Netflix Secures 2 Seasons of Pacific Rim Anime for 2020
According to a recent announcement by Legendary Entertainment, streaming giant Netflix finalized orders for 2 seasons of an animated series based on the mecha vs kaiju franchise, Pacific Rim. The announcement was made by Legendary Entertainment’s EVP of Brand Development & Consumer Producer, Elie Ekel, during the Project Anime industry event.
Legendary Entertainment will get help from Japanese 3D CG studio Polygon Pictures, whose past credits include Star Wars Resistance, Aji: Demi-Human, and Knights of Sidonia. The anime series will revolve around two siblings who will pilot an abandoned Jaeger mech, in an effort to find their missing parents. Craig Kyle (Thor: Ragnarok) and Greg Johnson (X-Men: Evolution) are showrunners.