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“Next A-Class” Production I.G.’s Mercedes-Benz Viral

What some will do for a good cup of noodle soup.

Hang on! This is one slick piece of anime goodness – courtesy of our friends at Production I.G. and sponsor Mercedes-Benz. Combining hand drawn characters with state of the art CG, Next A-Class is one wild ride. Click the closed-caption (“CC”) button for English subtitles.

Production: Hakuhodo, Aoi Promotion; Production I.G Planning/Draft/Supervision: Natsuo Sato/Satoshi Ito
Director: Mizuho Nishikubo (Video Girl AI)
Writer: Daishiro Tanimura
Character design: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (Neon Genesis Evangelion, The Wolf Children Ame and Yuki)
Animation director: Kazuchika Kise (Blood-C, xxxHolic)
Art director: Hirata Shuichi (X, Miyamoto Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai)
Music: Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell)

(via Crunchyroll)