Spriggan, the anime based on the manga of the same name Hiroshi Takashige is Ryoji Minagawa, has shown itself with a new trailer but has to deal with the postponement of its release date.
The original series Netflix, which was supposed to debut later this year, will arrive on the streaming platform’s catalog only in 2022.
Why has the Spriggan release date been postponed?
The news, arrived from the official website of the new anime series of David Production, speaks of a postponement motivated by the need to guarantee a better technical quality of production.
It is not the first time, in fact, that in the world of Japanese animation we hear about ever tighter processing times, with hordes of animators forced to work in unspeakable conditions and to respect tight deadlines that often give life to productions with quality embarrassing animations, as in the case of The Seven Deadly Sins 4.
The anime series, series developed by David Production (The Bizarre Adventures of JoJo and Cells at Work! – Work in the Body), you see Hiroshi Kobayashi (Rage of Bahamut Genesis, Kill la Kill) directing while to take care of the screenplay, also covering the role of showrunner, there will be Hiroshi Seko (Attack of the Giants, Mob Psycho 100, Jujutsu Kaisen – Sorcery Fight).
Shuhei Handa (Little Witch Academia) is responsible for the character design of the characters.
Details and plot of the Spriggan manga
Serialized in the magazine Shonen Sunday Super of Shogakukan between 1989 and 1996, Spriggan also arrived in Italy first with Grenade Press and then with a reissue signed by Planet Manga. The work was adapted into an animated feature film in 1998, bringing to the screen one of the chapters of the manga “Noah’s Ark” directed by Norihiko Sudo and supervised by Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira).
The story of the manga centers on Yū Ominae, a high school student who is also a Spriggan, an agent hired by the ARCAM Corporation to protect the ancient relics of an ancient and highly advanced civilization, preventing them from falling into the hands of states and individuals who wish to abuse them. .
The Spriggan are therefore a group of elite fighters with Yu who embarks on an adventurous journey towards the archaeological find: Noah’s Ark mentioned in the Bible. Professor Mayzel, head of the scientific section of Arcam, awaits him at the excavations, accompanied by his assistant Margaret. In the area, however, there is another Spriggan Jean Jacquemonde and the events that will follow one another will lead to the activation of the ark that will bring the whole world to a critical situation.