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Stan Lee, Mushishi's Hiroshi Nagahama Make The Reflection TV Anime Series

posted on by Egan Loo
Lee narrates promo video for superhero show from Studio DEEN, Lee's Pow! Entertainment

Studio DEEN announced on Saturday that it is collaborating with American comic pioneer Stan Lee (Spider-Man, X-Men, Heroman) and his Pow! Entertainment company on a new anime series titled The Reflection. Hiroshi Nagahama (Mushishi, Flowers of Evil, Detroit Metal City) is co-creating and directing the 30-minute series for Japanese television, and Lee personally narrates the promotional video below:

Studio DEEN describes the story:

After THE REFLECTION, some of the people in all parts of the world are discovered with super powers.
Some become heroes, and others villains.
How did The Reflection happen? What was the cause of it?
With many unsolved mysteries, the world is lead into turmoil.

Lee, Nagahama, and Ima Group/Studio DEEN CEO Shinichirō Ikeda presented the project at the main stage of Comikaze Expo 2015 in Los Angeles on Friday. The series is being developed first for Japanese television and will then expand internationally.

Lee collaborated with the anime studio BONES on the Heroman television anime series. He also co-created the Ultimo manga series with Shaman King creator Hiroyuki Takei and collaborated with X Japan band co-founder YOSHIKI on a comic project. His creations at Marvel Comics have inspired several manga and anime adaptations.

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