News Dragon Age Trailer for Japanese Theatrical Release Posted
posted on 2011-09-23 03:00 EDT by Egan Loo
The official Japanese website for the Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker (Dragon Age: Blood Mage no Seisen) began streaming a 32-second trailer on Thursday, and the site also announced that the film will open in 12 Japanese theaters on February 11.
The film adapts BioWare and Electronic Arts' fantasy action role-playing game franchise Dragon Age. It was originally slated to ship on home video in North America this year, but has since been delayed to next year. Director Fumihiko Sori and the studio Oxybot are working on the computer-animated project after previously collaborating on Vexille - 2077 Isolation of Japan and To. Jeffrey Scott wrote the script, and Daisuke Nakayama (Tweeny Witches) designed the characters. Tetsuya Takahashi (Appleseed , Halo Legends, To, Resident Evil: Degeneration) composed the music, while Koji Kasamatsu (Afro Samurai, Appleseed, Halo Legends, To) served as the sound designer.
Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker will be the first title from Funimation's Original Entertainment team and its co-production initiative. The film's executive producers are BioWare's Executive Producer Mark Darrah and Creative Director Mike Laidlaw, as well as FUNimation's president and CEO Gen Fukunaga and Director of Original Entertainment Chris Moujaes. T.O Entertainment, Inc. is distributing the film in Japan.
Update: More background information added.
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