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Bayonetta: Bloody Fate coming to Australia and New Zealand in 2014

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Anime adaptation of Platinum Games' Bayonetta, Bayonetta: Bloody Fate, will be distributed by Madman Entertainment across Australia and New Zealand in 2014,  the company announced today.

Bayonetta: Bloody Fate is a collaboration between Sega and animation studio Gonzo, which has created animes such as Rosario + Vampire, Gankutsuo: The Count of Monte Cristo, Hellsing and Chrono Crusade. The film's production is overseen by original Bayonetta video game artist, Mari Shimazaki and Afro Samurai director Fuminori Kizaki.

Characters from 2009's Bayonetta title made an appearance in the anime's trailer released in September, including Cereza, Enzo, Jean, Luka and Rodin.

While the anime launched in theaters in Japan on Nov. 23, Madman is expected to share full Australian and New Zealand release details in the near future. Polygon has reached out to representatives about North American localization plans.