Leiji Matsumoto’s Captain Harlock has been in the works as a CG-animated feature, first showcased in 2010 as a proof of concept alongside a CG Gaiking project. Well, it looks like things are moving along smoothly, as Captain Harlock has been confirmed, with a release slated for this fall.
Toei Animation has set Captain Harlock up with a record-breaking $30 million budget. The film is being directed by Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed), with Gundam Unicorn writer Harutoshi Fukui handling the script. Here’s the trailer: