The previously announced Pluto anime revealed a new trailer during the ongoing Anime Expo 2023 event. Studio M2 is animating the series, and GENCO will produce it. Netflix will exclusively broadcast the anime worldwide from October 26 this year.
Pluto Anime – Visual Teaser
A key visual was released during Anime Japan 2023. Pluto anime was first announced in 2017 at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France. It has been in production for 7 years, with Studio M2 founder Masao Maruyama confirming in 2022 that the anime is still in production.
The cast for Pluto the anime has also been updated:
- Written by: Shinshu Fuji
- Atom: Yoko Hikasa
- Uranus: Minori Suzuki
- Mont Blanc: Hiroki Yasumoto
- North #2: Koichi Yamadera
- Brando: Hidenobu Kiuchi
- Hercules: Rikiya Koyama
- Epsilon: Mamoru Miyano
- Pluto: Toshihiko Seki
ThePlutothe manga is based on Osamu TezukaAstro Boymanga, specifically “The Greatest Robot on Earth” rainbow.Plutowas serialized in Shogakukan’sA great original comicmagazine from September 2003 to April 2009.Viz Media has licensed the manga in English, describing the first volume as:
In an ideal world where man and robots coexist, someone or something has destroyed the powerful Swiss robot Mont Blanc. Elsewhere, a key figure in a robot rights group is killed. The two incidents appear to be unrelated…except for one very obvious clue – the bodies of both victims have been fashioned into some sort of strange collage, complete with makeshift horns placed next to the victims’ heads. Interpol assigns robot detective Gesicht to this strangest and most complex case – and he eventually discovers that he too, as one of the world’s seven great robots, is one of the targets.
source: Official site Anime Expo 2023
© Tezuka Productions / Naoki Urasawa, Takashi Nagasaki / PLUTO Production Committee