Tokyo Film Fest's Anime/Manga Premiere Line-up

The 2008 Tokyo International Film Festival will host a slew of anime and manga world premieres. The festival, which runs from Saturday, October 18 to Sunday, October 26 will also feature retrospectives for the "God of Manga" Osamu Tezuka and anime "multi-creator" Shoji Kawamori.

"Kill," the anthology of action sequences created by Mamoru Oshii, will premiere on October 19. Oshii's three directorial colleagues, Kenta Fukasaku, Takanori Tsujimoto, and Minoru Tahara, will appear at the screening with their cast. Fujiro Mitsuishi's live-action adaptation of "Osaka Hamlet" manga will screen for the first time on October 21 and October 24. Mitsuishi will make an appearance at the first showing. The much anticipated anime adaptation of "Hells Angels" manga will also debut on October 18, with some awesome guest appearances. [Source: ANN]

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