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Dragon Age CG Anime Film's 2nd TV Ad Streamed

posted on 2012-02-13 08:49 EST
Dragon Age II RPG's prequel film to ship in N. America on May 29

The Japanese studio T.O. Entertainment began streaming a 22-second television commercial on Monday for Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker (Dragon Age: Blood Mage no Seisen), the CG anime film based on BioWare and Electronic Arts' fantasy game franchise Dragon Age. The video features the theme song "Until the Last Day" performed by the singer/actor Gackt.

The film serves as a prologue to the Dragon Age II game sequel. Director Fumihiko Sori (Ichi, Ashita no Joe, Ping Pong) and the studio Oxybot are working together after previously collaborating on Vexille - 2077 Isolation of Japan and To. Jeffrey Scott of the original game wrote the film's script, and Daisuke Nakayama (Tweeny Witches) designed the characters. Tetsuya Takahashi (Appleseed , Halo Legends, To, Resident Evil: Degeneration) is composing the music, while Koji Kasamatsu (Afro Samurai, Appleseed, Halo Legends, To) serves as the sound designer.

In the Japanese-dubbed version, Actress Chiaki Kuriyama (Battle Royale, Kill Bill, The Sky Crawlers) will play the knight heroine Cassandra Pentaghast, actor Shosuke Tanihara (Vexille, The Sky Crawlers, Pokémon the Movie: Black - Victini and Reshiram) plays a mage named Regalyan D'Marcall, and Gackt (Shiki, Supernatural: The Anime Series, Sket Dance) plays a Knight-Commander.

Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker opened in Japan on Saturday, and Funimation will release the film in North America on May 29.


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