The release date for Mamoru Nagano's anime feature film Gothicmade is drawing near (01st of November!!!) and Kadokawa has released a new theatrical trailer which contains previously unseen footage.
Carmine is a tiny colony world under the harsh control of the ruling interplanetary league. It would be unremarkable except that this planet special is that it has a special tradition: young women known as songstresses inherit and pass down the memories of the generations that came before them. They then use this knowledge to help the people of their planet.
A 16-year-old named Berin Ajelli has been reborn as a songstress and must set out on a holy pilgrimage across the planet to the capital. After hearing rumours of a possible terrorist attact the militant Donau Empire send Prince Toriharon to protect her but he is the antitheis of everything Bellin believes in. The two are stuck together on their journey to the capital of Carmine.
Gothicmade is the directorial debut of designer and manga creator Mamoru Nagano. On top of directing he also takes on other major roles such as screenwriting, storyboarding and character design. The project was originally announced in 2006 when it was initiated to celebrate 65 years since the founding of Kadokawa.
The seiyuu involved are veterans of the anime industry and include Nagano's wife, Maria Kawamura who was the VA for Naga in Slayers. She is also providing the film’s theme song. Other seiyuu include Nozomu Sasaki (Bud in Megazone 23) who takes on the role of Toriharon, Akio Ohtsuka (Samson in banner of the Stars, Black Jack in the anime of the same name), Ai Orikasa (Ryoko in Tenchi Muyo), Yoshiko Sakakibara (Shinobu in Patlabor!!!) and Ikue Ohtani (Pikachu in Pokemon, Tony Chopper in One Piece). It has music by Seikou Nagaoka (Tenchi Muyo!, El Hazard – The Magnificent World).
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