Live-Action Hayate, No. 6, Tachikoma Promos Streamed
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Formosa TV's official channel on the YouTube website began streaming four more promotional videos for the Taiwanese live-action series adaptation of Kenjirō Hata's Hayate the Combat Butler manga between Tuesday and Thursday. (The channel already streamed one earlier promotional video on Monday.) The television series will premiere on June 19 at 9:40 p.m.
The story follows a boy named Hayate who serves as a butler, bodyguard, confidante, and more to a girl named Nagi to pay off a huge debt. In the re-imagined live-action version, 21-year-old Korean actress Shin-Hye Park will play Nagi, while 28-year-old George Hu will play Hayate himself.
The official website for Kenji Nagasaki and Bones' No. 6 television anime series began streaming the anime's second trailer on Thursday. In Atsuko Asano's novels that inspired the anime, a boy named Shion (voiced by Yuuki Kaji) once lived in an exclusive elite area in "No. 6," a future model city in 2013. On the night of his 12th birthday, he rescued "Nezumi" (Yoshimasa Hosoya), a boy who ran away from the city's Special Security Area. From that moment on, Shion's life was changed forever. The anime will premiere in Japan on July 7.
The official website for the stereoscopic 3D conversion of Kenji Kamiyama's Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society film is streaming two commercials for the new Tachikoma na Hibi comedy shorts on Thursday. The "Dennōka Box" Blu-ray Disc release of Solid State Society will include the new shorts in 3D on July 22.
The Funimation blog updated with a streaming trailer for Madhouse's Trigun: Badlands Rumble movie on Thursday. The film will play in 42 theaters across Canada on June 22, and the American theater list will be announced in the coming weeks.
Trigun: Badlands Rumble follows the main character, Vash the Stampede, 20 years after a bank heist from the robber Gasback on a remote planet in the near future. Vash is a wanted man and his presence draws bounty hunters looking to claim the $300,000,000 reward on his head.
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Image © Atsuko Asano, Kodansha/No. 6 Production Committee
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