A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of Endymion Full Trailer and CM’s

A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of Endymion                     Toaru Majutsu no Index: The Miracle of Endymion Anime Film Poster

Japanese Title: 劇場版 とある 魔術 の 禁書目録 エンヂュミオン の 奇跡

Romaji: Toaru Majutsu no Indekkusu: Endyumion no Kiseki

Release Date: February 23rd 2013 (Japan)

Running Time: 90 mins.

Director: Hiroshi Nishikori

Writer: Hiroyuki Yoshino (Screenplay),

Starring: Atsushi Abe (Tōma Kamijō), Rina Satou (Mikoto Misaka), Yuka Iguchi (Index), Kisho Taniyama (Stiyl Magnus), Aki Toyosaki (Kazari Uihara)

The first film entry in the The Toaru Majutsu no Index (A Certain Magical Index) franchise is released this year and it is going under the title Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endyumion no Kiseki (A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of Endymion). With less than a month to go the official website is streaming trailers and TV commercials which have the movie’s theme song “Shining Star – Love Letter” by Yuka Iguchi, who voices the character Index..

Academy City is about to see the completion of the space elevator named Endymion. Around the time of completion Tōma Kamijō and Index encounter a Level 0 girl named Arisa Narumori who has a mysterious connection to Index. The three get along well but soon find themselves the targets of magicians lead by Stiyl Magnus who claims that Arisa is key to a brewing war between science and magic. A female leader named Shattoaura leads a unit from Academy City against the attack but Tōma Kamijō and Index still need to deal with the threat posed by Stiyl.

The staff list is filled with Index franchise veterans. Leading the way is Hiroshi Nishikiori (Gad Guard, Azumanga Daioh) who is directing the film. The script has been written by Hiroyuki Yoshino (Macross Frontier, Accel World) and that is based on an original story from Kazuma Kamachi the creator of the franchise. Kiyotaka Haimura, the man behind the illustrations for the Toaru Majutsu no Index light novel is helping with original character designs while art direction is orchestrated by Tomonori Kuroda. All of this is taking place with J.C. Staff animating and studio Sanzigen handling the CG.

The film is due for theatrical release in Japan on the February 23rd 2013.

Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Trailer

Space Battleship Yamato 2199                             Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Poster

Romaji: Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199

Japanese Title: 宇宙 戦艦 ヤマト 2199

Release Date: 13th October 2012 (Japan)

Running Time: 110 mins.

Director: Akihiro Enomoto, Yutaka Izubuchi

Writer: Ryusuke Hikawa

Starring: Daisuke Ono (Susumu Kodai), Houko Kuwashima (Yuki Mori), Kenichi Suzumura (Daisuke Shima), Takayuki Sugo (Captain Jūzō Okita), Aya Hisakawa (Lt. Kaoru Niimi), Rie Tanaka (Ensign Akira Yamamoto), Rina Satou (Makoto Harada)

In 1974 Leiji Matsumoto (Galaxy Express 999, Captain Harlock) and Yoshinubu Mishizaki Space Battleship Yamato was first broadcast and it became a massive hit. 38 years later we are seeing the remake of the series slowly released in Japan. There are 26 episodes in a TV series which have been broken up into three movies which will get a limited Japanese theatrical release before the 26 episode TV series airs on Japanese TV next year. This is the trailer for the third movie which covers episodes 7 – 10.

In the year 2199, the human race has lost a war against alien invaders named Gamilos and have been driven underground due to the threat of radiation. Scientists give humanity a year before it is destroyed. When young officers Susumu Kodai and Daisuke Shima retrieve a capsule from a ship that crash-landed on Mars they set off to Iscandar on the other side of the Magellan Galaxy which has the technology to smash the Gamilos and save Earth. The battleship Yamato is sent on a mission to get that technology.

The role of director is taken up by two men: Yutaka Izubuchi is a veteran designer in the anime industry having worked on anime like RahXephon, Patlabor and early entries in the Yamato franchise and Akihiro Enomoto (Fafner, Mobile Suit Gundam 00). Nobuteru Yuki (Escaflowne) acting as character designer and animation director.

There are a lot of veteran seiyuu involved with Daisuke Ono (Shizuo Heiwajima in Durarara!!), Kenichi Suzumura (Uta no Prince Sama), Aya Hisakawa (Yoko Yuzuki in Mōryō no Hako), Rina Satou (Mikoto Misaka (A Certain Magical Index), and Rie Tanaka (Sammy in Time of Eve).

The animation is produced by Xebec (Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos) and AIC (Burn Up).

Toaru Majutsu no Index: The Miracle of Endymion Anime Movie Trailer

A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of Endymion                     Toaru Majutsu no Index: The Miracle of Endymion Anime Film Poster

Romaji: Toaru Majutsu no Indekkusu: Endyumion no Kiseki

Japanese Title: 劇場版 とある 魔術 の 禁書目録 エンヂュミオン の 奇跡

Release Date: 23rd of February 2013 (Japan)

Running Time: N/A

Director: Hiroshi Nishikori

Writer: Hiroyuki Yoshino (Script),

Starring: Atsushi Abe (Tōma Kamijō),Rina Satou (Mikoto Misaka), Yuka Iguchi (Index), Kisho Taniyama (Stiyl Magnus), Aki Toyosaki (Kazari Uihara)

The Toaru Majutsu no Index (A Certain Magical Index) franchise is due to get its first film entry next year and it is going under the title Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endyumion no Kiseki (A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of Endymion). From the look of the trailer fans of the series will see some explosive action.

Synopsis

Academy City is about to see the completion of the space elevator named Endymion. Around the time of completion Tōma Kamijō and Index encounter a Level 0 girl named Arisa Narumori who has a mysterious connection to Index. The three get along well but soon find themselves the targets of magicians lead by Stiyl Magnus who claims that Arisa is key to a brewing war between science and magic.

The staff list is filled with Index franchise veterans. Leading the way is Hiroshi Nishikiori (Gad Guard, Azumanga Daioh) who is directing the film. The script has been written by Hiroyuki Yoshino (Macross Frontier, Accel World) and that is based on an original story from Kazuma Kamachi the creator of the franchise. Kiyotaka Haimura, the man behind the illustrations for the Toaru Majutsu no Index light novel is helping with original character designs while art direction is orchestrated by Tomonori Kuroda. All of this is taking place with J.C. Staff animating and studio Sanzigen handling the CG.

The film is due for theatrical release in Japan on the 23rd of February 2013.