The highly anticipated BLUE DRAGON animated series will debut on Cartoon Network this spring, VIZ Media announced Friday.
The BLUE DRAGON series is based on the exclusive Xbox 360 videogame BLUE DRAGON, developed by Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of FINAL FANTASY, and features character designs by Akira Toriyama, the creator of the best-selling DRAGON BALL series of manga.
The animated series debuted in Japan on TV Tokyo on April 7, 2007 and is produced by Studio Pierrot, which is well known for its work on NARUTO and BLEACH, also licensed by VIZ Media.
The BLUE DRAGON animated series, with an anticipated TV rating of TV Y7FV, is a classic adventure story of magical Shadow powers, flying air fortresses, and unbounded heroism.
Brought together by fate, Seven Soldiers of Light must awaken the Shadow within themselves in time to overcome a despotic power and bring peace to their land.
Their ensuing journey through a rich fantasy world is also an internal journey to awaken the great power within each of them.