Screenings followed by a conversation with Enrico Casarosa (Director / Head of Story, Pixar Animation Studios)
on the making of La
Luna and Dai Sato
(Scriptwriter of Cowboy
Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Tekken: Blood Vengeance) to discuss post-3/11 Japan
and the anime community.
Also, "Norageki!" (script written by Dai Sato) will be premiered
in the USA!
There will be an amazing announcement, too. "Hand in Hand", a
support organization based in Sendai, Tohoku, the area heavily suffered from earthquake
and tsunami, will make an official announcement about donating T-shorts featuring Psalms
of Planets Eureka seven.
year again, Dai Sato will be joining at amimefest2011 in Dallas, USA! He will be
there along with Carrie Keranen and Cristina Vee, voice actresses for Ling Xiaoyu
and Alisa in Tekken film English version, to see you and talk about the film "Tekken: Blood Vengeance"! Carrie and Cristina
have played for many well-known Japanese animes, so, together with Dai, maybe
you could hear some interesting stories behind the production of Tekken film as
well as many other anime series?!
Tekken: Blood Vengeance is in cinemas now in the
USA and Japan :)
Namco Bandai Games today announced that it will introduce the film TEKKEN: Blood Vengeance to the international media attending the International Animation Film Festival & Market (Mifa) in Annecy, France on June 6th-11th 2011.
For the first time in Europe, on June 9th the publisher is holding a unique and exceptional press conference for TEKKEN: Blood Vengeance. Media attending the event will have the rare opportunity to meet the film's producer, Mr. Yoshinari Mizushima, and its screenwriter, Mr. Dai Sato (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Cowboy Bebop), who are making a special trip from Japan to attend. Guests will also see the latest trailer for the film and hear exciting news about its forthcoming release.
Produced by Namco Bandai Games, TEKKEN: Blood Vengeance is directed by Mr. Youichi Mouri (director of the TEKKEN 5 and TEKKEN 6: Bloodline Rebellion opening movies), with animation by Digital Frontier (Resident Evil: Degeneration, Death Note, Appleseed).
Scheduled for release in 2011, TEKKEN: Blood Vengeance is an animated movie inspired by the world and characters of TEKKEN, the world famous fighting game series. With a 17-year legacy, Tekken is among the most popular and well-known gaming brands in the world, with global franchise sales of more than 40 million units to date.
Namco Bandai Games invites media to an exclusive conference for TEKKEN: Blood Vengeance
Namco Bandai Games Press conference
Thursday, June 9th 2011 - from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market (Mifa) - Annecy
Salon Haendel A&B, Imperial Palace, 5th floor
Bandai Namco Games announced at the "Step Up Dubai 2011" that 3DCG Full length Animation Movie "TEKKEN -BLOOD VENGEANCE" will be in cinemas this summer, and Dai Sato at Storyriders wrote the script for this world-renowned game series' first full movie!
CG is created by Digital Frontie, the studio who made opening movie footage in the Tekken 5 and Tekken 6. The movie will be premiered in North America this summer, followed by theatre release in Japan from 3rd September.
"TEKKEN -BLOOD VENGEANCE" Trailer
We will keep you updated with more detailed info, so please stay tuned!
Dai Sato (scriptwriter), Gotsubo*Masaru (manga artist), and Meg (singer/model/fashion designer)will appear at Paris Manga in Feburuary 2011, and introduce the latest OVA-film [Norageki !].
Please see details HERE for the event (in French) :Norageki! at Paris Manga Please come down to say hello if you are in Paris or if you plan to go to Paris Manga!
Norageki ! is an original short film directed by Hiroaki Ando (artwork director for "Tekkon Kinkreet"/CGI director for "Steamboy"), script written by Dai Sato, character designed by Gotsubo*Masaru, and Meg is featured as a voice acting cast.
Dai Sato will be appearing at PARIS MANGA this weekend 18-19 Sept 2010 in Paris, France and giving a talk session and autograph sessions!!
This would be another great opportunity for Dai Sato to talk about his works and see you directly, so please come down to one of those sessions and say hello to Dai Sato!
PARIS MANGA is a 2 days Anime/Manga festival and will introduce Manga, Anime, Video Games, Music, Fashion, Karaoke, Cosplay and more through many events.
presents REQUIEM FOR A
To celebrate the Abdul Qadim Haqq &
Shinichiro Watanabe IKOI exhibition and the release of booklet REQUIEM FOR A
MACHINE SOUL, we will throw a fantastic party event this Saturday 26th
June at club SEATA in Kichijoji, Tokyo!
We will future Shinichiro Watanabe, the famed
director of Cowboy Bebop and Samurai champloo (also a great music lover!) to
create a space where his world and music encounter. To boost up the event, top
artists Hiroshi Kawanabe from TOKYO No.1 SOUL SET and ink, and DJ TSUTCHIE, a
great friend of Shinichiro who worked on the sound track for Samurai Champloo
will spin their great sound, supported by MOA, the head of Tokyo leading label
CARIZMA and the Storyriders crew DJ Muku.
Be aware of the visuals, too. We will have a
special VJ DEVICEGIRLS, who will show us fantastic visual mash up using
Shinichiro Watanabe's renowned anime works Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, and
The Animatrix as well as the IKOI exhibition art works.
We will also provide a chill-out second
floor, where you could find IKOI original booklet REQUIEM FOR A MACHINE SOUL
and posters on sale. The booklet features painting works by Abdul Qadim Haqq
& original story by Shinichiro Watanabe. Our previous IKOI projects by
Tsuyoshi Kusano, Daisuke Nishijima and Masako Tomii will be introduced there
and you could find their original products co-produced by each artist and IKOI
This would be an amazing night, where you
could witness the cross-over world of Shinichiro Watanabe and top Japanese
DJ/artists through animation and electronic music, so please come to have fun
and say hello to us if you are in/near Tokyo!
Date&Time: 26th June Saturday 24:00-5:00 Admission: At the Door 3000 yen (with 1 Drink) // with Flyer 2500 yen
(with 1 Drink) Venue: Kichijoji CLUB SEATA
Address: Kichijoji Parking Plaza B1F, 1-20-3 Kichijoji-Honcho, Musashino, Tokyo
Based on the epic game series "Halo", original 8 episodes were created by world-known Japanese creators and leading anime production companies and put together for an anime collection "Halo legends" to surprise the world in 2010!
'Halo' was first released in 2001 on Xbox, and the series have sold 27,000,000 copies on Xbox/Xbox 360 in total. The series have expanded to wider media, including novels, comics, doll figures, and clothing lines and have attracted many fans.
"Halo legends" is a collection of original short animes based on "Halo" series from Microsoft. The creative directors are served by Shinji Aramaki, the creator and director of "Appleseed" and Mamoru Oshii, the creator of "Ghost in the Shell".
Five Japanese anime production houses (Bones, Casio Entertainment, Production I.G., Studio 4°C, and Toei Animation) have taken part in this project and Dai Sato from Storyriders participated in one of the stories "The Package" as a script writer.
Halo legends will be available on Special Edition 2-disc version on DVD and Blu-Ray™, as well as single disc DVD on Warner Bros. and available On Demand and Digital Download on February 16th 2010 (in the USA).
Check out "Halo legends" official site for live-streaming schedule on Waypoint from Xbox 360 Live, too!