Captain Harlock Space Pirate — Cannes Trailer

captain-harlock Here’s the international Cannes trailer for a new computer generated anime action-adventure film called “Captain Harlock Space Pirate,” which is based on Leiji Matsumoto’ beloved manga series. Captain Harlock has appeared in numerous Japanese television series and animated films, and has garnered a huge international fan base, including filmmaker James Cameron.

The year is 2977. Mankind has become complacent and stagnant. All work is done by machines, while humans spend all their time on entertainment. But when a mysterious invader from the stars catches Earth unawares, only the legendary space pirate Captain Harlock and the crew of the Arcadia have the will to stand against them.

directed by   Shinji Aramaki

release date   September 7, 2013 (Japan)