Shogakukan‘s web site for its Massive Comedian sequence of magazines started itemizing on Tuesday that Naoki Urasawa‘s Pluto manga is getting an animated sequence adaptation that may stream solely on Netflix.
GENCO‘s sales space on the MIFA movie market on the 2017 Annecy Worldwide Animation Movie Competition had listed that the manga was getting an anime adaptation, however the anime was by no means formally introduced. In line with GENCO on the time, Studio M2 was producing the anime. Masao Maruyama, who’s the consultant director at M2, served as producer for anime variations of Urasawa’s Monster, Grasp Keaton, and Yawara! manga when he labored at Madhouse Studios.
The Pluto manga is Urasawa and producer Takashi Nagasaki‘s seinen drama re-imagining of the world depicted in Osamu Tezuka‘s manga Astro Boy. The sequence ran in Shogakukan‘s Massive Comedian Unique journal from 2003 to 2009, and it has eight compiled e-book volumes. The manga has been translated and revealed in 20 international locations together with France and america. Viz Media, which launched the manga in North America, describes the story:
In a distant future the place sentient humanoid robots move for human, somebody or one thing is out to destroy the seven nice robots of the world. Europol’s high detective Gesicht is assigned to analyze these mysterious robotic serial murders – the one catch is that he himself is likely one of the seven targets.
Actor Mirai Moriyama starred in a stage play adaptation of the manga in 2015. A second stage play adaptation ran in Japan in 2018, after which had a global run in the UK, the Netherlands, and Belgium later that yr.
Common Photos and Illumination Leisure acquired the movie rights from Tezuka Productions for a deliberate live-action/computer-graphics (CG) hybrid movie of Pluto in 2010.
Supply: Shogakukan‘s BigComicBros.net
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