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Netflix Shares Teaser Trailer for ‘Moonrise’ Sci-Fi Anime Series

‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ manga creator Hiromu Akawara is teaming up with WIT Studio on the Japanese Netflix Original series about two men confronting hardship in out space, slated to stream in 2024.

We just got an exciting teaser trailer for the upcoming Japanese Netflix Original sci-fi anime project Moonrise, along with a reveal of some big names involved. Hiromu Arakawa, creator of and artist on the original “Full Metal Alchemist” manga, serves as character designer; Tou Ubukata (Ghost in the Shell, Psycho-Pass 2, Psycho-Pass 3) serves as writer; Masahi Koizuka (Attack on Titan) will direct; and WIT Studio (Attack on TitanVinland SagaSpy x Family, Ousama Rankingand Great Pretender) will produce. 

According to Netflix’s tweet, the series is slated for release in 2024.

In a statement about the series’ characters and animation, WIT Studio President George Wada told DualShockers, “Moonrise will portray the lives of two men, Jack and Al, as they confront various hardships in the vast world of outer space. All action and scenery in the unexplored parts of the Moon will be illustrated using an innovative type of animation unlike any seen before. My sincere wish is that this project inspires contemporary lives everywhere.”

Ryou Kawasaki, whose music accompanied the trailer, will serve as composer.

Catch of glimpse of what awaits in 2024:


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Whitney is a freelance writer focusing on VFX-driven fantasy film & TV as well as preschool animation.