News Ultraviolet: Code 044 TV Anime's Trailer Streamed (Updated)
posted on 2008-04-04 12:31 EDT
The Animax satellite television network has posted a trailer for its Ultraviolet: Code 044 anime series on the project's website. The series adapts Kurt Wimmer's 2006 live-action Ultraviolet film that starred Milla Jovovich. It will premiere in Japan on July 1.
Acclaimed director Osamu Dezaki (Ashita no Joe, Aim for the Ace!, Lupin III movies) will supervise the animators of Madhouse and Tezuka Productions. Dezaki's longtime collaborator Akio Sugino (Ashita no Joe, Aim for the Ace!, Black Jack The Movie, Golgo 13: The Professional) will design the characters. Romi Paku (Fullmetal Alchemist's Ed, NANA's Nana Osaki) will voice the main character "044." 044 is a female warrior genetically engineered with high combat skills and ordered by the government to annihilate a vampire army.
Source: Moon Phase
Update: Users with Windows Media Player 10 or higher can play the trailer from the website. Users with VLC or similar video-playing software can directly access the trailer by entering the following URL: http://dca.pod.tv/cmjapan/free/Animax/ultraviolet/1_bb.wmv in their software.