According to the series’ director Tensai Okamura and P.A.Works the new TV anime ‘Kuromukuro’, which will start airing on April, will be released worldwide exclusively on Netflix.
The “Kuromukuro Production Committee” (representative Secretary: Pony Canyon) has decided that the new TV anime series ‘Kuromukuro’ starting from April will be released worldwide exlusively on the world’s largest streaming service Netflix.
The anime ‘Kuromukuro’, which was directed by Tensai Okamura who was also responsible for hits like ‘Darker than Black’ and ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’ and was produced by the animation studio P.A.Works who also made ‘Hanasaku Iroha’ and ‘Shirobako’, falls into the category of the new genre ‘Mecha-Action’ and is P.A.Work’s 15th anniversary work.
Ltd. P.A.Works’ President Kenji Horikawa who is also involved in the production comments as follows.
When we looked at the exciting content that Netflix published worldwide we had the feeling that we want to reach that audience, too.
P.A.Works has put 15 years of experience into this work so ‘Kuromukuro’ has become a magnificent drama which presents us a future we yearn for.
We are thankful to Netflix for giving us the opportunity to reach so many people in the world through our work.
The first episode with the title ‘The demons raining sky’ will be available to Netflix subscribers on April 11th and the folllowing episodes will be airing on Monday every week.
In addition it will also made available to Netflix subscribers outside of Japan.
The TV broadcast started on April 7th on Tokyo MX and others.
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The United Nations Kurobe Institute was established to study mysterious artifiacts that has been found on a dam construction site. The anime tells the story of one of the researcher’s son and the daughter of the institute’s director who both attend the Tateyama International Highschool.
In the summer of 2016, a samurai awakens.
A mysterious heritage was found when a dam was about to be constructed. The International United Kurobu Researching office was established to do research about the Artifact. A daughter of the researching institution, Shirahane yukina is also studying at International High School where sons and daughters of the intelligent researchers from around the world are studying. It is summer of 2016. A Samurai opens his eyes again.
Original Script：Snow Grouse
Character Design：Yuriko Ishii
Director of overall picture：Yuriko Ishii,Ayumi Nishihata
Visual concept and robot design：AriakiOkada
Art Director：Nobutaka Ike
Director of photography：Yuu Wakabayashi
Color design：Nobuko Mizuta
3D Director：Kousuke Haruta
Main 3D Animator：Motonari Ichikawa
Editing ：Ayumu Takahashi
Music director：Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
Music Production：Pony Canyon
Animation Production： P.A.WORKS
※You can check each characters’ information on the official website!!