First Norageki trailer now online


Here's a little something that might've slipped under your radar: Norageki, Bandai's new 40 minute OVA coming out on BR and DVD March 25th, from Hiroaki Ando (the CG director on Steamboy and the technical director on Tekkon Kinkreet).

It follows five people (and a cat) who were locked in an isolated prison. Why was a cat in prison? I'm not sure. Anyway, once a power failure hits, they attempt to make their escape. I could be cynical and say, "oh, and then they have to work together and become best friends to make it out!" But, who knows, really. Dai Sato (Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell: SAC) is writing the script, so he could indeed have some surprises in store for us. Plus, standalone OVAs often end up being more creative than your average anime, so I'd recommend keeping an eye on this one.

If you're in Japan, you can catch it at the ANIME FES 'VS.' event happening at 5 theaters around the country on January 22nd.

The short trailer is available for viewing here. And interestingly, they're using CG instead of traditional animation. Is that something you can get behind?

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