Directed by Mamoru "Ghost In The Shell" Oshii, based on the Japanese novel by author Mori Hiroishi, premise of the story is set in an alternate present in which perennial adolescents called 'Kildren' fight in an endless war at a sporting event that the public follows in the media.
Chihiro Ito adapted the screenplay from the novel.
Voice cast includes Rinko "Babel" Kikuchi and Chiaki "Kill Bill Vol. 1"Kuriyama.
Sony acquired the rights from Tokyo-based animation studio Production I.G. ...