Resident Evil: Death Island CG Animated Film Gets Manga – News
Manga launches on Friday
The official Twitter account for CAPCOM‘s Resident Evil (Biohazard) franchise introduced on Tuesday that Resident Evil: Death Island (Japanese title: Biohazard: Demise Island), the brand new CG animated film in CAPCOM‘s Resident Evil sequence, is getting a manga adaptation on Kadokawa‘s Comedian Hu part of the Nico Nico Seiga web site on Friday. ZINO Kodakujii is drawing the manga.
The movie will open on July 7 in Japan.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is distributing the movie worldwide excluding Japan, and it describes the story:
D.S.O. agent Leon S. Kennedy is on a mission to rescue Dr. Antonio Taylor from kidnappers, when a mysterious girl thwarts his pursuit. In the meantime, B.S.A.A. agent Chris Redfield is investigating a zombie outbreak in San Francisco, the place the reason for the an infection can’t be recognized. The one factor the victims have in widespread is that all of them visited Alcatraz Island lately. Following that clue, Chris and his workforce head to the island, the place a brand new horror awaits them.
Eiichirō Hasumi (Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, live-action Assassination Classroom) is directing the movie, and Makoto Fukami (Psycho-Pass) is writing the screenplay. Extra employees introduced consists of Rei Kondō (Resident Evil: Damnation), who’s in control of the movie’s music, and CG director Tomohiro Shimizu.
Resident Evil: Demise Island is the sequel to the Resident Evil: Vendetta film, which screened in theaters in the USA and Canada in June 2017. The movie opened in Japanese theaters in Might 2017. The movie is the third CG-animated movie for the franchise, after 2008’s Resident Evil: Degeneration and 2012’s Resident Evil: Damnation.
Sources: Biohazard franchise‘s Twitter account, Comedian Hu’s Twitter account
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