The story is based on the manga, ‘Cyborg 009′, written by one of the most renown of Japan’s Science Fiction manga authors, Shotaro Ishinomori.
Kenji Kamiyama is known for his work on previous popular series such as ‘Ghost in the Shell S.A.C’, ‘Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit’ and ‘Eden of the East’. He has now taken it upon himself to re-imagine the story of Cyborg 009 as scenario writer and director of this film set in 2013.
Certificate: 12A Distributor: Anime Ltd
Dir. Kenji Kamiyama, Japan, 2012, 103 min
Cast: Hisao Egawa, Toshiko Fujita, Hiroshi Kamiya