Steamboy, New Anime From The Director Of Akira

Posted: Mar 10 2005, 12:00am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 3:34pm CDT, in Portable Devices


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Steamboy, New Anime from the Director of Akira

Steamboy a retro-scifi Anime movie is hitting theatres in the US on March 18th. The movie is directed by Katsuhiro Otomo, the director of cult Anime Akira from the 80s, making Steamboy and automatic must-see movie. The US version also features big name voices like Patrick Stewart and Alfred Molina.

From the Sony Synopsis:
" A retro science-fiction epic set in Victorian England, Steamboy features an inventor prodigy named Ray Steam who receives a mysterious metal ball containing a new form of energy capable of powering an entire nation. This young boy must use it to fight evil, redeem his family, and save London from destruction. The lush Victorian interiors and the elegance of the era's mechanical design allows Otomo to create dazzling visual backgrounds and machines for this film. With more than 180,000 drawing and 400 CG cuts, Steamboy is sure to be one of the most elaborate animated features of 2004. "
More details and Trailers on Sony Pictures Steamboy site.

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