Entries tagged Japan

First Trailer for Takashi Miike’s Live-Action Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

First trailer for Takashi Miike’s live-action adaptation of the Capcom video game Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. I’ve never played the game, but it looks like Miike had a lot of fun directing these after his remakes of Samurai classics…

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[via Beyond Hollywood & Twitch]


Second Trailer for BERSERK: Golden Age Arc I: Egg of the Supreme Ruler

A second trailer for the first of three Berserk movies, Berserk Golden Age Arc I: Egg of the Supreme Ruler (Ōgon Jidai-Hen I: Haō no Tamago) was released at the Yahoo! Japan website. The theatrical opening has been postponed from January to February 2012.

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[via ANN]


US Trailer for Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s The Secret World of Arrietty (Karigurashi no Arrietty)

Disney has released an US trailer for Hiromasa Yonebayashis The Secret World of Arrietty (The Borrower Arrietty/Karigurashi no Arrietty) at Apple featuring the voices of Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, Will Arnett, David Henrie and Moises Arias. Arrietty will open in US theaters in February 2012.
For a quick comparison, check out the British trailer released from LoveFilm with a different dub cast back in June.

[via ComingSoon.net & Apple Movie Trailers]


First Trailer for Zhang Yimou’s The Flowers of War

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[via Wildgrounds]


First Trailer for Shunichiro Miki’s The Warped Forest

First trailer for The Warped Forest by Shunichiro Miki, one of the three directors (next to Katsuhito Ishii and Hajime Ishimine) who invited us into the Funky Forest in 2005.

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Settle into your chair and be transported to a place both familiar and alien; where a giant shopgirl can barely fit in her store, there’s a weird green pod in every bedroom, and terrifying wood nymphs provide a heartbroken woman with the anatomically correct fruit everyone seems to covet. In the end we are left, like Alice, with the Red King’s conundrum: are we dreaming them or are they dreaming us?

[via Twitch]

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First Trailer for Kenji Kamiyama and Production I.G’s 3D CG Anime 009: RE-CYBORG

Kenji Kamiyama, the man who re-invented the Ghost in the Shell franchise with his Stand Alone Complex series is taking another dive into the cyborg genre. After the amazing Eden of the East anime series and two following theatrical features, he’s now taking on Shotaro Ishinomori’s classic manga 009: Cyborg for his upcoming movie 009: Re-Cyborg.
The 3D CG anime from Production I.G will open in theaters across Japan next fall.

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Gotta love the Motoko homage @ 1:59… :in_love:
Synopsis (009: Cyborg)

During the tensions of the Cold War, a global organization led by Black Ghost wishes to lock the world in eternal warfare for profit. But in order to avoid destroying the world through nuclear warfare, Black Ghost has captured nine men and women. By turning them into cyborg soldiers, he aims to bring the war into the stars. However, Black Ghost did not count on his cyborg soldiers rebelling against his evil cause.

[via ANN]


First Trailer for Appleseed XIII: Yogen

First trailer for Appleseed XIII: Yogen, the second theatrical feature of Production I.G’s Appleseed XIII series retelling of Masamune Shirow’s classic manga series.

[via ANN]