An official website for Godzilla
has been launched and announced that the multi-media franchise will receive an anime movie slated for 2017. Directors and scriptwriter, as well as studio, for the movie were also announced on the website.
Director: Koubun Shizuno
), Hiroyuki Seshita
Original Story Plan, Script: Gen Urobuchi
(Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
Studio: Polygon Pictures
The movie will be based on the Godzilla
franchise produced by Toho Company
. The first film in the series premiered in 1954, and it has since received multiple movie adaptations, including the most recent movie, titled Shin Gojira
, premiering on July 29 of this year. A Hollywood adaptation
of the movie premiered in 2014, with a crossover movie currently in production and slated for a 2020 release, under the title Godzilla vs. Kong
. While the animated movie will be the first anime movie in the franchise, the on-going TV anime Crayon Shin-chan
has previously featured the Godzilla character. Godzilla
has also received two animated series released in the west.
Official site: http://godzilla-anime.com/index.html