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New Anime Movies in Japan

posted on 2001-07-17 01:01 EDT
DigiCharat, Inuyasha, Sakura Taisen, Hamutaro and a new Slayers movie to hit the theatres in Japan soon..

Source: Anime Nation

Excerpted from the Anime Nation news post:
Sakura Taisen will be an original story set in Tokyo during the same time period as the Sakura Taisen 3 game occurs in Paris.

Di Gi Charat will get its own first theatrical feature this winter. The short Digi Charat movie will be part of a triple feature with Slayers Premium and the Sakura Taisen movie. The Di Gi Charat Summer Vacation Special will air on August 2nd and 3rd on TBS.

Tottoko Hamutaro will get it's first theatrical film this winter. Hamutaro is a popular children's program about the lives of pet hamsters when their owners are away.

Slayers Premium will be an original 30 minute long film featuring The Slayers TV series cast including not only Lina but also Goury, Zelgadis and Amelia in their first theatrical appearances. The story involves the gang visiting a town cursed with fried octopus that makes whoever eat it able to speak only octopus language. Slayers Premium will be double-billed with the Sakura Taisen and Di Gi Charat movies.


Finally, as we previously mentioned in our Viz at AX coverage, a new Inuyasha movie is expected to be out in January, 2002.

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