Sentai Filmworks announced on Monday that it has licensed the original anime project ICE. The film will be streamed “through many digital distributors” in November, and will be released on DVD in the same month. The DVD will include both Japanese and English-language tracks.
ICE is directed by Makoto Kobayashi, who is also known for his mechanical designs on such titles as Giant Robo, Last Exile, and the upcoming sequel Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing.
The story takes place in the near future when all male humans in the world have died off and only 20,000 females remain living in the Tokyo ward of Shinjuku. While some of the survivors decide to accept humanity’s death sentence and live bacchanal lives, other fight over a mysterious substance called ICE that may be humanity’s salvation. PPM animated the project.