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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Cowboy Bebop's Watanabe Two New Anime

Shinichiro Watanabe's Newest Projects
[Source: by Scott Green] In interviews with Spanish anime sites and at Granada's Ficzone, anime director Shinichiro Watanabe revealed that he's attached to plans for two upcoming anime series from Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door's BONES and Kids on the Slope's MAPPA. The former, slated for 2013, is described as a space travel comedy, while the latter project will have a more serious tone. A full (Spanish language) interview can be read here - in his interviews, he commented that his planned Studio 4C series fell through, also that he watch 500 movies a year in his youth.

Here is a trailer for Watanabe's long return to anime, Kids on the Slope:

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