News Anime Expo to Premiere Yamato 2199, Ninja Slayer Trailers
posted on 2014-06-24 23:54 EDT
The Starblazers 2199 trailers will be screened at the convention on Saturday, July 5. The compilation film Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199: Tsuioku no Kōkai (Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Voyage of Remembrance) will premiere in JApan on October 11. The brand-new film Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199: Hoshi-Meguru Hakobune (Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Star-Voyaging Ark) will then premiere on December 6.
Studio Trigger will showcase Ninja Slayer at their panel discussion on July 3 with the world premiere on the anime's promotional trailer.
The "cyberpunk ninja action drama" is set in the near-future city of Neo Saitama, where ninja souls have been unleashed. The story follows Fujikido Kenji, a salaryman whose wife and children were killed in a ninja battle. He is then possessed by a ninja soul and becomes a ninja slayer, devoted to killing all ninja to avenge his family.