During a special program for Goro Taniguchi’s (Code Geass, Active Raid Second) latest projectEstab-Life: Great Escape, a trailer was shown for an upcoming film project called Estab-Life: Revenger’s Road. Set to launch in 2023, the film will focus on a character named Kisaragi.
The film will be directed and written by Taniguchi themselves, with SSF credited with the original story, and Polygon Pictures (Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, Godzilla anime films) producing the animation.
The television show debuted in Japan on March 1st, with episodes dropping in blocks from March through April. The show is streamed on Crunchyroll both subtitled and dubbed.Great Escape is also the first of a series of Crunchyroll and Fuji TV programming partnerships, announced in September 2021, in a programming block called +Ultra. The project will also have a smartphone game, developed by Square Enix.
Establishment in Life / Estab-Lifeis set in a distant future Tokyo. The population of the world has begun to drop, so the “Supernatural Renovation Project” splits Tokyo into several “Cluster” neighborhoods, separated by huge walls. In each, a unique, genetically modified population, all governed by an artificial intelligence. While many are content to stay within the walls and ignore the outside world, some are not, and a group called Nigashiya is formed to help those whom want to escape.
Check out the trailer below, and watchEstab-Lifeon Crunchyroll!