Anime Film Blame! Heading to Netflix


BEVERLY HILLS: Netflix has picked up the exclusive global rights for the original anime film Blame!, based on the popular manga by Tsutomu Nihei.

Produced by Polygon Pictures, Blame! is set in the distant future where what’s left of the human race resides within the Megastructure, a vast and dangerous labyrinth that has grown wild and out of control. Thrown into this world is the mysterious Killy, a strange individual who is on a quest to bring civilization back from the brink of oblivion.

“We’re incredibly delighted to work with Polygon Pictures in bringing the latest Netflix original anime, Blame!, to fans worldwide,” said David Lee, the VP of international originals at Netflix. “We look forward to bringing the best of original anime to our members and continuing to work with the top creators in the industry.”

“We are super excited to be able to deliver the long-awaited anime adaptation of Blame! as a Netflix original anime,” said Shuzo John Shiota, the president and CEO of Polygon Pictures. “I’ve seen some initial footage and it is truly groundbreaking, especially in HDR format. I can’t wait for fans around the world to experience this!”