Over the past few years, Netflix has invested a lot of money in bringing plenty of Asian content to a worldwide audience.
According to Deadline, five new Netflix anime titles have been announced as part of the streaming giant's global outreach with its original content. There are no release dates as of yet for the new animes but here is everything we know right now about them. The series comes for Legendary Entertainment, with Legendary also producing both del Toro's original 2013 Pacific Rim and its 2018 sequel Pacific Rim: Uprising. The brother is described as an idealistic teenager while his younger sister is the more naive of the two.More news: Blizzard is working on multiple mobile games 'across all our IPs'
It is set in the same universe of the Netflix live-action sci-fi series, where the second season is in production at Skydance Television. While it is unconfirmed what narrative the story will follow it will take place in the same universe as the live action series and will expand upon the mythology of its world. Anima is producing the animation.
Cagaster of an Insect Cage: Based on a manga of the same name, the series follows a young couple struggling to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic world where a mysterious disease "Cagaster" turns people into giant bloodthirsty insects. We can expect a beautifully made anime as animation studio: Gonzo is the studio that will develop the series.
In a war-torn feudal Japan of mechs and magic, a retired ronin must take up his sword when he is charged with the task of transporting a mysterious child who dark forces want to eliminate.Grammy nominee Flying Lotus will compose the music and be an executive producer on the show. More news: De Klerk joins Springboks squad
The story's protagonist is based on the historical figure Yasuke, a samurai of African origin who served under Oda Nobunaga during Japan's Warring States period in the 16th century.
Lastly, animation studio MAPPA will be responsible for the animation. They join previous Netflix productions in Asia that include India's "Sacred Games", Japanese anime series "Devilman Crybaby, and Korean variety comedy "Busted".
Shifting ponds to Manila, Trese focuses on a tale of the Philippine underworld that is home to criminals and mythical beings who have infiltrated human society, as Alexandra Trese finds herself tangling with more malevolent creatures. Cagaster of an Insect Cage (from the studio that produced Afro Samurai), Yasuke (created and directed by The Boondocks' LeSean Thomas and starring Lakeith Stanfield), Trese (from executive producer Jay Oliva), and several others are officially on deck for the coming years.More news: Sony quietly releases a less noisy PS4 Pro