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KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS: THE BATTLE OF UNATO

ARAKI Tetsuro

Animated feature film [Japan]

Sequel to a TV anime show broadcast in 2016. During the industrial revolution, Kabane, immortal monsters that proliferate by biting humans and turning them into more Kabane, suddenly appear. Protagonist Ikoma and his Kabane-fighting friends on the armored steam locomotive Kotetsujo arrive at Unato, an abandoned mine station facing the Sea of Japan. The battle is rendered realistically with powerful combat depictions and beautiful backgrounds. [1 h. 7 min.]

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ARAKI Tetsuro

Japan

Born in 1976 in Saitama Prefecture. Director and animator. Directed works include Guilty Crown and Attack on Titan. Currently producing a sequel to KABANERI OF THE IRON FORTRESS.

( 2017 )

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