Lazarus is coming quickly to Grownup Swim. The community has ordered the brand new thriller anime from the creator of Cowboy Bebop, Shinichirō Watanabe. The collection follows what occurs after the introduction of a miracle drug.
Adult Swim revealed extra in regards to the upcoming collection in a press launch.
“Grownup Swim is presently in manufacturing with acclaimed director Shinichirō Watanabe for a brand new Toonami authentic anime collection “Lazarus.” Celebrated for his influential physique of labor that features “Cowboy Bebop,” “Samurai Champloo” and “Children on the Slope,” “Lazarus” marks Watanabe’s return to the sci-fi motion style with a globe-trotting thriller set within the close to future.
Produced by Sola Leisure and animated by Studio MAPPA, “Lazarus” will function high-octane motion with sequences meticulously designed by Chad Stahelski, famend stuntman and director of the “John Wick” movie franchise, and delivered to the display screen by Watanabe. Moreover, as many conversant in Watanabe’s oeuvre will anticipate, “Lazarus” can even function a charming rating by a set of famend jazz and digital artists together with jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington (West Coast Get Down); producer, DJ, and musician Floating Factors (Floating Factors Ensemble); and producer, DJ, and musician Bonobo.
“As I embark on this inventive journey, I can’t assist however really feel that this undertaking will function a end result of my profession thus far,” stated Watanabe. “I hope you get pleasure from it.”
“Shinichirō Watanabe is just one of many best residing artists, and it’s a dream come true to have the ability to collaborate with him on a brand new authentic collection,” stated Jason DeMarco, SVP, Head of Anime and Motion Sequence at Grownup Swim. “Like all of his work, ‘Lazarus’ is filled with huge concepts, unimaginable characters, and a ton of coronary heart. We will’t anticipate anime followers to see this world.”
The yr is 2052 – an period of unprecedented peace and prosperity prevails throughout the globe. The explanation for this: mankind has been free of illness and ache. Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Dr. Skinner has developed a miracle cure-all drug with no obvious drawbacks known as Hapuna. Hapuna quickly turns into ubiquitous… and important. Nevertheless, quickly after Hapuna is formally launched, Dr. Skinner vanishes.
Three years later, the world has moved on. However Dr. Skinner has returned – this time, as a harbinger of doom. Skinner broadcasts that Hapuna has a brief half-life. Everybody who has taken it’ll die roughly three years later. Loss of life is coming for this sinful world – and coming quickly.
As a response to this menace, a particular process drive of 5 brokers is gathered from internationally to avoid wasting humanity from Skinner’s plan. This group known as “Lazarus.” Can they discover Skinner and develop a vaccine earlier than time runs out?”
Extra particulars and a premiere date will likely be introduced later.
What do you think? Are you planning to take a look at this new collection?