At the recent Netflix Anime Festival 2020, the streaming platform gave fans a first look at its upcoming Pacific Rim anime. Based on the movie franchise, which was kick-started by the original film by Guillermo del Toro in, the new anime is titled Pacific Rim: The Black.
No details have been given regarding the timeline of the new story or if it’s related to both Pacific Rim and the 2018 sequel, Pacific Rim: Uprising. However through the official synopsis it either takes place well after the events of both films or perhaps even in an alternate universe.
Here’s the Pacific Rim: The Black synopsis:
There was a time when Kaiju rose from the Pacific Rim only to encounter gigantic robots, Jaegers, built to fight them back. That time has passed. Now, Australia has been overrun by Kaiju, forcing the evacuation of an entire continent.
Left behind, teenage siblings Taylor and Hayley embark on a desperate search for their missing parents, teaching themselves to pilot a battered, long-abandoned Jaeger to help in their quest and give them even the slightest hope of surviving.
Pacific Rim: The Black is one of the many anime projects Netflix has lined-up for its subscribers. Look out for this one in 2021.