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The latest stage production of Yoshiki Tanaka's space opera novel series Legend of the Galactic Heroes opened on Wednesday, and it ended with an announcement of a new anime adaptation. Tanaka's secretary Hirofumi Adachi confirmed the news, and relayed the producer's comments that the new anime is not a remake of the earlier anime, but another anime adaptation of the original novels with a new staff.
The story follows the epic conflict between the Galactic Empire and Free Planets Alliance, as well as the personal stories of Imperial Admiral Reinhard von Lohengramm and the Alliance's Yang Wen-Li.
Collet-Serra: It's great that they're waiting for me. It's different, because you have to be respectful of the source material. Otomo adapted his own work from a manga into an anime and both things are completely different and genius. The only way to do a live version of "Akira" is to take the spirit and adapt it. It will be as different as the anime was from the manga.
CS: And we all have that original anime, it's there, nothing can sully it, so if you were going to do it in live-action one would hope you would bring something new to the table. What is it you are bringing specifically that is going to make it yours?
Collet-Serra: I hope that I can bring strong characters. In the original source material, I don't think the main characters are the protagonists. What I'm hoping is to bring characters.
CS: That's true. It's one of those strange stories where you literally never see the main character that is the namesake of the film!
Collet-Serra: Nobody's interesting. Tetsuo's interesting because weird sh*t happens to him, and Kaneda is so two-dimensional. That's part of the Japanese culture, they never have strong characters. They're used as a way to move the other philosophy forward.
sdsichero wrote:Why even fucking bother?
Exclusive: Director Jaume Collet-Serra Dishes His Vision for Akira
First it's this...
Don't even show Akira? Uh... yes they do. And if the characters are so 2-D just don't do it. Please.
TV Tokyo opened a preview website on Thursday to announce that the sixth Jewelpet television anime series, Lady Jewelpet, will premiere on April 5 at 9:30 a.m. on TV Tokyo and its affiliates.
The story centers around Monona, a girl who attended the wedding ceremony of her big brother whom she adores. However, she is whisked away by a cute rabbit-shaped Jewelpet Ruby, and before she knew it, she is in a Jewelpalace where potential candidates to become a Lady have gathered. "Momona was selected by Ruby as the best female Ladyjewel candidate for the Queen of Jewelland!?"
The official website for the Trinity Seven - 7-nin no Masho Tsukai manga is celebrating Valentine's Day by announcing on Friday that an anime adaptation is in the works.
In this "romantic comedy but sometime serious magical school story," life as Arata Kasuga knows it is wiped out by a bizarre incident known as "Collapse Phenomenon," which causes worldwide destruction and takes his cousin Hijiri Kasuga to the next world. To resolve the "Collapse Phenomenon" and bring back Hijiri, Arata enrolls in the Royal Biblia Academy. Waiting in the school are seven beautiful female magic users — the Trinity Seven.
Writer Kenji Saitō and artist Akinari Nao (Countrouble, Psycho Busters) launched the manga in Kadokawa's (Fujimi Shobo's) Monthly Dragon Age magazine in 2011, and Kadokawa published the seventh volume in December.
A new television anime adaptation of Yōzaburō Kanari and Fumiya Sato's detective manga Kindaichi Case Files (Kindaichi Shonen no Jikenbo) has been green-lit. This year's 12th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine is making the announcement on Wednesday. The issue reports that the weekly anime will premiere on Saturday, April 5 at 5:30 p.m. on YTV, NTV, and their affiliates.
The manga follows Hajime Kindaichi, a high school boy who solves mystifying crimes. The story already inspired an earlier 1997-2000 television anime series with two films, a few television specials, and several original video anime.
The official website for the Persona 3 films updated at midnight on Saturday, and posted a new trailer for the upcoming Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream film.
The official Pretty Rhythm website announced on Friday that the Gekijōban Pretty Rhythm All-Star Selection Prism Show ☆ Top Ten movie will introduce a new character along with characters from the Pretty Rhythm anime series (Pretty Rhythm Aurora Dream, Pretty Rhythm Dear My Future, Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live). The movie, set for release in Japan on March 8, will include the top ten songs from Pretty Rhythm franchise.
TV Tokyo opened a preview website on Saturday to announce that Konami's social game Dragon Collection is getting a television anime. Dragon Collection will premiere on April 7 in the same 6:00 p.m. timeslot as the previously announced Oreca Battle anime.
Konami describes Dragon Collection as "a card collection game of mythological monsters and epic adventure! Unlock the sealed dragons to save the world!" The game debuted on the GREE mobile phone platform in Japan in 2010, and it already inspired Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Kyōta Shibano's Dragon Collection: Ryū o Suberu Mono manga from 2011 to 2012. It also spawned a trading card arcade game last year.
Nitroplus announced on Sunday that in-house writer Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Psycho-Pass, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet) is working on the story for an original television anime project called Aldnoah.Zero this year. He is working again with his Fate/Zero director Ei Aoki (Ga-Rei: Zero, The Garden of Sinners, Hourou Musuko), and A-1 Pictures and TROYCA are jointly producing the anime.
The project's tagline reads, "Let justice be done. Though the heavens fall."
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