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2001 Nights!

Monday 18th July 2011


Amazon UK is now taking pre-orders for our forthcoming Blu-ray of 2001 Nights, directed by Fumihiko Sori, based on the hit manga series by Yukinobu Hoshino.



And if that's not enough for you, we've got more clips coming up: here, and here.  For further information about the master of SF manga, Yukinobu Hoshino, check out this massive article in Salon Futura.

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2001 Nights (fumihiko Sori\'s To)

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Join the acclaimed director, Fumihiko Sori (Vexille, Ichi) and the producers of Appleseed and Halo Legends for an epic journey to the stars told across two stunning sci-fi fables.
A crew returns home after 15 years in space. While they have only aged by two years, everyone they know is now fifteen years older.
One hundred years have passed and mankind presses on ever deeper into the solar system. But far from establishing a new world order in space, man has brought the same old rivalries and conflicts with him. A war erupts as the race to colonize a new Earth intensifies.

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TO: 2001 Nights

Tom Smith voyages into Yukinobu Hoshino’s TO: 2001 Nights.
Yukinobu Hoshino has had a long history of penning science fiction. He dropped out of university in the mid-seventies in order to focus on his debut manga, one of his defining features ever since has been a penchant for futuristic twists on some of mankind’s oldest stories and mythologies. As the name implies, his manga series 2001 Nights crashes the scattered stories of the Arabian Nights into the epic tale of human evolution to be found in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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