With this week’s WitcherCon, followers of Geralt of Rivia have been in a position to not solely see extra from the upcoming second season of Netflix’s live-action Witcher collection but in addition had the chance to scope out a first look at the upcoming anime film, Nightmare of the Wolf. Now, on the heels of those huge bulletins, Geralt will be brought into a new comic series that re-imagines the Witcher in a manga setting, with a brand new Kickstarter being hype that can change the world that has change into so widespread exterior of the gaming group because of the streaming service of Netflix.
The Witcher: Ronin can be written by Rafal Jaki, one of many creators who helped put collectively the favored card sport from the universe of Geralt, Gwent, with artist Hataya lending their abilities in bringing this new journey to life. The story, which can re-imagine Geralt in a feudalistic Japanese setting, will give the world of The Witcher a brand new aesthetic, presenting the warrior with some new terrifying monsters to battle in opposition to that can obtain the same makeover primarily based on the surroundings. Launching a Kickstarter to realize assist for the manga collection, the one-shot is being touted as being 100 pages lengthy and will include several short stories that will follow Geralt.
The Official Twitter Account for The Witcher shared the primary have a look at the manga collection with a brand new trailer giving followers of Geralt an concept of what this new world will appear like from each Jaki and Hataya, inserting the swordsman right into a model new world that guarantees to present followers a contemporary tackle the beloved franchise:
Presenting The Witcher: Ronin — an authentic comedian set in an ancient-Japanese-inspired world the place monster slayer Geralt trails the legendary Woman of Snow Yuki Onna. ❄
— The Witcher (@witchergame) July 10, 2021
The author of the collection, Rafal Jake, lent his ideas as to why this new manga will act as one thing of an “Elseworlds collection,” separate from the principle continuity of The Witcher franchise:
“I personally love the brand new monsters and folks tales we are able to experiment with. Each Europe and Japan have a novel custom on this space, and bringing iconic Japanese tales and monsters and becoming them in a Witcher Context was probably the most thrilling factor for me.”
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