One of them is based on Will Smith's Bright. | Netflix Announces 3 Original Anime Series!
Netflix has announced three original anime projects currently in production! They were revealed on June 11 as part of Netflix's inaugural Geeked Week, a virtual event dedicated to comic books, anime, games, and other pop culture genres. One of the new projects is Bright: Samurai Soul, a film inspired by Will Smith's 2017 action movie Bright. Directed by Kyohei Ishiguro ( Your Lie in April, Children of the Whales ), it will relocate the action to Japan to the midst of the Bakumatsu/Meiji transition.
Meanwhile, space horror series Exception boasts character designs by Final Fantasy’s Yoshitaka Amano and a script by novelist Hirotaka Adachi (under the pen name Otsuichi).
Announcing Bright: Samurai Soul.Izo, a Ronin, and Raiden, an orc, work to bring a young elf girl and the wand she carries to the land of the elves in the north. Based on the Netflix movie, the anime film will be directed by Kyohei Ishiguro. https://twitter.com/hashtag/GeekedWeek?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GeekedWeek https://t.co/K03gZVMUie">pic.twitter.com/K03gZVMUie — Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) https://twitter.com/NetflixGeeked/status/1403024398848724994?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 10, 2021
Finally, Make My Day is a sci-fi film based on an original story by Yasuo Otagaki ( Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Moonlight Mile ).
Here's your first glimpse at Exception.The new space horror anime series is based on a new story by Hirotaka Adachi (aka "Otsuichi"), with character designs by Final Fantasy's Yoshitaka Amano. https://twitter.com/hashtag/GeekedWeek?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GeekedWeek https://t.co/7CWhmNu9O6">pic.twitter.com/7CWhmNu9O6 — Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) https://twitter.com/NetflixGeeked/status/1403023872312549391?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 10, 2021
Additional casting information and release dates will be confirmed at a later date. Adapted with permission from Anime!Anime!
Introducing Make My Day, a new anime film coming to Netflix.On a cold planet of ice and snow, mysterious creatures suddenly have appeared from the dark underground and have begun to attack the inhabitants. Can humanity survive the terror lurking beyond the horizon? https://twitter.com/hashtag/GeekedWeek?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GeekedWeek https://t.co/lep9gLOexk">pic.twitter.com/lep9gLOexk — Netflix Geeked (@NetflixGeeked) https://twitter.com/NetflixGeeked/status/1403024167625129989?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 10, 2021
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