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GANTZ:O CG Anime Film's Animated Music Video Streamed

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The Dresscodes performs theme song for film opening on October 14

TOHO began streaming an animated music video on Friday for GANTZ:O, the upcoming full 3D CG anime film based on Hiroya Oku's Gantz manga. The video features The Dresscodes' theme song "Ningen Video" (Human Video). The band's single featuring the song will ship on October 12.

Daisuke Ono stars in the film as Masaru Katō. Other cast members include:

  • M.A.O as Anzu Yamasaki
  • Tomohiro Kaku as Jōichirō Nishi
  • Saori Hayami as Reika
  • Shuuichi Ikeda as Yoshikazu Suzuki
  • Masane Tsukayama as Nurarihyon
  • Masaya Onosaka as Susumu Kimura
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Sanpei Taira
  • Teruaki Ogawa as Tetsuo Hara
  • Yuuki Kaji as Kei Kurono

The film will open in Japan on October 14, but will first premiere at the 73rd Venice Film Festival in August-September. The Japanese screenings will feature 4DX and MX4D screenings alongside conventional screenings.

Keiichi Satou (Tiger & Bunny, Asura) is the chief director for the film, and Yasushi Kawamura (Appleseed: Ex Machina CGI director) is directing the film. Tsutomu Kuroiwa (One Piece Film Gold script) is writing the screenplay, Yoshihiro Ike (Karas, Tiger & Bunny, The Empire of Corpses) is composing the music, and Digital Frontier is handling production.

The original manga followed a young Tokyo man named Kei who is reanimated after a deadly subway accident. Kei and other resurrected people go on violent, seemingly endless missions at the behest of an unseen host. The GANTZ:O film depicts the Osaka arc in which the Tokyo and Osaka mission teams take on the subjugation of the Yōkai Army.

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