From director Watanabe Takashi (Slayers
), comes Boogiepop Phantom
. Based on the award-winning series of novels by Ueno Kouhei, Boogiepop I&S
nothing like Slayers
. Aimed at Adults, Boogiepop was aired in Japan as a late night TV series and has often been compared to another Avant Garde Anime series that has been very successful on this side of the ocean, Lain
According to Kris Kleckner
"It's very lainesk and I think that a lot of people are really going to like it."
slated to come out later this year, but first TRSI
will be bringing it to a few conventions and festivals, so far they have confirmed Anime Expo and Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival.