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The official website for the Sengoku Gyōjin Dullahan ~Kagen no Keishōsha (The Inheritor of the Crescent Moon) anime has opened with a preview page. The anime re-imagines Japan's violent Sengoku Jidai (Era of the Warring States) — instead of armored Japanese samurai, the story features powered-suited heroes from Japan and various countries around the world.
The anime is based on the top winning entry in northern Japan's Sendai-Miyagi Animation Contest from the visual novel creator group Ra-sen in 2008. Various companies then collaborated on a teaser trailer that ran during the Tokyo International Anime Fair this past March. Sayaka Katou designed the characters, and funbolt was responsible for the original mechanical design sketches. The Sendai-based software and video company GrapeCity worked on production and motion-capturing, while the anima studio produced the animation and modeling. The THINK Corporation also produced the project.
Source: Saishin Anime Jōhō
Image © GrapeCity
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