With the success of the Witcher live-action series, the streaming giant “Netflix” has planned the latest anime motion picture from Studio Mir, a Korean animation house. They have not revealed too much information regarding the show yet. However, the anime will face a new dominating threat facing the world, as stated in a press release. It also says that the new series will make a more prominent world of its live-action show, i.e., The Witcher: Nightmare of the wolf. It is not clear that if Netflix and Studio Mir will work with each other canonically.
The rumors are true, a new Witcher story is in the works! The anime film, The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf, will take us back to a new threat facing the Continent. Brought to you by the Witcher team @LHissrich and @BeauDeMayo, and Studio Mir the studio behind Legend of Korra.
— NX (@NXOnNetflix) January 22, 2020
Also, the casts have not been announced yet. For more than a year, Showrunner Lauren Hissrich has kept such film a secret, as stated on Twitter. With this, it indicates the duration of The Witcher project’s development. The working team on The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf involves the producers Beau DeMayo and Hissrich. Besides that, Studio Mir is finest known for its well-liked and admired animated series such as Voltron: Legendary Defender on Netflix and The Legend of Korra.
The Witcher: Netflix’s Biggest TV Show Premiere
On Jan 22, 2020, Netflix announced that in the first month of release, more than 76 million households enjoyed The Witcher according to its Q4 2019 earnings report. For Netflix, it has made the series one of the engaging first seasons on television.
Netflix stated, “The Witcher” was 2019 second most popular after “Stranger Things.” The series is currently the most demanded TV series across the globe, surpassing Disney Plus Star War show, “The Mandalorian.” They itself compared Witcher series to The Mandalorian through Google search trends information. Also, Netflix gave a chart that stated that The Witcher was in-demand higher after its launch than the other.
Despite the release of Apple TV Plus and the debut of Disney Plus, the members grew globally on a yearly basis in the US consistently in Q4. Conversely, Netflix still failed to notice the growth of subscribers in the US during the Disney Plus launch, adding 43000 paid members during Q4. It has also exceeded the expectation globally, though, by having over 8.33 million members outside of the United States.
The Witcher: Cast
- Henry Cavill: Geralt of Rivia
- Freya Allan: Ciri
- MyAnna Buring: Tissaia
- Joey Batey: Dandelion
- Emmna Appleton: Renfri
The Witcher: Season One Episode List
The list of Season 1 Episodes are as follows:
- Episode 1: The Ent’s Beginning
- Episode 2: Four Marks
- Episode 3: Betrayer Moon
- Episode 4: Of Banquets, Bastards and Burials
- Episode 5: Bottled Appetites
- Episode 6: Rare Species
- Episode 7: Before a Fall
- Episode 8: Much More
So What’s the Last Saying
Hopefully, the Witcher anime will live up to the standard already set by the franchise as a whole. As the project progresses, the expectation regarding it will bottle up as well. It’s only a matter of time before the fans anticipation skyrockets. Whatever the show will bring, it would definitely be a fun watch.
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