HOUSTON, February 28, 2014 – Sentai Filmworks is honored to announce its newest acquisition: Short Peace.Curated by the legendary Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira, Steamboy), Short Peace is an omnibus collection of four anime shorts, including the 86th Academy Award® nominated Best Animated Short Film Possessions, directed by Shuhei Morita (Coicent, Freedom). Short Peace is the first film release in over nine years from Otomo, whose long list of prestigious accolades includes a Purple Medal of Honor from the Japanese government, Career Achievement honors at the Annie Awards, and an induction into the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Hall of Fame.
Short Peace will have a nationwide theatrical release via Eleven Arts. It will also be available soon through select digital outlets and on bilingual Blu-ray & DVD.
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About Sentai Filmworks
Sentai Filmworks is one of the fastest-growing anime companies in North America, producing hit series like Persona 4, Girls und Panzer, Devil Survivor 2, Bodacious Space Pirates, Majestic Prince, and High School of the Dead, as well as high profile theatrical films such as Grave of the Fireflies, K-ON! and Appleseed. Sentai Filmworks’ Blu-ray and DVD products are distributed through Super D, Section23Films, Waxworks and through finer retailers including Amazon.com, Best Buy, Fry’s, FYE, Hastings, Suncoast, The Right Stuf, and Wal-Mart. Sentai Filmworks’ digital programming is available through Amazon.com, Anime Network, Crunchyroll, Google Play, Hulu, iTunes, Netflix, PlayStation Network, Rovi, Samsung, Vudu, XBOX Live, and YouTube.