- Press Release
- Sep.10, 2015
Suspense action smash hit Ajin: Demi-Human
TV series broadcast confirmed! Will also be streamed on Netflix!
Polygon Pictures ("PPI," President and CEO: Shuzo Shiota, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan) is proud to announce that the animated feature Ajin: Demi-Human will also be broadcast as a TV series and will be available for streaming worldwide, including Japan, via the world’s largest online streaming brand, Netflix, Inc. (“Netflix,” CEO: Reed Hastings, Head Office: Los Gatos, CA).
Uniquely, Ajin: Demi-Human will be shown as a trilogy of animated features; the first, Ajin: Demi-Human – Compel, is planned to be released in November. Then, after the release of the films, from January 2016 the TV series edition will begin broadcast on MBS, TBS, CBC and other channels in Japan.
In addition to this, it has also been confirmed that Ajin: Demi-Human will be streamed worldwide, including Japan, on Netflix – the world’s largest online streaming brand with over 65 million subscribers in over 50 countries around the world!
In Japan the streaming of these episodes is also planned to begin from January, the same as the TV broadcast.
Be sure to check it out!
About the Ajin: Demi-Human Animated Feature Trilogy
Part 1: Ajin: Demi-Human – Compel To be released November 2015. Distributed by Toho Visual Entertainment
About the Ajin: Demi-Human TV Series
To be broadcast from January 2016 on MBS, TBS, CBC and other channels in Japan.
About Ajin: Demi-Human Streaming on Netflix
Streaming planned to start from January 2016.
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©Gamon Sakurai・Kodansha / AJIN Production Committee
About Ajin: Demi-Human
The action-thriller smash hit currently serialized in Kodansha's monthly good! Afternoon. Acclaimed for its fast-paced narrative and profound story, it has sold more than 3.2 million copies. 6 volumes are currently available in book form.
Story: High-schooler Kei Nagai is mysteriously resurrected after being hit by a truck and killed. Thus he discovers he is the third of a new species of immortal "demi-humans", or “Ajin”, to be discovered so far in the country. The police and Ajin Control Commission launch a massive manhunt to bring in this new specimen. Meanwhile, the second known Ajin has escaped government custody with the help of an accomplice and remains on the run.
These fugitives have also begun planning a campaign of terrorism to exact their revenge on humanity.
Keep your eyes out for Kei Nagai. I repeat...
Main Production Staff
Original Manga: Gamon Sakurai (serialized in Kodansha monthly good! Afternoon)
Supervising Director: Hiroyuki Seshita / Director: Hiroaki Ando / Series Construction: Hiroshi Seko
Production Designer: Naoya Tanaka / Character Designer: Yuki Moriyama / Art Director: Mitsunori Kataama
Matte Painting Supervisor: Hiroshi Takiguchi / Color Designs: Hironori Noji / Episode Directors: Akio Kazumi, Ryo-timo, Keisuke Ide
CG Supervisors: Takeshi Iwata, Yuki Mizoguchi, Susumu Sugai, Masayuki Uemoto
Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami / Music: Yugo Kanno
Animation Production: POLYGON PICTURES / Distribution: Toho Visual Entertainment / Production: AJIN Production Committee
Kei Nagai: Mamoru Miyano / Kaito: Yoshimasa Hosoya / Sato: Hochu Otsuka / Yuu Tosaki: Takahiro Sakurai / Izumi Shimomura: Mikako Komatsu
Koji Tanaka: Daisuke Hirakawa / Eriko Nagai: Aya Suzaki / Ikuya Ogura: Hiroyuki Kinoshita