Scott Pilgrim fans have every reason to be excited this year, as one of their favorite comic book universes is about to take an exciting turn on the screen. Netflix is gearing up for the release of an anime based on the beloved Scott Pilgrim graphic novels, and the best part is that it will feature the original cast that captivated viewers in the cinematic adaptation. With a confirmed release date and a visual teaser in the form of a trailer, the wait is about to come to an end.
The background for this exciting project comes from the imaginative pages created by Bryan Lee O’Malley in his Scott Pilgrim graphic novels. The original plot previously inspired the live-action movie Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, which left a lasting impression on fans worldwide.
One of the most thrilling announcements is that the original cast from the movie has reunited to lend their voices to the anime. Michael Cera (Scott Pilgrim), Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Ramona Flowers), Chris Evans (Lucas Lee), Anna Kendrick (Stacey Pilgrim), Satya Bhabha (Matthew Patel), Brie Larson (Envy Adams), and Kieran Culkin (Wallace Wells), among others, will reprise their iconic roles in this new animated series. This confirmation excites followers, as it guarantees that the essence and charisma of the characters will remain intact in their animated form.
The creativity behind this project is astounding. Bryan Lee O’Malley, the same creator of the graphic novels that started it all, will oversee the production and script for the anime. The collaboration with BenDavid Grabinski promises to bring a fresh perspective to the screen while keeping the essence that fans have loved for years. Additionally, the renowned director and writer of the film, Edgar Wright, will serve as an executive producer, ensuring consistent continuity with the tone and aesthetics that captivated the original audience.
The animation itself will be in the hands of Science SARU, a prominent animation studio that will undoubtedly bring their expertise and creativity to create a visually stunning world for Scott Pilgrim’s characters and story.
An additional treat in this already delicious cake is the musical collaboration of Anamanaguchi, the group that composed the iconic video game music. Now, this talented group will join forces with Joseph Trapanese, known for his work on soundtracks, to create original songs that will undoubtedly elevate the anime experience.
With all these promising elements converging, Scott Pilgrim fans are about to embark on an exciting journey of nostalgia and exploration. The Netflix release date is fast approaching, and the anticipation to see Scott Pilgrim and his quirky world come to life in anime form is at its peak.
Prepare your snacks and adjust your expectations because this is the year when Scott Pilgrim returns to conquer the screen once again, this time in a completely new and exciting form.