Empire of Corpses / Shisha no Teikoku

###Empire of Corpses / Shisha no Teikoku

Genres: horror
Running time: 120 minutes
Vintage: 2015-10-02

Plot Summary: Based on the theory of Victor Frankenstein, the world has started using raised dead, though with no soul in it, for regular mundane work. Dr. Watson, a medical student at the University of London, illegally researches for the missing soul in dead, with the help of Friday. Finally Watson is caught by Mr. M; working for British Crown; and is sent on a goose chase for the “Notes of Victor Frankenstein” which details of creation of first and only dead attached with a soul. Dr. Watson, accepts the deal with his own motive behind the pursuit of the Notes.

ANN Info Page

###Project Itoh Film The Empire of Corpses Announced For 2015
posted on 2014-11-27 08:35 EST

###Project Itoh Anime Film Slated for December
posted on 2015-04-23 12:45 EDT

###The Empire of Corpses Anime Film of Project Itoh Novel Unveils New Visual
posted on 2015-05-07 12:20 EDT
To open in December

###2nd Teaser for Project Itoh Anime Film
posted on 2015-06-18 06:51 EDT
Main visual for The Empire of Corpses film also revealed

###The Empire of Corpses Anime Film Unveils Cast, Theme Song, Premiere Date
posted on 2015-07-16 14:25 EDT
EGOIST to perform theme song

###Funimation Licenses Empire of Corpses Film
posted on 2015-07-25 16:51 EDT

August 01, 2015 8:05am CDT
Theatrical length animated film hits Japanese theaters in October of 2015

[size=16]The Empire of Corpses Anime Film’s Theatrical Preview Streamed[/size]
posted on 2015-08-13 11:00 EDT
Manga adaptation of Project Itoh novel launches on September 9 in Monthly Dragon Age magazine

[size=16]The Empire of Corpses Film’s Web-Only Final Promo Video Posted[/size]
2015-09-19 18:00 EDT
Film of late novelist Project Itoh’s historical sci-fi story opens on October 2

Empire of Corpses - Blu-ray & DVD Release Announcement PV

March 19, 2016 11:10am CDT
Project Itoh anime movie arrives in select North American theaters April 19 and 20th

Project Itoh: The Empire of Corpses - Teaser Trailer

[size=16]Empire of Corpses Nominated for Japan Sci-Fi Con’s Seiun Awards[/size]
posted on 2016-03-29 03:10 EDT

###Advance Tickets for Project Itoh: The Empire of Corpses are on sale now!
The Empire of Corpses is in theaters for two days only, April 19 & 20. Embark on a globetrotting hunt for the human soul in a world populated by the undead in this beautifully animated adventure produced by the studio behind Attack on Titan, and based on the award-winning novel from Project Itoh.


###Funimation Posts The Empire of Corpses Film’s English Dub Cast With Trailer
posted on 2016-04-07 03:00 EDT
English dub’s staff also revealed

###The Empire of Corpses Film’s English Video Introduces John Watson
posted on 2016-04-10 15:45 EDT
Film will run in select theaters in the U.S. on April 19-20

Seems interesting, though there’s a lot of CG for a title with a movie’s budget.

Didn’t McFarland direct Funimation’s last “corpse-robot” movie?

Oddly enough, there don’t appear to be any showings near me. Oh well.

###Exclusive: Empire of Corpses English Clip Shows Undead Army

posted on 2016-04-13 14:59 EDT

Film will run in select theaters in the U.S. on April 19-20

###ANN Review: Empire of Corpses
by Nick Creamer, Apr 20th 2016

Project Itoh: Empire of Corpses – Available Now on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital Download

###Review: The Empire of Corpses (BD+DVD)
Jul 19th 2016 / by Rebecca Silverman / ANN