What You Need to Know:
- Netflix has ordered eight episodes of Gods & Heroes, an original anime series set in the world of Greek Mythology. The series tells the story of a young man who, cast aside by his people, learns that he is the illegitimate son of Zeus. He alone can save both Heaven and Earth but to do so he must survive the vengeful wrath of a goddess who wants him dead and the monstrous forces of evil she aligns against him.
- Jason O’Mara (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Mamie Gummer (True Detective), Derek Phillips (Friday Night Lights), Chris Diamantopoulos (Silicon Valley), Jessica Henwick (Luke Cage), Melina Kanakaredes (The Resident), Claudia Christian (Babylon 5), and Elias Toufexis (The Expanse) will all voice characters in the series.
- The series hails from Charley and Vlas Parlapanides (Immortals, Death Note), who will serve as creators, writers and executive producers. Powerhouse Animation, the studio behind two Netflix series, Castlevania and the upcoming Seis Manos, are leading animation development and creation for Gods & Heroes.
- Gods & Heroes adds to Netflix’s growing slate of original anime titles, which includes Castlevania, Devilman Crybaby, Godzilla: The Planet Eater, Baki, Violet Evergarden, B: The Beginning, Aggretsuko, and The Seven Deadly Sins. Netflix continues to invest in global anime programming, with upcoming titles including Pacific Rim, Altered Carbon, Yasuke, Ghost in the Shell, and Trese currently in development.
Source: Official Press Release
Oooo this looks appealing! I do like the art style which is a blend of Japanese and western design!
Yeah, I may have to bookmark this one and watch it! Greek mythology is awesome!