror manga. Regardless of if you can make the event, their introduction is worth a look.
Whether it's anime, martial arts, comedy, something new or something uniqe, the 2012 New York Asian Film Festival looks like it'll offer the thrills and marvels that have come to be expected from the top notch event. This year, they'll be screening dead fish horror anime Gyo, Keiichi Satou's (Tiger & Bunny) adaptation of cannibalism manga Asura and Takashi Miike's Ace Attorney. See the butt-kicking trailer after the the jump.
Kara no Kyoukai: Garden of Sinners' Takayuki Hirao and ufotable are set to make their next statement in horror anime on February 15th with the Japanese release of an OVA adaptation of the disturbingly absurd manga Gyo. Preview the bizarre spectacle after the jump.
It's short, it's frantic, but the new teaser for the Gyo anime makes its point, featuring crowds fleeing from a shark that's running along the streets after them. Check the first look at the anticipated horror anime after the jump.
For a great, seasonally appropriate horror manga, track down Viz's release of Gyo, influential genre talent Junji Ito's (Tomie, Uzumaki) tale of a young couple who visit the beaches of Okinawa in time to be victims of a land invasion by a plague of scurrying dead fish that attack people both bodily and with their smell. An anime adaptation was announced this spring, and now, via an Amazon listing, release details have been revealed. Check them out after the jump.