At Festival du Film d'Animation du Annecy, MAD HOUSE Studio announced a new anime movie "Tibetan Dog" based on a Chinese best seller novel. The project was briefly mentioned in the Investors Relations last year but no detail had been given.
Poster of Tibetan Dog
It's a joint work of MAD HOUSE and China Film Group Corporation. Chinese staff will be involved in the in-between animation and part of CGI animation.
Director: Kojima Masayuki ("Monster
", "Master Keaton
Original Character Design: Urasawa Naoki
Character Design: Fujita Shigeru ("Monster
The movie depicts the nature of Tibetan dogs and the beautiful scenery of Tibet. They plan to premiere the movie in or after 2010.