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The Animated Film Baton To Be Produced in USA and Japan

by Sandgolem
Jan 31, 2009 9:38 AM | 9 Comments
Ryuhei Kitamura, known for directing Godzilla: Final Wars, will direct Wild Boar Media's 50-minutes long animated feature "Baton." The film is being conceptualized, voice acted, and written in Japan, but the animation will be done by the American studio Titmouse.

The movie is commissioned for the 150th birthday of the city of Yokohama, and will make use of a traditional and rotoscoped animation style. Release date is set for April 28th.

Source: Twitch Film & Anime Nation

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yarvenclog said:
hey Titmouse is the same studio that produces Metalocolypse, thats pretty cool.


i did not know that. like metalo, its so funny!

Feb 1, 2009 3:33 PM by kisami

hey Titmouse is the same studio that produces Metalocolypse, thats pretty cool.

Feb 1, 2009 1:28 PM by yarvenclog

Sohei said:
directed one of the Godzillas?
i doubt i will get close to this.


Godzilla final wars was good.

And most of the Godzilla movies were at least B movie or better its just the dubbing sucked (which is why we watch subs)

Even the worse Godzilla movie is better then any movie original on the Sci-fi channel.

Feb 1, 2009 10:16 AM by Sandgolem

LolitaDecay said:
LOL TITMOUSE.

But yeah, sounds interesting.


titmouse is an interesting name indeed. and yes, i thought exactly the same thing you thought.

Feb 1, 2009 7:44 AM by kisami

interesting

Feb 1, 2009 2:16 AM by Corpse69

directed one of the Godzillas?
i doubt i will get close to this.

Jan 31, 2009 2:44 PM by Sohei

LOL TITMOUSE.

But yeah, sounds interesting.

Jan 31, 2009 1:39 PM by LolitaDecay

kisami said:
hmmm haven't heard of that one. a live action blood is intriguing. ill check it out when it comes out though.


You watched the video yay! I love you :D

Jan 31, 2009 1:26 PM by Sandgolem

hmmm haven't heard of that one. a live action blood is intriguing. ill check it out when it comes out though.

Jan 31, 2009 12:45 PM by kisami