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Release Date October 27, 2009
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Catalog No.BCBA-3658
JAN/ISBN 4934569636584
Product Type DVD
TV Standard NTSC
Number of Discs 1
Color Color
Running Time 64minutes
Original Release Year 2009
Encoding MPEG-2
Layers single-sided/single-layered
Aspect Ratio(s) 16:9 Vista
Region 2
Audio Track Japanese Dolby Digital Stereo
Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1ch


It is a miraculous collaboration between Shunji Iwai of "Swallowtail Butterfly" and Ryuhei Kitamura of "Versus" & "Azumi." It is also their first animation work! Sci-fi anime "BATON" in three chapters produced for the 150th Anniversary of the opening of Yokohama port comes out on DVD. Set in a future where people can travel in space and even immigrate between planets. One day, a blockade runner comes to the planet Abel and tries to force his way through airport, but he is found by Apollo and an intelligent robot named Michal. Apolo get a mysterious OS called "Cipher" from the blockade runner, and because of this OS, he winds up in running away from police. . .Includes all three chapters. Also includes 8-page description book.
Special Feature / Bonus Track: making-of, trailer, and default setting (still)

Description in Japanese

BATON / アニメ

岩井俊二プロデュース、北村龍平監督の奇跡のコラボレーション! ロトスコープで描かれる新感覚SFファンタジー!! 過去から現代、そして未来へと・・・大切な何かを繋ぎ、残していくSFファンタジー作品。市原隼人、上戸彩、藤原竜也ほか豪華キャストが集結!! ――宇宙旅行が可能になり、惑星間での移民も行われるようになった未来、「惑星アベル」では人間とロボットが共存する世界であった。ある日、この星にやってきた宇宙船から降り立った乗客の一人は、実は密航者であった。その密航者は、この星の入り口である空中エアポートを強行突破、惑星への侵入を試みるが、失敗してしまう。その密航者を発見したのが、「アポロ」と、「ミカル」だった。その密航者が持っていたメモリーの中には、最新モデルに偽装した謎のOS「サイファ」が入っていた。そうとは知らず、アポロは面白半分にサイファのメモリーを手に入れる。その時、アポロに突如異変が起こる。戸惑うミカル。この時二人は、これから先、そのOSを巡って巻き起こる事件など知る由もなかった。サイファとは一体なんなのか? それには一体どんな秘密が隠されているのか。そしてそれを知ったアポロとミカルの取った行動とは。Episode1~3を収録。解説書(8P)封入。

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