Early October, Netflix released a teaser visual on their upcoming anime ‘Spriggan’. Check out the Netflix poster here.
Netflix held its Netflix Anime Festival today and revealed Spriggan’s video trailer in its showcase.
Kill la Kill director Hiroshi Kobayashi is directing the anime. He’s currently working with Hiroshi Seko (series composition and screenplay – Attack on Titan) and Shuhei Handa (character design – Little Witch Academia).
A Spriggan is an agent designated by ARCAM to protect relics of an advanced ancient civilization. These relics could be used to destroy an entire civilization as how the previous one was wiped out. Yu Ominae puts a stop on these people who hunger for power which could lead to their own destruction.
Spriggan is based on a manga written by Hiroshi Takashige with artist Ryoji Minagawa. The manga in Weekly Shonen Sunday under the publisher Shogakukan in 1989. An anime film adaptation premiered in 1998.
Spriggan is set to release on Netflix in 2021.
SOURCE: Netflix Anime Festival 2020 on Youtube