Parco announced on Tuesday that it will open Studio 4°C and Ankama‘s MFKZ (Mutafukaz) film in theaters in Japan on October 12 with a Japanese dub. The film’s Japanese site also reveals more staff members for the anime, including chief animation director Teiichi Takiguchi (Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel I. presage flower, Inuyasha, Kara no Kyoukai movie four), and producer Eiko Tanaka (Mind Game, Tekkonkinkreet, First Squad).
French video game and comics publisher Ankama and Japan’s Studio 4°C (Tekkon Kinkreet, Berserk: The Golden Age Arc) co-produced the film based on Guillaume “Run” Renard’s Mutafukaz comic series. Renard himself directed the film with Tekkonkinkreet animation Tekkon Kinkreet animation director Shoujirou Nishimi. Shinji Kimura (Tekkon Kinkreet, Steamboy) served as art director.
The project was first announced