Netflix Reveals U.S. Debut Dates for Kuromukuro, Magi: Adventure of Sinbad Anime
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The U.S. Netflix website has revealed that "Season 1" (the first 13 episodes) of the Kuromukuro anime series will debut on July 4, and the Magi: Adventure of Sinbad television anime series will debut on July 14. The Netflix site also lists Magi: Adventure of Sinbad as "Season 1," but nothing beyond the 13-episode television anime series has officially been announced. Netflix is the exclusive streaming service inside and outside of Japan for both series.
Anime Expo also announced on Friday that it will debut the first two episodes of Kuromukuro in the U.S. on July 2 before the debut on Netflix. P.A. Works' Producer and CEO Kenji Horikawa will attend a post-screening talk show.
Netflix began streaming Kuromukuro in Japan on April 11 with English subtitles, and it streams new episodes weekly. The anime premiered in Japan on Tokyo MX on April 7, the 12th episode aired on June 23.
Netflix describes the anime as follows:
When mecha attack a research center, its students, pilots, and researchers must fight back with the help of mysterious artifacts and a young samurai.
The anime will have a total of 26 episodes.
Netflix began streaming Magi: Adventure of Sinbad on April 21 in Japan with English subtitles, and adds new episodes weekly.
The television anime adapts Shinobu Ohtaka and Yoshifumi Ōtera's spinoff manga Magi: Sinbad no Bōken (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad). The anime premiered on April 15 on MBS, TBS, CBC, and BS-TBS in the "Animeism" programming block, and will end with a one-hour special on July 1.
Thanks to TheAncientOne for the news tip.