Over the years, the popular multiplayer online battle arena Dota 2 by Valve has been making histories in so many ways. From having millions of players throughout the world to tournaments that offer millions of dollars of cash prize pool, the game now even has its own anime.
Called Dota: Dragon’s Blood, the new series will be making its way to Netflix in Malaysia on 25 March 2021. Here is the synopsis of the series, as provided by the streaming service:
“The sweeping fantasy series tells the story of Davion, a renowned Dragon Knight devoted to wiping the scourge from the face of the world. Following encounters with a powerful, ancient eldwurm as well as the noble Princess Mirana on a secret mission of her own, Davion becomes embroiled in events much larger than he could have ever imagined.”
The new series is under the responsibility of Ashley Edward Miller as its showrunner and has previously co-written the screenplay for Thor as well as X-Men: First Class. In terms of the animation, it is being done by the well-known South Korean outfit, Studio Mir which is well-known for its work on The Legend of Korra and Voltron: Legendary Defender.
In fact, Ryu Ki Hyun who actually worked on both series will be involved in Dota: Dragon’s Blood too as its Co-Executive Producer. Netflix stated that the series will have eight episodes in total, so do look out for them on the service this coming March.