Toei Animation announced at Tokyo International Anime Fair 2010 that they will animate George Akiyama's manga "Ashura".
Cover art of Ashura manga vol.1
Ashura is a human drama describing a famine in the medieval period of Japan. The depictions of cannibalism in the manga arose controversy and the manga serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine was banned in some area in 1970.
Source: Picture of the poster at TAF2010