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Dragon's Dogma original anime series announced by Netflix

Published: 10:59, 12 March 2019
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Dragon's Dogma

Netflix's next video game adaptation will be Dragon's Dogma anime series, the company officially announced. Netflix will partner with Sublimation, a Japanese CG company to deliver an original anime series based on Capcom's popular RPG.

Streaming giant Netflix have officially announced that their next video game adaptation will be Dragon's Dogma anime series. Capcom's RPG has been confirmed along with four other anime projects.

The company confirmed that Dragon's Dogma will be produced in partnership with Japanese CG company Sublimation, known for their work on Evangelion 3.0 and Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096.

According to the announcement, the story will follow a man's who embarks on a journey, seeking revenge on a dragon who stole his heart. On his journey, the man is brought back to life as an "Arisen". It's an action adventure about a man "challenged by demons who represent the seven deadly sins of humans".

While Netflix announced their new titles and partnerships, they didn't mention a potential release date for any of these titles. There's is no release schedule or anything that could suggest when we can expect Dragon's Dogma anime series.

The only bit of info comes from Sublimination's Representative Director, Atsushi Koishikawa, who said that the company is excited to soon bring their unique cel-shaded animation that "carries hand-drawn textures to anime fans around the world".

If you're unfamiliar with Capcom's critically acclaimed RPG, Dragon's Dogma is open world action RPG originally released in 2012 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. An enhanced version named Dragon's Dogma Dark Arisen was ported to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2016.

Capcom picture showing a character in battle with giant eagle Dragon's Dogma

The story is set in the high fantasy world of Gransys and it follows a human protagonist named the Arisen on a quest to defeat the Dragon, a creature that is bringing the world's end.

At release, Dragon's Dogma received overall positive reviews and was praised for its huge open world with impressive single-player experience. On Steam, Dragon's Dogma's score currently stands at 87 per cent.

You can check Netflix's for more details about the upcoming Dragon's Dogma and other anime series.

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