Get ready to add anime (Japanese animation) to Netflix’s list of Netflix Originals. The streaming company has teamed up with Production I.G., know for Attack on Titan and Psycho-Pass, and will be debuting the 12-episode series Perfect Bones at a future date.
“We are incredibly excited to work with Production I.G, who have worked on hit series such as Attack on Titan and Psycho-Pass, in bringing one of the most daring new Anime titles produced today to all Netflix members and Anime fans around the world,” said Erik Barmack, vice president, international originals. “In an era where the Internet knows no bounds, we are proud to deliver high quality original Anime to fans all over the world, at the exact same time, no matter where they live whether it be Japan, France, Mexico, the US, and beyond.”
Directed by Kazuto Nakazawa, the 12-episode series is set in the future where scientists have tried to create the “perfect human” in hopes of keeping peace in the universe. After nearly achieving their goal through several children, the scientists send their “new humans” for further training where they are kidnapped by an evil organization set on using their powers to implement their own concept of a new world order.
When Perfect Bones launches, it will debut all episodes simultaneously in 190 countries around the world — a first for an original Anime title. Are you looking forward to see what Netflix will bring to anime fans? Let us know in the comments below, or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.