Appleseed XIII is a 2011 Japanese CGI anime adaptation of Masamune Shirow’s science fiction manga series Appleseed.
Composed of 13 episodes, the series is a retelling of the exploits of ES.W.A.T. member Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos.
The series is produced by Jinni’s Animation Studios in association with Production I.G and under the direction of Takayuki Hamana with Junichi Fujisaku as script supervisor.
All 13 episodes will be compiled into two feature-length films.
A theatrical remix of the series titled Appleseed XIII ~Yuigon~ was announced by Shochiku and premiered a trailer on June 13, 2011.