Netflix continues to expand its anime offerings with the announcement of plans to stream Magi: Adventure of Sinbad - a fantasy adventure TV anime based on the manga of the same name that is written by Shinobu Ohtaka and illustrated by Yoshifumi Ohtera. Hit the jump to set sail on the seven seas.
Movie industry buzz has it that in the wakes of failures like Jupiter Ascending,Pan and In the Heart of the Sea, and a not-exactly resounding success with Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Warner Bros. is taking a hard look at what film projects the studio goes forward with. As a consequence, signs point to Adam Wingard's Death Note adaptation moving from the studio to Netflix. More after the jump.
Netflix is now streaming Cyborg 009 VS Devilman, a trilogy of 2015 OAVs that crosses the cyborg superteam of Shotaro Ishinomori's classic Cyborg 009 manga & anime with the demon-possessed anti-hero of Go Nagai's Devilman manga & anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
Saban's localization of the Smile PreCure! anime, Glitter Force, is getting ready to make its English debut on Netflix. The 20-episode first season hits the streaming service worldwide, excluding Asia, on December 18, and you can see a preview in the first-look trailer after the jump.
Streaming service Netflix, which has been working on a slate of anime offering including Knights of Sidonia, Seven Deadly Sins and the upcoming Ajin : Demi-Human, may be moving towards developing their own anime. In an onstage interview with New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin at the DealBook conference, CEO Reed Hastings spoke of the possibility of creating original anime and Bollywood shows to interest global audiences.
Netflix continues to make in-roads into the Japanese streaming market, this time with a simultaneous streaming release of Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade. Hit the jump to learn more.