“Arcane” is an upcoming sci-fi adventurous animated television series inspired by the popular franchise “League of Legends” by Riot Games, the series is directed by Ash Brannon. The series is like the game and so it is aimed at audiences of above 14 age groups. The animation service is being provided by Fortiche Productions.
So, here’s everything we know so far regarding the upcoming anime series and we are sure all the anime lovers are waiting ardently for the latest updates, read out the full article to catch out on everything about the series.
Arcane Release Date
The announcement for the anime adaptation of the series was made in October 2019 during the 10th Anniversary celebrations of “League of Legends”. Earlier the series was supposed to be released by 2020 but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we know everything is delayed and so is this. Now as per the latest reports it is announced that the series will premiere by fall/Autumn 2021 on Netflix. Though there isn’t any confirmation regarding the date we will keep you updated. Here’s the official announcement, click on the link below.
As per reports, the following characters will be seen in the upcoming anime series.
- Vi voiced by Hailee Steinfeld
- Jinx voiced by Ella Purnell
- Jayce voiced by Kevin Alejandro
- Silco voiced by Jason Spisak
- Caitlyn voiced by Katie Leung
- Mel voiced by Toks Olagundoye
- Vander voiced by JB Blanc
- Viktor voiced by Harry Lloyd
We may see some additional characters in supporting roles, let’s wait till the series release for the same.
As we all know League of Legends debuted in 2009, the famous MOBA video game was played by lots of people over the world, From the very beginning, League of Legends has delivered different types of tie-in content such as short stories, music videos, comics and has been the motivation for many popular cosplayers.
Netflix provided a small part of the plot as “Set in the utopian region of Piltover and the oppressed underground of Zaun, the story follows the origins of two iconic League champions-and the power that will tear them apart.”
In an interview, Brandon Ryze Beck also explained the synopsis of Arcane: “Originally, League started with a bunch of characters and we threw them together really quickly. Over time, players became attached to the characters and we wanted to build more of a universe around them”
Now let us share some more glimpses since the series is inspired by the game itself so accordingly Arcane may depict the source of Jinx and her sister Vi. The series is expected to get into the childhood of sisters in Piltover and Zaun and will discover both the cities. Piltover is the top side of Utopia whereas Zaun is the mean streets and is Runeterra’s dystopian underbelly. Currently, as per the series, LoL lore, Jinx, and Vi are not even friends. The sisters hurt each other by saying disparaging and hurtful comments and Jinx also insults her sibling every time she meets them. As per the series, Vi is a Piltover sheriff and Jinx is an infamous Zaun Terrorist. The anime series is going to discover the journey of both sisters on how two of them got into their modern-day relationship.
League of Legends hasn’t released an official trailer but they have released a glimpse about the series, click on the link below to watch the video.
We all are very excited for the upcoming anime series and since the game was loved by all the players, we hope the series will do justice and impress the viewers. We will keep you updated with all the latest information for “Arcane”.