Through a press release, Netflix revealed a new video and promotional image for the animated adaptation of the manga Pluto. The logo on the image dictates “Someone, stop this hate.” The series will premiere next October 26th and will have 8 60-minute chapters.
Pluto is a manga written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa and is based on AstroBoy of Ozamu Tezukaspecifically in the story arc “The Greatest Robot on Earth”, and named after its main villain.
Urasawa reinterprets it as a suspense story starring Gesicht, a Europol robot detective who tries to solve a series of murders of both robots and humans that are related to each other. There are numerous references to Tezuka’s other works and characters.
The first publication of Pluto took place in 2003 through the magazine Big Comic Original, the work ended in 2009 with a total of 8 compiled volumes published.
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Famous for his military service in the 39th Asian War, the legendary Swiss robot Montblanc is violently murdered. Humans and robots around the world mourn the beloved celebrity.
Montblanc’s popularity only grew in the years after the war, thanks to his dedication to nature conservation and his loving personality.
Europol robotic detective Gesicht, once a fellow war veteran, is sent to investigate the tragic disappearance of Montblanc.
In his search, Gesicht discovers evidence of a mysterious entity known only as “Pluto.” He also learns of a conspiracy plot to dismantle the eight specialized robots from around the world that participated in the war.
In a race against time to save those who remain, Gesicht struggles with his memory, his morality, and a world filled with hate, desperately trying to defend the fragile coexistence of man and machine.
Fountain: Anime News Network.