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Samurai Champloo to air on TV

Samurai Champloo to air on TV
The series starts airing in August on VICELAND
Kickstarter launched for new ARIA dub

Kickstarter launched for new ARIA dub
Crowd-funding sought to dub the classic series ARIA The ANIMATION
Little Witch Academia Season 2 lands on Netflix

Little Witch Academia Season 2 lands on Netflix
The streaming giant quietly unveils the second season
Channel 4 to show When Marnie was There on August 23rd

Channel 4 to show When Marnie was There on August 23rd
Dubbed screening to be followed one week later by subbed showing
Anime News Network Hacked!

Anime News Network Hacked!
A dark day for anime news
A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of Endymion delayed

A Certain Magical Index: The Miracle of Endymion delayed
No miracles until later in September
Log Horizon S1 and S2 collector's Edition coming Q4

Log Horizon S1 and S2 collector's Edition coming Q4
MVM Entertainment announce a late addition
Macross Delta film greenlit for 35th Anniversary

Netflix announce Six original anime


Netflix announce Six original anime

Posted 02/08/2017


At the 'Netflix Anime Slate 2017' event yesterday the streaming giant announced their plans to keep up their foray into the anime market, and revealed no less than seven new original and exclusive titles to be hitting the service between now and the end of 2018.

Amongst the titles announced were:

Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya, a remake of the original series following a team of magical warriors who garner their powers from 'cloths', which have designs based on the constellations. The series will be produced in association with Toei.

Sword Gai follows a boy who fuses with a magical sword to fight monsters and is based on the manga by Toshiki Inoue.

A new series based on the popular Baki the Grappler franchise follows Baki as he aims to become the ultimate fighting legend.

Lost Song is a fantasy show about two singers who can use the power of their voices to wield magic, which can create water and heal the wounds of the injured.

A.I.C.O. Incarnation, a sci-fi series being produced by studio BONES, which juxtaposes the stories of people who find they are no longer within their original bodies. This one sports a seemingly post-apoclyplic setting, where roller-blading treasure hunters seek out lost technology whilst avoiding terrifying masses of bio-matter.

Production I.G. brings B: The Beginning, a high stakes detective drama following an investigator hunting an infamous killer known only as 'B'.

Netflix also reconfirmed some previously announced plans, such as the latest entry in the Devilman franchise: Devilman Crybaby, which came along with a new trailer. Children of the Whales was noted to begin streaming in 2018. While Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters will hit our shores in November. Netflix also confirmed that production is underway on series Rilakkuma and Cannonbusters, though they did not announce any release dates.

That constitutes quite a commitment to anime from Netflix! How do you feel? Looking forward to any of these shows? Let us know in the comments below or on our forum.