Netflix has been going all-in on anime for a pair years now, and is exhibiting no indicators of slowing down. Right this moment, the streaming service dropped a brand new teaser for its upcoming collection Spriggan, together with an concept of after we can anticipate it.
Spriggan, heading to Netflix in 2022, is predicated on the manga of the identical title, written by Hiroshi Takashige and drawn by Ryoji Minagawa, which ran from 1989 to 1996. Spriggan facilities on Yu Ominae, a highschool pupil who can also be an agent of the ARCAM company. As a Spriggan, he helps the group shield historical relics. The phrase Spriggan comes from Cornish fairy tales, the place a creature of the identical title is believed to protect treasure in historical ruins and barrows.
Hiroshi Kobayashi (Dragon Pilot) is directing a screenplay written by Hiroshi Seko (Jujutsu Kaisen). Overseeing character designs and animation is Shuhei Handa (Little Witch Academia). Veteran anime followers will do not forget that Spriggan got here to life as an anime film again in 1998, which was directed by Hirotsugi Kawasaki (Ghost within the Shell, animation division) and overseen by Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira, creator).
Netflix has seen enormous viewership of its anime library, with 100 million households watching, pushing anime into the highest 10 lists of the service in nearly 100 nations. The recognition is having a knock-on impact, too, with a bunch of Western collection receiving their very own animated diversifications, together with the just-finished Castlevania and its announced sequel, upcoming collection primarily based on Splinter Cell, Far Cry, The Witcher, DOTA 2, and more.