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Production I.G Produces New Battle Anime Shoka

by dtshyk
Feb 2, 2010 2:45 AM | 11 Comments
According to Animax, Production I.G's new one shot anime "Shoka" was announced to be aired on March 27th. The original scenario is the 7th Animax Award winner in 2008.

Original story: Saido Kenji
Director & Storyboard: Yamada Makoto (anime director of Wii game "Tales of Symphonia")
Character Design: Kojima Hirokazu (episode director of "Futakoi Alternative")
Music: Kawai Kenji
Production Studio: Production I.G

The story takes place in Edo era. Jumonji, the leader of psychics "Gasendo", notices a sign of rebellion against Tokugawa Shognate. Gasendo psychics weaponize their paintings and go war against giant monsters called "Gaju".

Source: Animax

11 Comments Recent Comments


but it's too short IMO, I would've loved this if it were a series, but only 20 minutes? ugh

plus the guy doing the background is the same one who did Noein's, awesomeness ..

Feb 14, 2010 12:57 AM by alcurad

I am definitely watching it ^^

Feb 2, 2010 4:35 PM by motoko09

Sounds interesting..

I am looking forward to the character designs.

Feb 2, 2010 4:05 PM by Kira01

sounds like sengoku basara :')

Feb 2, 2010 3:37 PM by lifeaspect

Production I.G? One shot? I'm in.

Feb 2, 2010 8:36 AM by tsuD

Oh the originality.

Watching it for it is Production I.G, though.

Feb 2, 2010 8:15 AM by Eiko

Edo again well i'll what it got

Feb 2, 2010 7:33 AM by Mr_Gutts

I sense Sengoku Basara getting a rebranding...

Feb 2, 2010 4:41 AM by seishi-sama

Anime set in the Edo period is the new trend for 2010?
That's the xx time I heard this.

Feb 2, 2010 4:15 AM by desolato

Well, the art and soundtrack should be good anyway, even if the rest of the anime leaves a bit to be desired.

Feb 2, 2010 3:29 AM by Rosa_FOEtida

I'm not surprised about the content one bit. Looking forward to it, though. I'd like if they took on more wth...? ventures that are uncharacteristic of them. Those are always a pleasure to watch. But Edo era action? Not surprised.

Feb 2, 2010 3:10 AM by tehnominator

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