Cowboy Bebop director Shinichiro Watanabe is returning with a brand new anime for Grownup Swim, and now followers have gotten the primary have a look at Grownup Swim’s mysterious new mission with the trailer for Lazarus! It was introduced earlier this weekend that Shinichiro Watanabe, the director behind anime classics equivalent to Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Carole & Tuesday and extra, was engaged on an unique new anime for Grownup Swim. Teased below the mysterious title of Lazarus, it wasn’t till Toonami took the stage through the Grownup Swim Pageant On the Green this 12 months that followers really received the primary have a look at what to anticipate subsequent.

Taking the stage through the Grownup Swim Pageant On the Green Toonami panel over the San Diego Comedian-Con 2023 weekend, Shinichiro Watanabe revealed the primary trailer for the brand new Lazarus anime. With Studio MAPPA producing the animation, John Wick director Chad Stahelski designing motion sequences, and Sola Leisure producing for a launch on Toonami now within the works for an aimed launch subsequent 12 months (ought to Watanabe and the group be capable to end the anime by that point, however it’s not set in stone but), you possibly can try the primary trailer for Lazarus beneath:

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As for what to anticipate from Lazarus, Grownup Swim begins to tease it as such, “The 12 months is 2052 – an period of unprecedented peace and prosperity prevails throughout the globe. The rationale for this: mankind has been free of illness and ache. Nobel Prize successful neuroscientist Dr. Skinner has developed a miracle cure-all drug with no obvious drawbacks referred to as Hapuna. Hapuna quickly turns into ubiquitous… and important. Nonetheless, quickly after Hapuna is formally launched, Dr. Skinner vanishes. Three years later, the world has moved on. However Dr. Skinner has returned – this time, as a harbinger of doom.

The synopsis continues with, “Skinner pronounces that Hapuna has a brief half-life. Everybody who has taken it is going to die roughly three years later. Loss of life is coming for this sinful world – and coming quickly. As a response to this menace, a particular activity pressure of 5 brokers is gathered from the world over to save lots of humanity from Skinner’s plan. This group is named ‘Lazarus.’ Can they discover Skinner and develop a vaccine earlier than time runs out?”

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