Netflix will start streaming their latest exclusive anime, Devilman Crybaby, starting next month. But before that, the global streaming service is teasing the fans even more, as they release a new teaser trailer:
Aside from the new footage from the anime, the video also previews its theme song. Performed by Avu-chan of QUEEN BEE, the new theme song remixes the original “Devilman no Uta” anime theme song from the 70’s. The video also confirms that the anime will have a simultaneous global premiere. This will happen on 5 October 2018 in all territories which has Netflix.
The project celebrates Go Nagai’s 50 years as a mangaka. The celebrations also include the upcoming Mazinger Z the movie: Infinity film. Here’s how Netflix describe’s the new anime’s story:
The protagonist Akira Fudo learns from his best friend, Ryo Asuka, that an ancient race of demons has returned to take back the world from humans. Ryo tells Akira that the only way to defeat the demons is to incorporate their supernatural powers, and suggests that he unite with a demon himself. Akira succeeds in transforming into Devilman, who possesses both the powers of a demon and the soul of a human. The battle of Devilman and Akira Fudo begins.
Science SARU is producing the animation, while Ping Pong the Animation’s Masaaki Yuasa is directing it.