Genre : Animated Feature Film
TIME : 72 minutes
No.of Episodes : -
Duration : TBC
Production Year : 2009
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The creative team of Ghost in the Shell, Innocence and The Sky Crawlers resurrects the legendary Musashi Miyamoto on the big screen!
Master animator Mamoru Oshii will be involved in directing, editing and writing this exciting new saga in collaboration with Production I.G. - the team that continues to deliver cutting edge anime, such as Patlabor: the Movie (f89), Patlabor: the Movie 2 (f93), Ghost in the Shell (f95), Innocence (f04) and The Sky Crawlers(f08).
The film will be entitled, gMusashi Miyamoto - Soken ni Haseru Yumeh

The unrivalled swordsman who sought gthe wayh to enlighten his spirit and cultivate his mind - was he an image manufactured by the generations that followedc?
Mamoru Oshii will take on the portrayal of the legendary, arrogant warrior, Musashi Miyamoto. With Miyamotofs famous gThe Book of Five Ringsh as his guide, Oshii will unsheathe the true vision of the greatest swordsman in Japanese history!

Oshiifs masterful animation will bring alive the gspectacular battlesh between Musashi and his rivals and his gtragic life in pursuit of greatnessh. Oshiifs renewed interpretation of medieval chivalry, horsemanship, swordsmanship and the essence of gThe Book of Five Ringsh will be pure entertainment!

The impressive production staff includes director Mizuho Nishikubo who has worked on numerous Oshii films including Ghost in the Shell (f95), Innocence (f04) and The Sky Crawlers (f08). Kazuto Nakazawa, Director of Animation for Kill Bill Vol. 1 (f03) and creator of innovative characters as seen in Samurai Champloo (f04),@will design the characters for

Original Concept / Screenplay: Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, The Sky
Director: Mizuho Nishikubo (Innocence, The Sky Crawlers)
Character Design: Kazuto Nakazawa (Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Samurai Champloo)
Animation Director: Kazuchika Kise (Ghost in the Shell, Blood: The Last
Art Director: Shuichi Hirata (Innocence, xxxHOLiC - A Midsummer Nightfs
CG Animation: Makoto Endo (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex)
Animation Studio: Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell, Kill Bill: Vol. 1,
The Sky Crawlers)

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