CAT SHIT ONE, the legendary military action CG viral across the world
The film was shortlisted for the Short Animation section of VES Award, the most prestigious award in the Hollywood CG industry.A crowdfunding project to commercialize Blu-ray 3D (HD), in addition to the DVD & Blu-ray 2D (now out of print), has been launched.
Blast Inc. (Head Office: 6-11-18 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan / Representative: Junya Okabe) has announced the launch of Kickstarter, a crowdfunding project to raise support for the 3D version of CAT SHIT ONE -THE ANIMATED SERIES-, a military action CG initially produced in 2010.
《 What is CAT SHIT ONE? 》
CAT SHIT ONE is originally a Japanese manga by Motofumi Kobayashi, the master of battle action comics. The visual shock of cute bunnies in military suit combatting in the battle field became a big buzz when they were turned into a full CG film with meticulous battlefield depictions.
[CAT SHIT ONE -THE ANIMATED SERIES-] (22 mins), a full CG animation film.
■Producer Junya Okabe
■Director Kazuya Sasahara
■Production Blast Inc.
■CG image Anima Inc.
★Prior to its theatrical and regular releases in DVD and Blu-ray formats, the entire film was released for free on YouTube, an unprecedented marketing method at the time.
★The work won the TCM Award, the highest prize in Creative Market Tokyo 2010.
★Shortlisted for the Short Animation section of 9th VES Award, the most prestigious award in the Hollywood CG industry [the first nomination among Japanese films]
《 Blu-ray 3D enables stereoscopic view of the movie 》
The new release is a “special package” containing DVD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D discs, prepared in Region-free version available for view worldwide.
The Blu-ray 3D disc featuring newly rendered dual vision in HD format optimizes the experience of genuine military actions. The use of VR device enables a more immersive visual experience.
In addition to the movie (22 mins), Blu-ray and DVD discs contain plentiful bonus features (75 mins in total) including interviews of main staff, analyses of gun battles by the tactical advisor, and so on.
*To watch 3D video, users need a Blu-ray 3D player & monitor or PlayStation 4 & PlayStation VR, etc. *The 3D visual experience designed for the latest versions of PlayStation 5 and PlayStation VR2 (scheduled for release in 2023) is the first of the kind as of December 2022.
《 The campaign ends on January 15, 2023 (Sun) in Japan Standard Time! Please see details on our Kickstarter page! 》
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