Netflix’s ‘Blood of Zeus’ Trailer Teases Anime Series on Greek Mythology!
Greek mythology is getting a makeover because of Netflix. Today the streaming giant unveiled the primary trailer for its anticipated upcoming anime, Blood of Zeus.
Prepare for a classically drawn anime about the son of Zeus kicking demon butt, because it’s coming for you.
The series comes from Powerhouse Animation Studios, an equivalent studio that brought the planet Netflix’s Castlevania adaptation.
Meaning you’ll expect less CGI and more hand-drawn looking animation during this new series. By those credentials, you recognize likelihood is that high? It’s getting to be good.
Blood of Zeus: Plot
Originally titled of anime series Gods & Heroes, follows a young man referred to as Heron. After he discards his people, Heron learns that he’s the illegitimate son of Zeus.
This new hero is one who is capable of saving the Heavens. And, therefore, the Earth and defeating the demons that threaten to enslave everything. But before a goddess who wants him dead has her way, can he keep his world safe?
Blood of Zeus: Cast
Derek Phillips is famous for his work on Friday Night Lights, will voice Heron. Blood of Zeus also will be featuring the voice acting talents of:
- Mamie Gummer (The Good Wife, Mr. Robot)
- Jessica Henwick (Game of Thrones)
- Melina Kanakaredes (Providence)
- Jason O’Mara (Terra Nova, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)
- Chris Diamantopoulos (Silicon Valley)
- Claudia Christian (Babylon 5)
O’Mara and Christian will play the Greek gods Zeus and Hera, respectively.
Little is understood about the remainder of this upcoming series’ characters. Still, it should be noted that Gummer’s Electra may be a prominent figure in a minimum of two Greek tragedies.
Before Blood of Zeus, Charley and Vlas Parlapanides worked as writers on Immortals also as Netflix’s live-action Death Note movie.
“Charley and Vlas have an impressive diary of telling gripping stories set in fantastical worlds. However, it is thrilled to bring their novel vision for the Gods of Olympus to Netflix members around the world.”
John Derderian, Director of Anime for Netflix, said during a handout about the series.
The series also will be directed by Shaunt Nigoghossian, who has worked on Justice League Action and Transformers Prime.
Blood of Zeus will join various Netflix’s original anime series, including:
- Devilman Crybaby
- Godzilla: the earth Eater, Baki
- Violet Evergarden
- Seven Deadly Sins.
You’ll catch all of the epic god battles on Netflix Tuesday, 27th October 2020.