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.
Magi: Adventure of Sinbad - which began its Japanese TV broadcast on April 15, 2016 - will begin weekly streaming on Netflix Japan on April 21, 2016. Netflix also plans to stream the series in other regions at a later date. Magi: Adventure of Sinbad is directed by Yoshikazu Miyao and features animation by Lay-duce.
The original Magi: Adventure of Sinbad manga is serialized in Shogakukan's Ura Sunday shōnen manga anthology magazine. The series is a prequel that takes place 30 years before the events of the Magi manga and TV anime and focuses the exploits of Sinbad in his youth.
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