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Even if you’re a complete novice when it comes to anime, chances are that you’ll have at least heard of the likes of “Ghost in the Shell” and “The Sky Crawlers,” and those films both came from the acclaimed Japanese director Mamoru Oshii. He also directed the 2001 live-action movie “Avalon,” and Oshii is now set to make his first live-action English-language film with “The Last Druid: Garm Wars.” The story is described as taking place in a world of war known as Annwyn, where clone soldiers from three military tribes are locked in a perpetual battle of air, land and technology. One clone, Khara, is separated from the battle and finds herself on the run with a group of unlikely companions, and together they seek to know more about their existence. It sounds to us like a project that could work perfectly in anime form, but Oshii looks »
- Joe Cunningham
The Ghost in the Shell director talks about heading back to the Poland to shoot Gosh, a short tying into the upcoming Kinect title, Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor.
Plus, see the short in action as it gets its first full-length trailer.
The English-language short is set in Poland and follows the Polish Vertical Tank pilot Gosha (Iwona Miernik) who commands her own Vt squad. The short comes to us courtesy of Machinima.
Here's the official synopsis:
Award winning director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, Avalon) presents, in collaboration with Capcom, Steel Battalion Heavy Armor: Gosha, a live action film based on the upcoming Capcom release Steel Battalion Heavy Armor.Steel Battalion Heavy Armor: Gosha focuses on Polish Vertical Tank pilot Gosha who, like Sgt. Powers from the game, commands her own Vt squad. Follow Gosha as she goes to war, but it’s not just a war between global factions, »
- Charles Webb
2 items from 2012
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