HBO Max Set To Get New Series Thanks To Toonami’s Viral Short

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The world of anime is only getting bigger, not only does Japan continue to produce countless stories in the medium, but North America and other countries around the world are taking the opportunity to create new anime universes. With anime becoming a big fixture for streaming services, HBO Max has ordered a new series through a viral Toonami short that features a bizarre alien world and the humans trying to survive its deadly environments.

The reign of the Scanvgers is created by Joe Bennett and Charles Huettner and premiered at this year’s Annecy Animation Festival, with a new trailer hitting the internet to give animation fans an idea of ​​what this bizarre series will look like . While it has yet to be revealed if this series will also air on Cartoon Network’s Toonami and/or Adult Swim, we certainly wouldn’t be surprised considering this story first appeared on the block. cable network programming.

If you want to take a closer look at this alien world, check out the new trailer below which shows just how Scavenger Reign is among the other anime series currently on the market:

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Entertainment Release Deadline shared a description of Scavenger Reign this gives fans an idea of ​​what this animated series will explore when it hits HBO Max next year:

“Reign of the Scavengers is about the surviving crew of a damaged space freighter that is stranded on a beautiful but unforgiving planet. They begin to discover the true nature of this planet as they try to survive long enough to escape or be rescued.”

Earlier this year, it was revealed that anime support is becoming one of the most profitable new areas of entertainment for screens large and small, with anime such as Jujutsu Kaisen and Demon Slayer becoming hits in Japan and the United States, helping bring the industry hundreds of millions of dollars in profits. With the COVID-19 pandemic helping to push more animation and increase anime and manga sales, it will be interesting to see what new projects emerge in the near future.

Will you be checking out this new series on HBO Max next year? Feel free to let us know in the comments or hit me up directly on Twitter @EVComedy to talk all things comics, anime and the world of Scavenger Reign.

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