P.A. Works’s anniversary project is walking the walk and talking the talk of many new nations.
Earlier this week, Pony Can USA announced that, as of December 9, Netflix is streaming the first season of Kuromukuro in dubbed format. The first 13 episodes are available in ten languages as of press time:
- Castilian Spanish
Season 2, which includes episodes 14 – 26, is available in subtitled format. The dubbed versions will hit Netflix on January 13.
Kuromukuro is P.A. Works’ 15th anniversary project. The series will be set in P.A. Works home prefecture of Toyama, with several prominent landmarks like the Tate Mountain Range making appearances through the show. For example, the robot research facility is located near Toyama’s Kurobe Dam. Snow Grouse is credited with the original concept.
Tensai Okamura (Blue Exorcist, Darker Than Black) directed the project, while Yuriko Ishii (A Lull In The Sea) filled the dual roles of character designer and chief animation director. Ryou Higaki (Moribito – Guardian of the Spirit) was in charge of series composition, while Tomoaki Okada (Darker Than Black, Star Driver) provided mechanical designs.
Netflix describes Kuromukuro as:
When mecha attack a research center, its students, pilots, and researchers must fight back with the help of mysterious artifacts and a young samurai.
Pony Can USA plans to release the title in the United States, though specifics have yet to be revealed.
Source: Twitter (PONYCANUSA)