Appleseed: Genesis was recently announced at the Tokyo International Anime Fair 2008. The computer generated series is currently slated for 2009 and will have character designs from Haruhiko Mikimoto, best known for Macross, Gundam 0080, and Gunbuster. The director, Romanov Higa, and Romi Paku, voice of Deunan Knute also appeared at the event.
The story treatments have already been written for all 26 episodes and 8 of them already have storyboards. The Micott & Basara company is producing and sponsoring this production as it did for the two recent Appleseed films.