This summer, we'll get a new Appleseed
feature in cinemas, and the good people of IGN.com
have just posted an English-language trailer for it.
This iteration is called Appleseed Alpha
, and shows the adventures of female supersoldier Deunan and her friend Briareos, who after grievous battle injuries has been resurrected as a giant cyborg. Together they travel across an urban landscape ravaged by war, looking for pockets of civilization. The director is Aramaki Shinji, who also did the previous two Appleseed
cgi-films and, more recently, the Space Pirate Captain Harlock 3D
Plot-wise, it sounds like this film stays a bit closer to Masamune Shirow's manga stories. Image-wise, well... faces look a lot more realistic when compared to the earlier films, but Deunan now wears a completely ridiculous uniform which negates any sense of reality. Apparently a strong, athletic young woman in camouflage training gear isn't sexy enough in itself, we now need to include a battle cleavage, a window to her bewbs.
Check the IGN trailer below and chime in: how do you feel about this reboot? Anicipation? Hatred? Meh? Whoa?
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