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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).

Finally, Make My Day is a sci-fi film based on an original story by Yasuo Otagaki ( Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Moonlight Mile ).

Additional casting information and release dates will be confirmed at a later date.

Adapted with permission from Anime!Anime!


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