The first trailer for the upcoming Suicide Squad Isekai anime was revealed on Monday during Anime Expo 2023. WIT Studio is animating the series with Warner Bros. Japan producing it. Fans can check out the trailer below:
Eri Osada will be directing the series while Naoto Hosoda is in charge of the character designs. Tappei Nagatsuki and Eiji Umehara will be handling the screenplay, both known for creating the hit original anime series Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song.
Suicide Squad is a DC Comics series that was modernized by John Ostrander after the characters from the series made their first appearance in The Brave and The Bold comics from the 1950s. The comic book series has received two movies (2016 and 2021) which have garnered a combined total of $914 million at the worldwide box office.
WIT Studio is one of the most renowned anime studios in the industry that has brought us hit series such as Attack on Titan, Vinland Saga, and Spy x Family. Other notable works of theirs include Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song, Ranking of Kings, Great Pretender, The Ancient Magus’ Bride, The Girl From the Other Side, and Bubble. The studio is set to release its upcoming anime “Moonrise” in 2024 on Netflix, a project that’s been in the making for years.
WIT was founded in 2012 as a subsidiary studio under IG Port, a merger company between Production I.G. and Mag Garden. Producer George Wada was originally appointed the CEO of WIT Studio and has more recently been appointed to the same position for Production I.G. as well to which Wada stated, “These two anime studios are two very distinct companies. So, I would like to take advantage of the unique characteristics of these two companies to increase the number of anime fans out there and to have them enjoy the works we create.”
Source: Anime Expo 2023, Warner Bros. Japan Official Twitter
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