An official website of a new anime movie "Loups=Garous" was launched on October 6th. It's based on Kyougoku Natsuhiko
's sci-fi mystery novel "Loups=Garous Kihisubeki Okami". The movie will be premiered in 2010. A manga adaptation (Amazon
) has been published in Monthly Comic Ryu since 2006.
Loups=Garous official website
Director: Fujisaku Jun-ichi ("Blood+
Script: Goto Midori ("Tsubasa Chronicle: Tori Kago no Kuni no Himegimi
"), Harada Sayaka (episode scenario of "Kemono no Souja Erin
Original Character Design: Hashii Chizu
Animation Character Design & General Graphic Director: Ishii Meiji ("Prince of Tennis: The Two Samurai, The First Game
Production Studio: Production I.G
, Trans Arts
The story takes place in a near future. Population of mankind greatly decreased due to a killer virus. People avoid physical contacts ("real contact") with each other and most of the human activities are done online. In such a controlled world, a group of girls actively make real contacts. A serial murder killing only girls makes them confront the rule of the closed world.
The movie will tie-up with a Japanese rock band SCANDAL
. The characters admire them as a rock band, which was popular in the distant past.
Source: Bandai's press release (PDF)