Production I.G Is an animation studio known for a guild of anime movies that are adaptations. Ghost in The Shell, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Haikyuu!! the movie, etc are only a few examples. Then we have TOHO who does not back away when tasked with making a film that tops the chart. Be it My Hero Academia, Godzilla, or heck it, the biggest anime standalone phenomena worldwide – Your Name.
For all you care, TOHO is now greenlit for the production of a Psycho-Pass season 3 prequel Movie – Psycho-Pass: Providence. Psycho-Pass announced a 10th-anniversary project which will launch this October. Production I.G Is animating it with TOHO Distributing the movie.
Psycho-Pass Film: Providence
The latest 10th Anniversary Teaser trailer revealed that they will release full details of the production in October. Production I.G will animate the film and TOHO will distribute it. Director Naoyoshi Shiotani will return to direct the film. Original Character Design is by Akira Amano. As of now, the following cast is more or less confirmed to be in the film –
- Kana Hanazawa as Akane Tsunemori
- Tomokazu Seki as Shinya Kogami
- Kanji Nojima as Nobuchika Ginoza
- Ayane Sakura as Mika Shimotsuki
- Hiroki Tōchi as Teppei Sugo
- Takahiro Sakurai as Sho Hinakawa
- Takako Honda as Frederica Hanashiro
- Shizuka Itō as Yayoi Kunizuka
- Miyuki Sawashiro as Shion Karanomori
- Kazuhiro Yajima as Joji Saiga
The film is a direct sequel to the film Psycho-Pass 3 First Inspector.
" If you really though that you could outwit me with such a cheeky trick. You must really take me for quite the fool. " – EP 17, Joshu Kasei.
— Koschwarz (@sholace_nation) September 9, 2022
Where Can We Watch The Film?
One should be able to watch the film on Amazon Prime given that Amazon Prime has taken the distribution rights of the last film and season. Although there is a possibility for it to be amazon exclusive, there’s a chance Crunchyroll will premiere it worldwide on their platform.
What WIll Psycho-Pass Providence Be About?
I.G Production developed the previous film within only a few months of being announced. It followed Arata Shindo and Kei Mikhail Ignatov who are entangled with the MWPSB. The agency’s foundations are shaken given that the agency had become too complacent, the cause being the Sibyl system. The Sibyl system is put to test.
The previous film ended when Akane initiated with Ignatov and Shindo the story of what happened two years ago. Akane proceeded to have a conversation with Ignatov and Shindo after being released from prison. During that conversation, she mentioned that she would tell them what happened “two years ago”.
The film will probably start off with the story started by Akane. Although it’s my bet that the film is not entirely a prequel story, but only contains segments of the past while also divulging into the present hence being a sequel to First Inspector.
Psycho-Pass Season 3 Prequel Film Providence And What Else is Returning in the 10th-anniversary project?
— Koschwarz (@sholace_nation) September 4, 2022
The 10th-anniversary project is a sustained initiative. Focusing on the journey of Psycho-Pass as a series throughout the decade. The Voice actor of Shinya Kogami, the series’ protagonist, will be the head front of the entire platform. The celebration and announcement of the 10th-anniversary project of Psycho-Pass happened at the Psycho-Pass 10th Anniversary event held on August 14. One may be curious as to how production in Japan celebrates the decade-long history of their cherished anime series. Read on!
Psycho-Pass 10th Anniversary Radio Program
- Psycho-Pass had initiated a series of audio dramas that became a cherry on top for the fans. Every alternate Friday of the month starting September, the radio drama will continue. The radio program will make this return on the Internet Radio Station Onsen and Spotify.
- The Audio segments are typically humorous and have no canon continuation of the anime. Shinya Kogami (voiced by Tomokazu Seki) supports with jokes and humor the main character Nobuchika Ginoza (voiced by Kenji Nojima). Kenji Nojima will also be the host of the audio show. The program is titled “Resurrection! PSYCHO-PASS Radio Public Security Bureau Criminal Division 24:00
Promotional Campaign of Psycho-Pass 10th Anniversary Project
The Noitamina Shop & Cafe
- The Noitamina Shop & Cafe theatre was scheduled for a campaign with products, goods, artworks, illustrations, and a collaborative food menu addition that started on September 3rd, 2022. They will also broadcast the radio show.
- If you happen to straddle along Tokyo, be sure to give the cafe a visit as it will also screen the first season of Psycho-Pass. This will start in October. The characters birthdays will also be enjoyed beginning with the protagonist who was born on 16th August.
The Loft Store Campaign
- It is a product sale campaign that will travel starting with Loft Nagoya in Aichi, Loft in Kyoto, Tenjin Loft in Fukuoka, Loft in Sendai in Miyagi, Loft in Umeda in Osaka, Loft in Shibuya in Tokyo, and Loft in Kanagawa/Yokohama.
- The campaign will sell using the main visual and illustrations by character designer Naoyuki Onda.
Psycho-Pass 10th Anniversary Special Online Exhibition
Famous scenes from the 1st to 3rd seasons of the TV anime will be on display. The 10th Anniversary Project will sell goods using newly drawn illustrations.
Psycho-Pass follows a cyberpunk crime action story that is based on the future. A system called Sybil replaces the criminal system. Everyone has a mental ID score of how much bad intent they may have, known as their psycho pass. Akane is the main protagonist who enters the investigators of the world, who are tasked with subjugating anyone who harbors ill intent.
When it came out, Psycho-Pass quickly reached the masses, instantly alluring them into the world. Psycho pass is an anime origin The world was immersive and had a mature take on action and violence. 10 years since its run, Psycho-Pass was among the few in the 2010-20 decade that established anime-only’s capacity.
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