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'Mass Effect' anime adaptation set for 2012
By Hector Cortez Apr 9, 2011, 6:07 GMT
Production has already begun with a planned release date of summer 2012.
BioWare and FUNimation Entertainment announced today plans to release an anime feature film adaptation of the Mass Effect series of games. Production has already begun with a planned release date of summer 2012 on DVD, Blu-ray Disc, OnDemand, and via download.
"Over the last few years, we have revealed different pieces of the Mass Effect world through different media. Extending the story through an anime medium is another amazing opportunity for us," said Casey Hudson, Executive Producer for the Mass Effect series. "Partnering with FUNimation ensures that we will bring this rich universe to life with the utmost quality and the same attention to detail that the Mass Effect games are known for."
"It is thanks to the enormous and passionate Mass Effect fan base that this movie is made possible," said Gen Fukunaga, President & CEO of FUNimation. "With production underway on the Dragon Age video, we are excited to team up with another BioWare team to add an exciting new chapter to this vast sci-fi world."
Mass Effect 3 is currently in development and is scheduled for release in Q4 2011 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.