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Netflix Orders Gods & Heroes from Powerhouse Animation

According to a recent announcement, Netflix has ordered 8 episodes of an original anime series titled Gods & Heroes from Powerhouse Animation. The studio was responsible for the successful Castlevania adaptation and the upcoming Seis Manos. Powerhouse Animation will helm the animation development and creation for Gods & Heroes, while Charley and Vlas Parlapanides (Immortals, Death Note) ...

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Netflix’s Castlevania Series Gets 2nd Season This Summer

One of the surprise reveals last year on Netflix was the animated series adaptation of Konami’s Castlevania videogame franchise, which was written and produced by Warren Ellis and Adi Shankar, featuring an appropriately more mature take on the franchise than what most people would expect (especially those who still remember Simon Belmont’s appearance in the Captain N cartoons.) According to ...


Netflix Castlevania 2nd Season Ordered Upon Debut

The animated adaptation of Konami’s iconic videogame series Castlevania has only debuted on Netflix, but the streaming service has already shown confidence in its success via an order of a new batch of episodes from producers Frederator Studios, under the WOW! Unlimited Media Umbrella. For the uninitiated, the series s based on the classic action horror game franchise from Konami and written ...


First Look at Netflix’s Castlevania Series

The eagerly anticipated and frequently talked about animated adaptation of the Castlevania franchise is finally seeing progress, as Netflix has just unveiled the first teaser trailer. This should allow fans to get a glimpse of what’s in store when the series premieres on the streaming service on July 7, 2017. Netflix’s Castlevania series will have 4 x 30 minute episodes. If that’s not ...


Netflix’s Castlevania dazzles in debut trailer

Netflix has unveiled the first teaser for the upcoming Castlevania animated series and their adaptation of the classic Konami franchise looks great. In a nod to its video game roots, they even introduced the trailer with a Nintendo Entertainment System boot up! The four episode series will debut on the subscription service on July 7th and details “the last surviving member of the disgraced ...


Frederator/Shankar’s Castlevania Toon Confirmed, Warren Ellis to Write

Some time ago, rumors that Frederator Studios (of Adventure Time fame) is working on an adaptation of videogame franchise Castlevania began to surface, supported by an old statement from director/producer Adi Shankar made on Twitter. While both camps did not provide further details to confirm the rumor, astute fans were quick to assume that it’s going to be an animated adaptation and will be ...


Frederator Studios Rumored to Be Working on Castlevania Adaptation

In a recent Nick Animation podcast, Frederator Studios (Adventure Time) owner Fred Seibert has revealed that they are currently working on a new project that “needs to go unnamed” but is “based on one of the most world-famous video games of the last 30 years.” While the description is vague enough to apply to dozens of popular videogame franchises, the additional info that the project has ...


Castlevania’s Koji Igarashi Tries to Create Levels with Super Mario Maker

One of the things that the Castlevania franchise is known for is all the thought put into its level design, so it’s no surprise that Polygon chose one of the people behind the franchise, Koji Igarashi, when selecting devs to try out Super Mario Maker for the Wii U. The Super Mario franchise itself is known for exceptional and thoughtful level design, but will Igarashi be able to apply the level ...

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