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Netflix Orders Batch of Japanese Animation, Including ‘Saint Seiya’ Reboot

18 August 2017 1:55 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Netflix has ordered more than 20 new animation titles in Japan, including a reboot of the classic anime and manga “Saint Seiya.”

Greg Peters, Netflix’s chief product officer, announced the new batch of animated series in Tokyo earlier this month. He said that 90% of the Japanese animation titles carried by the streaming service are watched in territories outside of Japan. He also said Netflix was focused on working with Japanese studios and production companies to meet the high demand for animated shows.

Two announced titles that have caused a stir are “Cannon Busters” and “Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya.” The original “Saint Seiya” manga was released more than 30 years ago, but remains popular in South America, France, Italy and China. “Saint Seiya” has already been adapted in the past into a TV series and six feature films. A new live-action “Saint Seiya” is in the works.

Netflix’s “Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya »

- Variety Japan

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Netflix Announces New Anime TV Shows

3 August 2017 5:37 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Netflix is beefing up its anime slate. In Tokyo, the streaming platform announced 12 new TV series, as well as a Godzilla animated film. The release dates are in 2017 and 2018. set for release later this year and in 2018. Check out the series art and new trailers, below. The new TV series are Cannon Busters; Devilman Crybaby; B: The Beginning; Sword Gai: The Animation; A.I.C.O. Incarnation; Lost Song, starring Yukari Tamura and Konomi Suzuki; Rilakkuma Series (Working Title); Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya; Baki; Kakegurui; Fate/Apocrypha, and Children of the Whales. Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Netflix Announces 13 New Animes Coming Soon

2 August 2017 3:53 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Netflix is diving deep into the anime game with a baker's dozen of new titles.  Of those titles is a Godzilla animated film, A Children of the Whales Series, and a Holy Grail War in Fate/Apocrypha!

Earlier today, we reported that Netflix was working on a remake of Saint Seija, Knights of the Zodiac Series, but that just happens to be one part of a bigger venture Netflix is undergoing.  On Netflix's insider page, they've announced 13 animes coming to the streaming service, at various times.  The extensive list is as follows:

Cannon Busters Devilman Crybaby B: The Beginning (formerly Perfect Bones) Sword Gai: The Animation A.I.C.O. Incarnation Lost Song Rilakkuma Series Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya Baki Fate/Apocrypha Kakegurui Children of the Whales Godzilla

Each one of these brings a unique story and style to the Anime category on Netflix's long catalog of movies and series. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Matt Malliaros)

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A Godzilla Anime Film is Coming to Netflix

2 August 2017 1:58 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Netflix is diving deep into the anime game with a baker's dozen of new titles.  One of those titles is a Godzilla animated film!

Earlier today, we reported that Netflix was working on a remake of Saint Seija, Knights of the Zodiac Series, but that just happens to be one part of a bigger venture Netflix is undergoing.  On Netflix's insider page, they've announced 13 animes coming to the streaming service, at various times.  The extensive list is as follows:

Cannon Busters Devilman Crybaby B: The Beginning (formerly Perfect Bones) Sword Gai: The Animation A.I.C.O. Incarnation Lost Song Rilakkuma Series Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya Baki Fate/Apocrypha Kakegurui Children of the Whales Godzilla

You read that last one right.  Godzilla is coming to Netflix!  What makes it better is that, unlike some of the other animes on this list, it's coming in 2017!  However, it's set to be an animated film, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Matt Malliaros)

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Saint Seija Remake to Debut on Netflix

2 August 2017 7:31 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Netflix has been on a roll with anime series like Voltron and Castlevania and now look to continue that trend with a remake of the popular Knights of the Zodiac.

When I woke up this morning the idea that Knights of the Zodiac would be getting a new series was the furthest thing from my mind. Originally reported on Kotaku, Toei Animation and Netflix are partnering to give new life to the series in a 12-episode season running 30 minutes. Along with the announcement we were treated to this poster showing the debut date as only soon.

Saint Seija originally debuting in 1986 in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump it follows the adventures of five warriors with mystic armor called cloths. It got its own anime which ran from 1986 to 1989, six full length movies, and several games on different platforms. Now the series never really took off in the United States but »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jason The X)

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Toei, A Really Good Film Company team for Saint Seiya feature

17 May 2017 11:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Popular Japanese manga is getting the movie treatment.

Japan’s Toei Animation is teaming with Hong Kong-based A Really Good Film Company (Argf) to produce an English-language, live-action film version of hot Toei anime property Saint Seiya: Knights Of The Zodiac.

Based on Masami Kurumada’s best-selling manga, Saint Seiya is one of the world’s biggest animated franchises, with total revenue of more than $1.1bn since 1986. Toei Animation has produced over 250 TV episodes and six features, which were released in over 80 countries. The original manga by Masami Kurumada has sold over 35 million copies.

Argf has joined Toei Animation as its development and China co-production partner for the live-action version and will be handling Greater China distribution.

Yoshi Ikezawa and Joseph Chou of Toei Animation will serve as producers, along with Argf founder Jeffrey Chan, who is also COO of Bona Film Group. Tim Kwok of Convergence Entertainment, Miguel Faura and Kozo Morishita of Toei Animation are executive »

- lizshackleton@gmail.com (Liz Shackleton)

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