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Animated Kids’ Series ‘Centaurworld’ a Go at Netflix

The series, which has a 20-episode order, comes from the streamer’s in-house Netflix Animation and is set in a world where fantastical creatures sing and adventure is all around. It centers on a war horse who is transported from her embattled world to a strange land inhabited by silly, singing centaurs of all species, shapes and sizes. – Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/2NMAD5m
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TV News Roundup: Netflix Releases ‘Disenchantment Part Two’ Trailer (Watch)

Netflix has debuted the first look at “Disenchantment Part Two,” the second installment of Matt Groening’s satirical animated fantasy. Picking up where the creators left off, part two will continue to follow young princess Bean and her personal demon Luci as they take on ogres, sprites, imps, trolls, harpies, and walruses. Additionally, the latest chapter promises to answer if viewers have seen the last of princess Bean’s elf companion Elfo. Featuring the voices of Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre, and Nat Faxon, “Disenchantment Part Two” launches Sept. 20. – Breanna Bell, Variety » https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/tv-news-roundup-netflix-disenchantment-part-two-trailer-1203318651/ [photo: YouTube/Netflix]

Kevin Smith Unveils Plans For ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ Anime Series At Netflix

The series will be produced by Mattel Television with Rob David, VP of Mattel TV and author of He-Man: the Eternity War, serving as an executive producer on the series. They have also assembled a team of impressive writers that will include Eric Carrasco (Supergirl), Tim Sheridan (Reign of the Supermen), Diya Mishra (Magic the Gathering) and Marc Bernardin (Alphas). Animation for the series is being done by Powerhouse Animation (Castlevania). – Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RBSDQb

How Netflix and Other Streaming Services Are Doubling Down on Anime

The reach of anime goes way beyond Japan and the U.S. Google Trends shows that anime is searched most in Japan, followed by the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, El Salvador, and Peru at two through five. The site OtakuPlayPh.com, a resource for Filipino otaku (the Japanese word for geek), lists over 70 anime or cosplay conventions in 2019 in the Philippines alone. And Saudi Arabia has held a few anime conventions since 2017, despite protestations by religious Saudis. – Maxwell Williams, Variety » https://ift.tt/2Y8Rwxw

TVLine Items: Cuphead Gets Netflix Series, The Fugitive Reboot and More

Titled The Cuphead Show!, the project will expand upon the characters and world of the game, which follows Cuphead and his brother Mugman during a high-stakes gambling match. The potential series centers around “the unique misadventures of the impulsive Cuphead and his cautious but easily swayed brother Mugman,” per the official description. “Through their many misadventures across their surreal home of the Inkwell Isles, they’ve always got one another’s backs.” – Vlada Gelman, TVLine » https://ift.tt/2XMIm95

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

‘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
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