Netflix revealed back in March 2019 a new anime series with an adaptation of the Levius manga. Originally scheduled for a tentative December 2019 debut, Netflix has now given it a November 28th, 2019 debut where it’ll get a worldwide release. The show has formally gone live and is available on the service here listed as a season one show. The series is available on German, English, Spanish, and French dubs in addition to the original Japanese. It also comes with Japanese closed captions, English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese subtitles.
The series has Hiroyuki Seshita as the chief director with Keisuke Ide directing at Polygon Pictures based on the series composition by Hiroshi Seko. Yuki Moriyama is on board as the character designer.
The cast additions include:
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Levius Cromwell
- Junichi Suwabe as Zachs Cromwell
- Takahiro Sakurai as Bill Weinberg
- Ayane Sakura as Natalia Garnet
- Houchu Ohtsuka as Malcolm Eden
- Daisuke Ono as Hugo Stratas
- Saori Hayami
- Mamoru Miyano as Dr. Crown
The series is based on the manga by Haruhisa Nakata which began in 2013 and went through a publication change along the way where it has eight volumes out between the two distributors; three as Levius and five as Levius/est. Viz Media holds the English language rights to the property.
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Plot Concept: In an age where devices are powered by steam, a technology that fuses bodies to machinery makes cyber-boxing fights immensely popular. A young man named Levius is drawn into these fights through what can only be destiny, but his talents will be what determines his future.