SHORT PEACE: North American Theatrical Trailer
ELEVEN ARTS and Sentai Filmworks have released a trailer for the North American theatrical release of SHORT PEACE (ショート・ピース, Shooto Piisu, 2013). A new omnibus film from AKIRA’s director, Katsuhiro Otomo, SHORT PEACE consists of the animated shorts COMBUSTIBLE (火要鎮, Hi no Yoojin), GAMBO （がんぼ）, A FAREWELL TO ARMS (武器よさらば, Buki yo Saraba) and the Academy Award nominated POSSESSIONS (九十九, Tsukumo).
Special screenings were held at thirteen locations across the US on March 3rd, with the majority of screenings in other cities scheduled for April 2014 (locations and dates tba). SHORT PEACE screening information is available at ELEVEN ARTS’ website.
About ELEVEN ARTS, INC.
ELEVEN ARTS is the Los Angeles based film distribution company that has brought many acclaimed Japanese films, live-action and animation features, to North American audiences. ELEVEN ARTS’s major live-action titles include Japan Academy Awards winner MEMORIES OF TOMORROW (starring Ken Watanabe) and Oscar nominated director (with THE TWILIGHT SAMURAI in 2004) Yoji Yamada’s samurai film LOVE AND HONOR. ELEVEN ARTS is also a respected distributor of popular animation titles such as the EVANGELION franchise, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: THE SACRED STAR OF MILOS, PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA THE MOVIE PART 1: BEGINNINGS/ PART 2: ETERNAL/ PART 3: REBELLION and TIGER & BUNNY THE MOVIE: RISING.
About Sentai Filmworks
Sentai Filmworks is one of the fastest-growing anime companies in North America with hit series like PERSONA 4: THE ANIMATION, GIRLS UND PANZER, DEVIL SURVIVOR 2, BODACIOUS SPACE PIRATES, MAJESTIC PRINCE and HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DEAD as well as high profile theatrical films such as GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES, K-ON! and APPLESEED.
For more information on SHORT PEACE, please see the previous coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- Katsuhiro Otomo Headlines Anime Omnibus SHORT PEACE
- Shochiku Releases New SHORT PEACE Poster
- SHORT PEACE × Tokyo Monorail
- SHORT PEACE Trailer
- POSSESSIONS Anime Nominated for Academy Award
- SHORT PEACE Set for Theatrical Release in North America
- Sentai Filmworks Licenses SHORT PEACE