By Darren Franich
Updated July 26, 2012 at 08:29 PM EDT
Credit: G4

Comic book writer Warren Ellis is best known now for his dystopian gonzo-journalism series Transmetropolitan, but back in the ’90s he had some memorable runs on mainstream comics (including a brilliant arc on the unjustly forgotten Doom 2099). Ellis also spent time on the Wolverine solo series, which doubtless served him well when he guided the Marvel Anime series, a cycle of Japanese animated shows based on some of Marvel’s most popular characters. EW has obtained an exclusive clip from the upcoming DVD release of Wolverine Anime — a series which may just serve as a good warm-up for next year’s Wolverine sequel, since both follow Logan’s adventures in Japan. “He’s constantly at war with the animal side of himself,” says Ellis of the feral X-Man. “He’s on that constant search for that one thing that will stop him feeling angry all the time.” Watch the clip below:

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