New movie to be released worldwide in Spring 2003
According to a Japanese article in Sponichi
, work on a new Appleseed movie
is set to be started soon. The movie should be released in Japan, the United States and Europe sometime next spring.
Ant Appleseed OAV
, based on the popular manga by Shirow Masamune (Ghost in the Shell
), was created in 1988 and is available in North America on DVD and VHS from Manga Entertainment
. Shirow Masamune's Appleseed manga
is also available from Dark Horse.
The story takes place after World War III, when the remaining governments of the devastated Earth Create
a perfect city watched over by the perfect Biodroids - half-robot, half-human. Life in this city, Olympus, is carefully controlled, and the humans who live there are fed up. Leading to terrorist organizations who plot to destroy Olympus.