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August 2009
Shangri-la by Murata Range!

Shangri-la by Murata Range available now

"Shangri-La" is the new anime hit whose characters are designed by popular illustrator Range Murata (Laxt Exile, Blue Submarine No.6) and animation directed by Studio Gonzo (Blassreiter, Afro Samurai)!

Plot : it is a tale of greed and division vs. bravery and the human spirit. Set against the backdrop of a Tokyo cityscape turned into a teeming jungle by runaway global warming, with the elite living in the comfort of the tower city, Atlas, and the less-privileged masses struggling in the squalor in the jungle. Only one girl, Kuniko Hojo, and her band of guerrillas can find a way to preserve the future for everyone...

First limited edition DVD includes deluxe setting guide (over 52 pages) and bonus CD featuring announcement by voice artists.