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Netflix Announces Original Anime Series Perfect Bones

"A first for the streaming service. "

Production I.G. is partnering with Netflix to produce an original anime series, Perfect Bones.

Via the press release, the series will take place in the future where scientists are attempting to create the “perfect human” to maintain peace in the universe. However, after the ‘new humans’ are sent out for further training, they are kidnapped by an evil organization in order to create a new world order.

“We are incredibly excited to work with Production I.G, who have worked on hit series such as Attack on Titan and Psycho-Pass, in bringing one of the most daring new Anime titles produced today to all Netflix members and Anime fans around the world,” Eric Barmack, Netflix’s vice president of international originals, said in the press release. As a fan of both series he mentioned, this is very exciting news.

Production I.G. previously worked on the dystopian series Psycho-Pass. (Image via blog.alltheanime.com.)

Under the Netflix Original banner, Netflix has streamed anime like The Seven Deadly Sins and Knights of Sidonia before, but Perfect Bones will be the first new anime available exclusively on the platform. The series will consist of 12 episodes and will be directed by Kazuto Nakazawa (who directed the animated sequence from Kill Bill: Vol. 1). No release date has yet been announced, but the lack of promo art might be a sign that the series won’t be available in 2016, as noted by The Verge.

Featured image via io9.

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