New Aquarion Movie Trailers Online
The “Movie” section of the Aquarion motion picture homepage now hosts a new streaming trailer and two TV spots. The movie is scheduled to open in Japanese theaters on September 22nd.
Source: Moon Phase
Kafka Inaka Isha Trailer Online
Shochiku Films now hosts a streaming Flash trailer for Academy Award nominated animator Koji Yamamura’s latest short film “Kafka Inaka Isha” (Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor).
Source: Anime News Network
Switch OVA Announced
Details on New Macross Anime Revealed
At this past weekend’s Macross 25th Anniversary Live: Minmay meets Fire Bomber concert held in Tokyo, Macross co-creator Shoji Kawamori announced that the new Macross anime TV series will tentatively be titled “Macross F” (“Macross Frontier”), and series female lead Ranka Lee will be played by 18 year-old debut voice actress and singer Megumi Nakajima.Macross F will be directed by Yasuhito Kikuchi (Aquarion), with character designs provided by Mikan Ehime (Gravion Zwei) and Yuichi Takahashi (Aquarion). Yoko Kanno will compose the musical score for the new series.
Source: Anime News Network & Moon Phase
Keitai Shoujo Drama Announced
The Keitai Shoujo homepage has announced that the cel phone game and anime series Keitai Shoujo (“Cel Phone Girl”) will debut as a live action television drama on October 23rd.
Live Action Hana Yori Dango Movie Announced
Japanese television network TBS has announced development of “Hana Yori Dango Final,” a live action feature film conclusion to the live action TV drama adaptation of Youko Kamio’s popular manga. The cast from the two successful television series will reprise their roles in the movie, which is due out in Japanese theaters next summer.
Source: Sankei Sports
Live Action Fuma no Kojiro Website Opened
The official homepage for the upcoming live action Fuma no Kojiro television series adaptation of Masami Kurumada’s manga is now online.