The anime film 009 Re:Cyborg is co-created by Production I.G and and SANZIGEN Animation Studio, with director Kenji Kamiyama (Eden of the East, Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C.), based on Ishinomori Shoutarou's classic sci-fi manga Cyborg 009. In the original manga, the secret Black Ghost organization transforms nine unsuspecting humans into cyborgs. However, the nine cyborgs turn on their masters and protect the rest of humanity from Black Ghost's plans for world war. The movie's story is set in the year 2013. The movie itself is set for an October 27, 2012 premiere in Japan.