The official Facebook page of Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama (Ramayana – Rama Ouji Densetsu) announced on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021, that the 1992 movie will get a 4K remastered version in 2022. The official website of Ramayana anime, released a 4K trailer to commemorate the announcement.
The film was co-produced by Japan and India.
The film is going to be available in theatres, TV channels, DVD/Blu-ray, and/or OTT service from 2022.
The remastered Ramayana: The Legend of Prince Rama will launch on the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Japan.
The license holder of the film TEM Co., Ltd., based in Tokyo has established new social media handles for the film and is accepting requests for broadcast and streaming rights.
The anime film premiered in 1992, the 40th anniversary year of India-Japan diplomatic relations. Cartoon Network aired the film on Indian television in subsequent years.
Yugo Sako directed the film at Nippon Ramayana Film Co. and co-produced it alongside Krishna Shan. Vanraj Bhatia and Alan Howarth composed the music. Moriyasu Taniguchi designed the characters for the film. Satoshi Matsuoka was the art director and Kazuyuki Kobayashi was the animation director.