Netflix Announces New Sci-Fi Anime Moonrise

Netflix has released a trailer for the all-new sci-fi anime, Moonrise, featuring main character Jack in action against creatures that serve as antagonists in the Earth vs. Moon conflict. Although a firm release date for the anime series has yet to be provided, Moonrise will premiere on Netflix sometime in 2024.

Announced at Netflix Tudum 2022, Moonrise is written by the novelist Tou Ubukatabest known for his excellent work on Ghost in the Shell, Psycho-Pass 2 and Psycho-Pass 3. The beloved artist Hiromu Akawarawho previously worked on the hit manga series Fullmetal Alchemist, will also be joining the series as a character designer.


The announcement was made via The Netflix Twitter account:: “Writer Tou Ubukata and character designer Hiromu Arakawa team up to create a new sci-fi story. The Netflix series “Moonrise” tells a story written by novelist and screenwriter Tou Ubukata, who handled the series composition and scripts of popular anime series such as “Fafner in Azure” and “Psycho-Pass”.

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Elsewhere, the talented team behind Moonrise is exactly what makes the new sci-fi series exciting for anime fans. Speaking of staff details, Masashi Koizuka, who previously worked on Attack on Titan and Durarara, will take over directing the series as Moonrise is produced by Wit Studio, the Japanese animation team that has made a name for itself with critically acclaimed anime series. like Vinland Saga and Spy x Family. In addition, Ryo Kawasakiwhose music accompanies the action sequences featured in the trailer, will serve as the composer for Moonrise.

President of WIT Studio George Wada provided gave a bit more background on the story and its characters, saying, “Moonrise will depict the lives of two men, Jack and Al, as they face various hardships in the vast world of outer space. atmospheric. All the action and scenery in the uncharted parts of the Moon will be illustrated using an unprecedented type of innovative animation. My sincere wish is that this project inspires contemporary lives all over the world.

Moonrise is the story of Jack, who is dedicated to getting revenge on the Moon Rebels who slaughtered his family. He will travel to the moon as an army investigator in order to bring peace to the two lifelines. Moonrise will be available exclusively on Netflix in 2024.

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