'RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness': Air time, how to watch, cast and all about anime series
From the video games to the moves, if you're a fan of the 'Resident Evil' franchise, here's something new that you might want to add to your watch list -- 'RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness'. The new series sees the return of Leon S Kennedy and Claire Redfield, as the two team up to uncover a dark conspiracy theory that could wreak havoc across the world.
'RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness' premieres on July 8, 2021, on Netflix.
How to watch
You can watch 'RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness' on Netflix.
'RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness' takes place between the events of 'Resident Evil 4' and 'Resident Evil 5'. Leon S Kennedy is set on a mission to investigate a hacking incident that has taken place in the White House. Following a zombie attack, Claire Redfield, who works with the human rights organization TerraSave uncovers a horrific experiment that has connections to this incident. Together, Leon and Claire join forces to stop an incoming threat.
The official synopsis reads, 'Known as the gold standard of survival horror games with over 100 million units from the game series shipped worldwide, "Resident Evil" has now been transformed into a Netflix original CG anime series. This series is scheduled for a global launch in 2021 exclusively on Netflix. Three years after 2017's CG film "Resident Evil: Vendetta," technology has further evolved, creating the groundwork for a new series in unprecedented full 3DCG animation.
Since the first game was released in 1996 on Sony PlayStation, the Resident Evil series is nearing its 25th anniversary. With the series continuing to evolve even now, a new title carves itself into the series' history. This series is entitled 'RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness.'
This will be a horror-action series based around the stories of the two popular characters, Leon S Kennedy and Claire Redfield. By adding suspense into dynamic action scenes, this series will reveal a Resident Evil world unlike anything seen before.'
Toshiyuki Morikawa voices the character of Leon S Kennedy in the Japanese version. Morikawa is a Japanese voice actor, narrator and singer. Some of his works include 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba', 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable', 'Kindaichi Case Files', 'Final Fantasy' series and 'Kingdom Hearts'. Nick Apostolides voices the same character in the English dub.
Yūko Kaida voices the character of Claire Redfield in the Japanese version. Kaida is a Japanese actress and voice actress, known for her works such as 'Ikki Tousen', 'Potemayo', 'Strawberry Panic!', 'Maria-sama ga Miteru' and 'Sengoku Basara.' Stephanie Panisello voices the same character in the English dub.
Fumihiko Tachiki voices the character of Jason in the Japanese version. Tachiki is a Japanese voice actor and a narrator, whose works include 'Barakamon', 'Big Order', 'Cardfight!! Vanguard G: Stride Gate', 'Mob Psycho 100', 'The Idolm@ster SideM' and 'Golden Kamuy'.
Ray Chase voices the same character in the English dub.
Megumi Han voices the character of Shen May in the Japanese version. Han is a voice actress, whose works include 'Chihayafuru 3', 'Ghost in the Shell: SAC 2045', 'BNA: Brand New Animal', 'Beyblade Burst Superking', and 'Fruits Basket'.
Jona Xiao voices the same character in the English dub.
Kenji Nojima voices the character of Patrick in the Japanese version. Nojima is a voice actor and a singer, whose works include 'Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary', 'Psycho-Pass: The Movie', 'Doukyusei: Classmates', 'Ghost in the Shell: The Movie', 'High Speed! Free! Starting Days' and 'Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal'.
Billy Kametz voices the same character in the English dub.
Aruno Tahara voices the character of Wilson in the Japanese version. Tahara is a Japanese voice actor, known for his works such as 'Yu Yu Hakusho', 'Mahōjin Guru Guru', 'Hikaru no Go', 'One Piece' and Death Note' Brad Venable voices the same character in the English dub.
Kazuhiko Inoue voices Graham in the Japanese version. Inoue is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator whose works 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure', 'Naruto' and 'Fairy Tail'.
Joe J. Thomas voices the same character in the English dub.
Mitsuru Ogata voices the character of Ryan in the Japanese version. Ogata is a Japanese voice actor whose works include 'Crash B-Daman', 'D.Gray-man', 'Death Note', 'The Story of Saiunkoku' and 'Utawarerumono'. Doug Stone voices the character in the English dub.
A film director, Eiichirō Hasumi's works include 'Umizaru', 'Wild 7', 'Brave Hearts: Umizaru', 'Assassination Classroom', 'Mozu', 'Assassination Classroom: Graduation', 'Over Drive' and 'The Sun Stands Still'.
The series has been produced and supervised by Hiroyuki Kobayashi of Capcom, who has worked on multiple titles in the franchise. TMS Entertainment is behind the production and Quebico, led by Kei Miyamoto, the producer of Resident Evil: Vendetta, is the team behind the 3DCG animation production.
As per the caption shared with the trailer, 'The landmark survival horror video game series Resident Evil has shipped over 110 million copies worldwide. Popular characters Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield appear in this CG serialized drama, the first in series history! Don't miss this new epic entertainment on a scale more spectacular than ever before!'
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