Production I.G's Oblivion Island Film Trailers Streamed
posted on by Egan Loo
The Production I.G anime studio has begun streaming the second teaser trailer and the full trailer for its Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror (Hottarake no Shima - Haruka to Mahō no Kagami) fantasy film. In the linked page, select the "特報2" menu option for the teaser trailer or the "予告" menu option for the full trailer.)
The computer-animated feature will follow a girl named Haruka as she discovers where all of our childhood keepsakes and memorabilia go. Creatures from a different dimension gather these trinkets and forgotten treasures as their owners grow up. With their booty, the creatures have built their own city called Oblivion Island.
Hirotaka Adachi, the author better known under the pen name Otsuichi for writing the novel inspirations of the Goth live-action film and the Calling you manga, is co-writing the screenplay with director Shinsuke Sato (The Princess Blade). Production I.G is producing this project with Fuji Television Network to mark Fuji's 50th anniversary. The distribution company TOHO will release the film in Japan on August 22.
Image © 2009 Fuji Television Network/Production I.G/Dentsu