Studio 4°C's Toyota Web Anime Trailer Streamed
posted on 2012-03-23 12:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
The Kyodo News PR Wire service began streaming the newest trailer for the web promotional anime series PES: Peace Eco Smile from Toyota Motor Corporation. Studio 4°C (Tekkonkinkreet, The Animatrix, Berserk) is producing the series of three- or four-minute shorts and confirmed that acclaimed animator Koji Morimoto (The Animatrix, Magnetic Rose) edited this video.
The comical shorts center around PES, a traveller from space, and NaSuBi, a mysterious life-form who is enamored by the charm of Earth. They immerse themselves in the Tokyo neighborhood of Kichijōji and learn about kindness to people, the value of loving, and the importance of the little happinesses in life.
The project's first promotional video, began streaming on Wednesday. Yuichiro Hayashi (Batman: Gotham Knight) is directing the project, and Akiko Yajima (Crayon Shin-chan's title character) is voicing NaSuBi. The musical artists Halfby, Yuri Miyauchi, Hiroko Sebu, Seiichi Yamamoto, yuya matsumura (white white sisters), and Spangle call Lilli line are all collaborating on the soundtrack.