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Movie King of Thorn To Be Premiered at SITGES Film Festival In Spain

by dtshyk
Sep 15, 2009 5:54 AM | 10 Comments
According to the official blog, anime movie King of Thorn will be premiered at 42nd SITGES Festival Internacional de Cinema de Catalunya to be held in Spain from October 2nd. The movie was selected for the Anima't section.

King of Thorn official website (with a trailer)

It was announced to be shown in 2010 in Japan. The title "King of Thorn" is still a tentative one.

Director: Katayama Kazuyoshi ("Big O")
Scenario: Yamaguchi Hiroshi ("Rosario + Vampire", "Desert Punk"), Katayama Kazuyoshi
Character Design: Matsubara Hidenori ("Ah! My Goddess", "Sakura Wars")
Monster Design: Ando Kenji ("KARAS")
Production Studio: SUNRISE

Source: King of Thorn official blog

10 Comments Recent Comments

Just finished the manga. Unless they rush it, I don't think they can compress the whole story in one single movie....

Not to mention such an open end...which I found very interesting (like the end was the beginning of a new adventure...)

Sep 16, 2009 6:54 PM by wakka9ca

Looks sweet. Not sure why they're primering it in Spain though...

Sep 15, 2009 7:30 PM by BadLuckTuck

WOAH. Looks sweeeet.

Sep 15, 2009 7:23 PM by simo000

Woot... I think i will go there maybe...

Sep 15, 2009 5:12 PM by Static

Holy awesome.

Sep 15, 2009 10:31 AM by Nitre

Cool! Means it will get here soon! \;-;/ Probably during a festival! Meaning big screen! Yaay

Sep 15, 2009 9:20 AM by ladyxzeus

Trailer looked pretty epic.

Sep 15, 2009 9:08 AM by Defiance

Lol, that's what happens if you apply the sleeping beauty theme to modern anime. I'll check it out.

Sep 15, 2009 8:27 AM by cyruz

Can't wait for this, I finished the manga and I must say the story and art is fantastic. So Sunrise is in charge eh? I expect big things fro this movie.

Sep 15, 2009 6:41 AM by Kantarou

this trailer is very promising. added to ptw~

Sep 15, 2009 6:14 AM by Qrko

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