Titmouse Carries Baton To Yokahama Celebration

150th anniversary celebration of the Japanese city of Yokohama, Titmouse Inc. has teamed up with Ryuhei Kitamura (Azumi, Godzilla: Final Wars) to create a 50-minute, sci-fi animated film titled Baton. The team (inset) utilized Flash to rotoscope the live-action footage of a number of huge Japanese stars. The film will bow on April 28th at the Futuristic Theater in Yokahama, and will screen until September 27th. Here’s the trailer:

One Comment

  1. well, why can’t animation in the states always be like this? I mean, minus the rotoscoped aspect, but still…why can’t we have some serious animation projects done for a change? There’s an audience for it. Still. it looks interesting. wish I could see it.

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