Angel’s Egg: Mamoru Oshii’s legendary OVA remastered in 4K to commemorate its 40th anniversary

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It has been revealed that a 4K remastered version of director Mamoru Oshii’s “legendary OVA (original video anime)” ” Tenshi no Tamago,” which was released in 1985, will be produced in preparation for its 40th anniversary in 2025. Ta. Under the supervision of Director Oshii, the original 35mm film was scanned and remastered in 4K using the latest technology.

“Angel’s Egg” is director Oshii’s first original work, and is an OVA with original idea and art direction by Yoshitaka Amano. It was produced in an ascetic style, with almost monotone colors, very few lines of dialogue, unusually long takes, and about 400 cuts, about one-third of the number of regular anime cuts. It was released as an OVA in 1985, and was shown in theaters for a limited time to commemorate its release.

Producer: Yasuyoshi Tokuma ▽ Planning: Tatsumi Yamashita, Hideo Ogata ▽ Original idea: Mamoru Oshii, Yoshitaka Amano (from Animage Bunko “Angel’s Egg”) ▽ Producer: Mitsunori Miura, Yutaka Wada, Masao Kobayashi, Hiroshi Hasegawa ▽ Director/Screenplay: Mamoru Oshii ▽ Art direction: Yoshitaka Amano ▽ Art director and layout supervisor: Shichiro Kobayashi ▽ Animation director: Yasuhiro Nagura ▽ Composer: Yoshihiro Kanno ▽ Music director: Yoshihiro Kanno ▽ Sound director: Shigeharu Shiba ▽ Director of photography: Shigeharu Sugimura

▽ Editor: Morita Seiji

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