The trailer for Shiny: Samurai Soul publicizes an October 12th launch date for the Kyohei Ishiguro directed anime launch that sees Liu enjoying Izou, a samurai with one eye who enlists the assistance of Raiden, an orc, and an elf who owns a magic wand that would change the world. Whereas nonetheless anime, the film is listed as utilizing a brand new fashion of animation that “fuses the traits of Japanese woodblock print artwork with 3DGC expertise.”
The trailer seems to work on a stage that assumes these watching have seen Shiny and know one thing in regards to the universe it’s set in, which includes people and magical creatures co-insisting on this planet. The unique film contained inside its implausible results a narrative that spoke so much about the true world and the way totally different teams of individuals are deal with otherwise based mostly on background and look. It could be shocking if this was as closely obvious within the new movie.
Whereas Shiny 2 has fallen into the doldrums for just a few years now, tormented by points together with the lack of Ayer as director, Will Smith being largely unavailable as a consequence of his schedule, a brand new author was introduced in and final yr Louis Leterrier signed on to direct and each Smith and Edgerton have been stated to be on board, however thus far there was nothing else heard. Nonetheless, you’ll anticipate that if there may be an effort being made by Netflix to maintain Shiny within the public’s thoughts with this new animated movie, then there may be certainly a purpose behind it. So we may nonetheless see that live-action sequel arrive someplace down the road.
The official synopsis of Shiny: Samurai Soul reads: “Within the time between the autumn of the Shogunate and the rise of the Meiji period, a strong brilliant mild emitted from a wand brings an finish to the lengthy Shogunate interval to keep away from additional bloodshed as Japan begins to shift towards a brand new period. Amid these circumstances, a one-eyed wandering ronin named Izou, who has misplaced his purpose to dwell, and Raiden, an orc who detests homicide and hopes to go away a lifetime of thievery behind, individually meet a younger elf woman named Sonya across the similar time. Collectively, they go on a journey alongside the Tokaido highway to convey her and the wand she holds safely to the land of the elves within the north. Standing of their path is the mysterious group Inferni, which goals to acquire the wand and revive the Darkish Lord, who intends to rule all of creation. Inferni additionally makes use of the brand new Meiji authorities in its try and steal the wand from Izou, Raiden and Sonya. Touring alongside the Tokaido highway from Kyoto to Yokohama, Izou and Raiden start their journey to guard the wand.”