RE: Cyborg 009 Edinburgh Screenings in June
posted on by Andrew Osmond
The Edinburgh Filmhouse will hold seven screenings of the action/SF cinema film 009 RE:CYBORG from Friday June 7 to Monday June 10. According to the web-page, the screenings will be in Japanese with subtitles, and in both 2D and 3D versions
The film is made in CGI animation, and is based on Shotaro Ishinomori's classic science-fiction manga, Cyborg 009. Kamiyama's YouTube channel is streaming the trailer (above). The story begins when skyscrapers in London, Moscow, Berlin, and New York are destroyed by simultaneous bombings, causing widespread panic throughout the world. A group of nine cyborg fighters is reunited, but their former leader is living alone in Tokyo with his memories wiped.