Sengoku Gyōjin Dullahan Anime Opens Preview Site

posted on 2009-08-14 13:12 EDT by Egan Loo
Powered-suit re-imagining of Japan's violent Sengoku era already has teaser

The official website for the Sengoku Gyōjin Dullahan ~Kagen no Keishōsha (The Inheritor of the Crescent Moon) anime has opened with a preview page. The anime re-imagines Japan's violent Sengoku Jidai (Era of the Warring States) — instead of armored Japanese samurai, the story features powered-suited heroes from Japan and various countries around the world.

The anime is based on the top winning entry in northern Japan's Sendai-Miyagi Animation Contest from the visual novel creator group Ra-sen in 2008. Various companies then collaborated on a teaser trailer that ran during the Tokyo International Anime Fair this past March. Sayaka Katou designed the characters, and funbolt was responsible for the original mechanical design sketches. The Sendai-based software and video company GrapeCity worked on production and motion-capturing, while the anima studio produced the animation and modeling. The THINK corporation also produced the project.

Source: Saishin Anime Jōhō

Image © GrapeCity

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