Mononoke Anime Gets a New Movie in 2023, a Play E! News UK


A livestream celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Mononoke anime revealed on Saturday that the anime will be getting a movie in 2023. The announcement stated that the movie will be a brand new work.

Kenji Nakamura will return to direct the film, with production at Twin engine. Takahiro Sakurai will come back to express the drug seller.

The video above also showcases other projects to commemorate the 15th anniversary, including a crowdfunding campaign and a play. The crowdfunding campaign will be launched on June 24. Another project will feature 12 artists each creating a visual for the franchise. The first visual (below) comes from Yaeko Ninagawawho drew the manga adaptation of the anime.

The Mononoke anime created in 2007 and aired for 12 episodes. The series is a spin-off of the Ayakashi – Samurai Horror Tales lively. Specifically, it follows the arc medicine vendor “Bakeneko” (goblin cat). The Mononoke the anime has five arcs, the last of which is titled “Bakeneko”.

Kenji Nakamura directed the television anime at Toei-Animationand Takashi Hashimoto designed the characters and served as chief animation director. Yasuharu Takanashi composed the music.

The anime is streaming on Crunchyroll and other streaming services. New video group released the series on DVD in North America in 2014.

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