Set to hit the streaming service on September 17, the series is based on Capcom’s cult-classic RPG of the same name. The show is being produced by Japanese animation company, Sublimation, which previously worked on titles such as Tokyo Ghoul and Weathering With You.
The anime will follow the story of Ethan, whose town was destroyed in a dragon attack. He sets out to rid the world of the beast and seek vengeance. Accompanying him is a partner bestowed to him known as a Pawn, who were AI companions in the original game that joined the player on their journey.
Throughout the trailer, the brutal fantasy violence Dragon’s Dogma was known for is highlighted, alongside the ferocious monsters that plague the world.
Check out the first trailer for the series below:
Dragon’s Dogma joins a selection of other games that have also received the Netflix anime treatment such as Konami’s Castlevania. It’s also been announced that Cyberpunk 2077 will be getting an anime series inspired by the game titled Edgerunners, however the show is not expected to release until 2022.
Netflix are also working on other animated titles based on video games with The Cuphead Show coming to the service in the future. Recently, the company provided fans a first-look at the show with behind-the-scenes footage and a few snippets of footage.