'Super Crooks': 5 things you need to know about Netflix's animated series
Calling all anime and graphic novel fans -- if you're a fan of Mark Millar, the writer behind series such as 'Ultimate Fantastic Four', 'Civil War' and 'Kingsman: The Secret Service', then get ready for an action-packed anime based on his work with artist Leinil Yu. 'Super Crooks' follows Johnny Bolt, who rounds up his crew of super-powered individuals to take on one last heist. But that's easier said than done.
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When does 'Super Crooks' release and where can you watch it
'Super Crooks' premieres on Netflix on November 25, 2021.
Who stars in the 'Super Crooks' series
Kenjirô Tsuda is a Japanese actor, voice actor, narrator, and film director. His recent works include 'Boruto: Naruto Next Generations', 'The Ingenuity of the Househusband', 'Belle', 'To Your Eternity', 'The World Ends with You: The Animation', 'Sengoku Musou 5', 'Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway', 'So I'm a Spider, So What?', 'The Way of the Househusband', 'Horimiya', 'Sushi Sumo' and 'Jujutsu Kaisen'.
The cast also includes Maaya Sakamoto, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Tetsu Inada, Subaru Kimura, Wataru Hatano, Hisao Egawa, Pierre Taki , Kenichiro Ohashi, Eiji Takemoto, Yasuji Kimura and Hiroshi Yanaka
What is 'Super Crooks' all about
As per the Netflix synopsis -- "Luck's never been on their side, but this crew of small-time crooks with super powers recruited by none other than Johnny Bolt are rolling the dice on one last heist. Their target: A ruthless super-powered crime boss.... What can go wrong? Super Crooks is based on the graphic novel of the same name by comic book legend Mark Millar and artist Leinil Yu, directed by Motonobu Hori (Carole & Tuesday) and told in 13x 30-minute episodes produced by renowned Japanese anime studio bones."
Motonobu Hori is an animator and a director. His directorial works include 'Carole & Tuesday', 'Recovery of an MMO Junkie' and 'Paradise Kiss'. He has also worked on projects such as 'Napping Princess', 'Green Lantern: Emerald Knights', 'Doraemon the Movie: The New Records of Nobita's Spaceblazer', 'Batman: Gotham Knight', 'Kemonozume', 'Paradise Kiss' and 'Kaiketsu zorori'. Mark Millar is a legend in his own right, Leinil Yu has illustrated for comic giants such as DC and Marvel, having worked on series such as 'Batman/Danger Girl', 'Superman', 'Avengers', 'Captain America', 'Fantastic Four' and 'Indestructible Hulk'.
You can check out the trailer for 'Super Crooks' here!