Netflix has closed the opening for the upcoming anime Dragon’s dogma released. Pretty scary – there is music from Tadayoshi Makino. He was also the composer of the video game soundtrack, but most recently worked on Resident Evil 2 Remake. Another trailer that introduces you to the characters is also quite new.
The anime version of Capcom’s fantasy action RPG is scheduled to start on September 17, 2020. For the anime adaptation, Shinya Sugai took a seat in the director’s chair. Netflix ‘Taiki Sakurai served as executive producer, while Capcoms Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Takashi Kitahara co-produced.
Dragon’s Dogma was originally released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in May 2012. An upgraded version followed Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, which appeared for the same platforms in April 2013. In January 2016 a PC version followed via Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were fed in October 2017 and Nintendo Switch received a conversion in April last year.
Opening to Dragon’s Dogma
Adaptations of video games are in vogue right now
Recently there have been a few strong adaptations of popular video games, and many more are already in active planning. Neil Druckmann is currently working with Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and TV giant HBO to create a series adaptation of The Last of Us. Recently Amazon and Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy from Kilter Films also announced that they were working on an implementation of Fallout.
In addition, we can expect a series implementation of the RPG insider tip Disco Elysium and CD Projekt RED announced the anime series Cyberpunk: Edgerunners in collaboration with Studio Trigger and Netflix. A film adaptation of Beyond Good and Evil and a prequel series for The Witcher have also been added in recent weeks. The many big names behind the respective projects certainly give hope for strong projects.
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