News Appleseed XIII Released Monday
CGI series based on SF manga by Masamune Shirow
On Monday October 7, Manga Entertainment will release Appleseed XIII in Blu-ray (pictured) and DVD editions. Appleseed XIII is a retelling of Masamune Shirow's Appleseed future paramilitary manga, separate from Kazuyoshi Katayama's previous OVA version and Shinji Aramaki's two computer-animated movies. Appleseed XIII is a computer-animated series consisting of 13 direct-to-video anime episodes. Director Takayuki Hamana (The Beast Player Erin) and his Jinnai's Animation Studios team farmed the CG animation out to 13 prominent Japanese CG studios, one per episode.
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