Nippon Television Network (NTV) is pre-selling Twentieth Century Boys, a three-part film based on Naoki Urasawa's popular manga, at Hong Kong's Filmart.

The story concerns Kenji and his friends who have to combat the mysterious realisation of a 'world destruction plan' they had playfully made up as children.

Buyers flew in to Filmart to check out an exclusive screening of clips today from the first episode which is due out August 31st.