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WIT Studio x Warner Bros. Announce Suicide Squad Isekai Anime Project

WIT Studio and Warner Bros. Japan announced that they will be producing a Suicide Squad Isekai anime series. Eri Osada will be directing the series at WIT Studio which will contain characters from DC Comics Suicide Squad.

Akira Amano created the character drafts while Naoto Hosoda is in charge of 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

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.”

Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. is an American entertainment studio that was originally founded in 1923 by the four Warner brothers. DC Comics is a pictures group subsidiary for Warner Bros and is famously known for producing well-known superhero shows and movies including Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, and Justice League. Popular movie director James Gunn is currently the creative head of the company.

Warner Bros. Japan came together in 1992 and has produced well-known anime series including Mob Psycho 100, Food Wars!, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, and more recently Tonikawa: Over The Moon For You.

 Source: Anime Expo 2023, Warner Bros. Japan Official Twitter
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