Netflix Announces Anime For Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon

Netflix Announces Pacific Rim, Altered Carbon, 3 More Anime Originals

The announcement was made during Netflix's "See What's Next Asia" event at the Marina Bay Sands on Thursday, November 8.

Content, content, content is what Netflix is all about, and the streaming behemoth is planning to offer a ton of original Asian shows and films.

In a world where the Cagaster disease has morphed regular people into homicidal insect monsters, one young couple has to fight against the odds to survive in a world gone mad.

This anime feature, set in the same universe of the Netflix live-action sci-fi series (second season in production from Skydance Television), will explore new elements of the story mythology. No date for its release was announced. Animation studio Anima is producing, with Dai Sato (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo) and Tsukasa Kondo set as writers.

InCagaster of an Insect Cage, a unusual disease turns people in a post-apocalyptic world into giant, well, insects.

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Pacific Rim will expand upon Pacific Rim and Pacific Rim: Uprising, and focus on two siblings who pilot an abandoned Jaeger in an attempt to find their missing parents across a hostile, Kaiju-peppered landscape.

To direct is the series is Koichi Chigira who's previous work was on such titles as Last Exile and Full Metal Panic! With LeSean Thomas ("The Boondocks", "Cannon Busters") set as creator, director and producer, the storyline features a retired ronin who must take up his sword when he is charged with the task of transporting a mysterious child who dark forces want to eliminate. Lakeith Stanfield will voice of the protagonist Yasuke.

It's not the first time Netflix has delved into anime - the service is behind Devilman Crybaby, Sanrio series Aggretsuko, and the anime-inspired Castlevania and Neo Yokio. Set in Manila, where the mythical creatures of Philippine folklore live in hiding amongst humans, Alexandra Trese finds herself going head to head with a criminal underworld comprised of malevolent supernatural beings.

Jay Oliva, who worked in United States blockbusters such as "Wonder Woman" and "The Legend of Korra", is the series' executive producer.

"Trese", based on the graphic novel of the same name created by Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldissimo, is among the anime series Netflix is rolling out soon, Taito Okiura, director of worldwide originals for anime, told reporters here.

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