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Netflix is making an animated Jurassic Park spinoff series

The new Netflix series returns a group of unsuspecting teenagers to the dino-infested island of Isla Nublar, but this time, they’re going to travel to the opposite side of the island to visit “a new adventure camp.” You know what they say about visiting disaster-prone areas where people have died due to roaming bands of prehistoric predators — “Just try the other side of the island!” – Julia Alexander, The Verge » http://bit.ly/2JX52wF
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‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ comes to Netflix June 21st

Netflix’s flood of content includes a significant anime push — Ghost in the Shell, Ultraman — and as part of that it’s going to be the first streamer with Neon Genesis Evangelion on tap, worldwide. The classic series will go live on Netflix June 21st, complete with all 26 episodes plus the two films: Evangelion: Death True² and The End of Evangelion. – Richard Lawler, Engadget » https://ift.tt/2TZXkre

‘Altered Carbon’ Animated Series Among Netflix Trio of Japanese Anime Deals

These production houses and Netflix will jointly create original anime series including “Altered Carbon: Resleeved” from Anima, an adaptation of Netflix’s original live action science fiction series “Altered Carbon,” which launched in February 2018. It will explore new elements of the series mythology. – Patrick Frater, Variety » https://ift.tt/2VTXz3u

One-Punch Man Season 2 Premiere Date & Streaming Service Revealed

VIZ Media have now announced that One-Punch Man season 2 will premiere on April 9th, the same day the series begins in Japan, exclusively on Hulu with English subtitles. A dubbed release is likely to follow later this year, but this remains unconfirmed for the moment. Along with the announcement, Viz also released a brand new One-Punch Man poster for season 2. – Craig Elvy, Screen Rant » https://ift.tt/2HcTpQ9

SpongeBob SquarePants’ “Sweet Victory” Spikes in Streams After Super Bowl Halftime Cameo

On the day of the big game and the day following, “Sweet’s” on-demand streams (audio and video combined) surged by 566 percent in the U.S., as compared to the two previous days, according to Nielsen Music. The song’s streams jumped to 310,000 on Feb. 3 and Feb 4 (combined) versus just 46,000 on Feb. 1 and Feb. 2. – Keith Caulfield, Billboard via The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2GxLNHm

‘Baby Shark’ Driving You Crazy? Its Creator Warns Penguins Are Next

Love or hate it, the South Korean company behind the one-and-a-half minute song about a family of sharks is now seeking to capitalize on the success by expanding its kid-oriented entertainment business. Seoul-based SmartStudy Co.’s Pinkfong is planning to release short videos via Netflix Inc., a cartoon series and a musical in North America this year, one of the company’s founders said in an interview this week. – Jihye Lee & Sohee Kim, Bloomberg » https://bloom.bg/2QQeVLJ

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