During a special broadcast, it was announced that the original anime Mononoke will have an animated film that will be released in Japan in 2023. The press release noted that this is an entirely new project, different from the one released in 2007, just pointing that out Kenji Nakamura (C: The Money of the Soul and Opportunity Control, Gatchaman Crowds) will be directing this feature film again, with the production of twin engine.
The video also teases other projects commemorating the anime's 15th anniversary, such as a crowdfunding campaign and a stage play. The fundraising campaign kicks off June 24th, while another project will see twelve artists each create an image for the franchise. The first picture is from Yaeko Ninagawawho drew the manga adaptation of the anime.
The original series was produced by the studios Toei animationLed by Kenji Nakamuracharacter designs Takashi Hashimoto and music composed by Yasuharu Takanashiwith twelve episodes and released in July 2007. A manga adaptation written by Yaeko Ninagawa was published in the magazine Young Gangan from the publisher Square Enix between August 2007 and August 2008. It should be noted that the franchise is a spin-off of the anime Ayakashi: Classic Japanese horror.
Synopsis for Mononoke
That "medicine providers” is a deadly and mysterious master of the occult who travels feudal Japan in search of malevolent spirits known as “Mononoke” to slay. If you find one of these ghosts, you can't just kill them; You must first learn his way, his truth and his reason so that you can wield the mighty sword of exorcism and fight against him. He must begin his strange exorcisms with intense psychological analysis and careful investigative work, an extremely dangerous move as he must first confront and learn about Mononoke before he has the means to defeat him.
The journey from medicine providers leads him to an old inn where Shino, a pregnant woman, has finally found a place to rest. The owner reluctantly put her in the last empty room; However, as things settle in, it quickly becomes clear that the room is infested with a deadly Mononoke gang, the Zashiki Warashi. Using his hunter's intuition, the medicine vendor begins his investigation to discover the path, truth, and reason before the Zashiki can kill Warashi again.
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