Netflix’s RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness CG Anime Coming July 2021

Netflix revealed a new character trailer for the RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness CG anime to be released in July 2021. Eiichiro Hasumi was revealed as the director— he previously worked on Japanese live-action films including Umizaru and The Sun Does Not Move. Yugo Kanno was also revealed as the music composer. His notable past works include JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, and The Millionaire Detective Balance: Unlimited

TMS Entertainment (Dr. STONE, Rent-a-Girlfriend) is in charge of the anime production while Quebico is in charge of the full 3DCG animation production. Capcom is credited with supervision and production. 

The current cast includes Nick Apostolides as Leon S. Kennedy and Stephanie Panisello as Claire Redfield. 

Netflix describes the show as: 

In 2006, there were traces of improper access to secret Presidential files found in the White House’s computer network. American federal agent Leon S. Kennedy is among the group invited to the White House to investigate this incident, but when the lights suddenly go out, Leon and the SWAT team are forced to take down a horde of mysterious zombies. Meanwhile, TerraSave staff member Claire Redfield encounters a mysterious image drawn by a young boy in a country she visited, while providing support to refugees. Haunted by this drawing, which appears to be of a victim of viral infection, Claire starts her own investigation. The next morning, Claire visits the White House to request the construction of a welfare facility. There, she has a chance reunion with Leon and uses the opportunity to show him the boy’s drawing. Leon seems to realize some sort of connection between the zombie outbreak at the White House and the strange drawing, but he tells Claire that there is no relation and leaves. In time, these two zombie outbreaks in distant countries lead to events that shake the nation to its very core.

Source: press release

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