Appleseed Alpha Listed on Amazon UK

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Blu-ray and DVD listed from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on October 27; 'Marvel Anime Boxset' also listed for same date.

The website UK Anime News reports that the CGI film Appleseed Alpha is listed on Amazon UK on October 27, on both Blu-ray (pictured) and DVD. The distributor is Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Produced by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and the Japanese studio Lucent Pictures Entertainment, Appleseed Alpha is a CG-animated film of Masamune Shirow's science-fiction manga Appleseed. Shinji Aramaki (Starship Troopers Invasion, Space Pirate Captain Harlock) returned to direct this new project after helming two previous CG Appleseed films. Joseph Chou (Appleseed Ex Machina, Halo Legends) produced. The new film will be "a reboot that will depict the early days of Deunan and Briareos in search of the legendary city of Olympus." The original manga follows Deunan Knute and her bioroid partner Brialeos in the futuristic city of Utopia, where human terrorists are battling government's ESWAT forces.

UK Anime News also notes that Amazon is listing a Marvel Anime Boxset, also to be released by October 27 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

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