Ajin Release Date Listed on Netflix

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The official release date for Ajin: Demi-Human has been revealed through a listing on streaming site Netflix. According to the listing, the anime series will be available for streaming starting on April 12, 2016. Netflix is the sole site where the series will be available for streaming in Japan and English territories.

The series is an adaptation of a sci-fi action horror manga, written by Gamon Sakurai and published by Kodansha and Vertical in English. The anime adaptation is being produced by Polygon Pictures, directed by Hiroyuki Seshita, and includes a 13-episode anime TV series and a trilogy of movies, both adapting the same story.

The Netflix listing includes a description:

A teenager discovers that he is an Ajin and flees before the authorities experiment on him. Other Ajin plan to fight back and he must choose a side.

The first movie, titled Ajin Part 1: Shoudou (“Impulse”), received a limited theatrical run in Japan starting on November 27, 2015. The other two, titled Shoutotsu (“Collision”) and Shougeki (“Impact”), will release the same way on May 6 and September 23, 2016, respectively. The official site for the series can be found here.


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