It appears just like the creator of Cowboy Bebop is again at it once more. Rumors have swirled for a while now that Shinichiro Watanabe had a brand new film within the works, however little information in regards to the so-called challenge ever surfaced. Now, we’re joyful to report some new particulars in regards to the characteristic have gone reside, and it’s all because of the film’s first poster.

As you may see under, Watanabe has teamed up with Studio MAPPA to carry a brand new movie to life. The characteristic, which is titled A Woman Meets a Boy and a Robotic, guarantees to go reside later this 12 months. Presently, a competition screening of the film is ready for later this month, and a large launch can be introduced someday later this 12 months.

(Picture: Studio MAPPA)

In fact, now we have little info on what this film can be about, however Watanabe appears to be delving into his love of tech once more. The poster above appears to indicate a post-industrial world that’s stuffed with smokestacks and big buildings. A cloaked determine in crimson could be discovered strolling throughout the panorama as a robotic leads them ahead. So clearly, Watanabe’s new movie goes to discover the connection between humanity and expertise in some kinds.

That is hardly the primary time Watanabe has explored such tech-centric themes in his work. Cowboy Bebop did unpack the thought in a number of episodes because of its house western aesthetic, however the director did the identical in House Dandy, Macross Blus, Blade Runner Black Out 2022, and extra.

For now, followers must watch for extra info on the Studio MAPPA challenge because it nears its vast launch. At once, the studio has its arms full with a number of upcoming releases. Its subsequent massive drop can be Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku earlier than Jujutsu Kaisen season two goes reside. However with Watanabe on the wheel, followers are assured A Ladies Meets a Boy and a Robotic can be simply fantastic.


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