From Legendary Tv comes a Cranium Island anime collection on Netflix! Netflix first introduced the brand new addition to Legendary’s Monsterverse throughout Geeked Week 2022, and now, a couple of yr later, Cranium Island is sort of right here!
The brand new collection comes from govt producers Brian Duffield and Jacob Robinson. Duffield will write together with govt produce. He beforehand labored on the screenplay for the Kristen Stewart-led thriller Underwater (2020), and he additionally wrote the script for the Netflix slasher movie The Babysitter (2017) starring Samara Weaving. Robinson will produce underneath his firm, Tractor Pants.
Cranium Island is a co-production between Legendary Tv with Netflix Animation, Powerhouse Animation, and Tractor Pants Productions. Legendary has beforehand collaborated with Netflix on initiatives like Misplaced in Area, Love, and Pacific Rim: The Black. Subsequent, Legendary will work with Netflix Animation once more in co-production with dj2 Leisure and Sq. Enix to create a Tomb Raider anime collection.
Cranium Island launch date
We don’t have to attend an excessive amount of longer for the anime to debut! Cranium Island is coming to Netflix on Thursday, June 22, 2023.
What number of episodes is Cranium Island?
Netflix has not mentioned what number of episodes can be within the anime collection simply but. Different anime based mostly on massive franchises on Netflix have had anyplace from six to 10 episodes, so it’ll in all probability be someplace in there.
What’s the Cranium Island anime about?
From Netflix, Cranium Island is “an exciting animated journey collection, comply with[ing] shipwrecked characters determined to flee probably the most harmful place on Earth—a mysterious island residence to prehistoric monsters, together with the best Titan of all of them, Kong.”
The plot sounds considerably much like the 2017 film starring Tom Hiddleston and Brie Larson. The movie befell in 1973, so it seems just like the anime can be extra present and permit viewers to see what’s taking place on the island since we final noticed it.
Right here’s what the official tweet saying the collection reads:
Is the Cranium Island anime linked to Kong: Cranium Island?
Thus far, it doesn’t appear to be the 2 properties are associated, though I might be stunned if there weren’t a number of references or easter eggs within the anime hinting towards the 2017 film. We don’t even know what time interval this present is ready in, so it’s exhausting to say how linked they might probably be.
It must be famous that the identify “Cranium Island” didn’t originate within the 2017 movie. Cranium Island has been referred to in all kinds of King Kong-based media, first showing within the 1933 movie and even in Kong: The Animated Sequence.
Nevertheless, the anime is coming from Legendary Tv, the identical leisure firm behind Kong: Cranium Island, Godzilla (2014), and Godzilla vs. Kong, so it’s doubtless that the anime takes place in the identical universe.
In accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, the “anime Cranium Island collection follows the 2017 function Kong: Cranium Island that reintroduced the world to King Kong,” seemingly indicating the 2 initiatives are set throughout the similar continuity.
Cranium Island anime voice solid
On Might 23, 2023, Netflix revealed plenty of new info on the brand new collection, together with the voice solid!
A number of Netflix regulars have joined the collection, like Dragons Rescue Riders alum Nicolas Cantu and By no means Have I Ever‘s swoonworthy heartthrob Darren Barnett. GLOW star Betty Gilpin has additionally been solid alongside Good Ladies actress Mae Whitman. You may additionally acknowledge the voice of Benjamin Bratt, recognized for his current flip as Cliff within the acclaimed Peacock collection Poker Face.
Right here’s who’s voicing who:
- Nicolas Cantu as Charlie
- Mae Whitman as Annie
- Darren Barnett as Mike
- Benjamin Bratt as Cap
- Betty Gilpin as Irene
First pictures from the Cranium Island anime
Netflix launched the primary official picture for the upcoming Cranium Island anime! The picture doesn’t present us a lot, aside from two big footprints we are able to safely assume come from King Kong and a gaggle of individuals inspecting the print left behind. Nonetheless, I don’t learn about you, however I’m excited! It seems like Kong was simply taking a leisurely stroll alongside the beachfront.
On Might 23, Netflix shared extra new images from the anime, giving us a primary have a look at the characters, a few of the island’s many harmful creatures, and King Kong himself.
Cranium Island anime teaser
Take a look at the primary teaser for the anime beneath:
Netflix already has a page for the anime set up on the official website. You’ll be able to go forward and set a reminder in your account so that you get notified when the anime is launched.
Keep tuned to Netflix Life for extra info on the Cranium Island anime collection.