Netflix has announced that its Dragon’s Dogma anime series now has a confirmed release date for later this year.
The series, which is based on Capcom’s 2012 RPG of the same name, is expected to make its debut on September 17. Little information has been provided as of yet, however the Netflix page for the show states that it’ll follow a character called Ethan as he “Ethan sets out to vanquish the Dragon that took his heart, but with every demon he battles, the more he loses humanity”.
The official Dragon’s Dogma Twitter account has also released several stills from the series, alongside the show’s promotional poster. Check them out below.
A new Arisen is born! Follow Ethan, along with his pawn Hannah, in his journey to reclaim his heart. 🔥@Netflix Original Anime Series Dragon's Dogma releases worldwide on September 17, 2020
🐉 https://t.co/Eu6FKFOJjr pic.twitter.com/yxWD74oTWm
— Dragon's Dogma (@DragonsDogma) July 15, 2020
The series is being produced by Japanese animation company, Sublimation. Previous titles the studio has worked on include Tokyo Ghoul and the recently released Weathering With You.
Dragon’s Dogma will be the latest Netflix Original based on a video game, following Konami’s Castlevania, which premiered in 2017. Other series include the live-action adaptation of The Witcher and an upcoming show based on the Resident Evil franchise.
In recent Cyberpunk 2077 presentation, it was revealed that the game would be getting an anime titled Cyberpunk: Edgerunners. The show will be produced by Studio Trigger, most notably known for the anime Promare, and will be releasing on Netflix in 2022.
Netflix has also commissioned a show based around the platformer Cuphead. The show is titled The Cuphead Show and a recent teaser gave fans their first glimpse of the series in motion.