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Devilman Crybaby Anime New Netflix Original Coming in Spring 2018

Go Nagai’s manga Devilman has been given a new series called Devilman Crybaby anime that is coming to Netflix in the Spring of 2018.

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The original Devilman manga started serialisation in the Weekly Shounen magazine in 1972. The series was given an anime between 1972 and 1973 and has spawned various OVAs and spin-offs but the anime did not cover the entire manga.

The series follows Fudo Akira who is told by his best friend Ryō Asuka that demons will resurge and reclaims the world from humans. As humans have no power against demons, Ryō suggests to Akira that he combines with a demon.  Akira combines with a demon and becomes Devilman.

The new Devilman Crybaby anime will be directed by the Ping Pong director Masaaki Yuasa and Code Geass alum Ichiro Okouchi is writing the scripts. Eunyoung Choi will overlook the animation production and studio’s Aniplex and Dynamic Planning are producing the anime.

The new series Devilman Crybaby will animate through to the end of the manga series. The director Masaaki Yuasa and the creator Go Nagai will appear together for a talk at Anime Japan 2017.

Source: Comic Natalie.