Pacific Rim: The Black is an upcoming American anime-style streaming television series, based on the first two live-action Pacific Rim films.
Produced by Legendary Television, with animation services by Polygon Pictures, it is scheduled for a March 4, 2021 release on Netflix.
Below is the first official trailer of Pacific Rim: The Black:
In November 2018, Netflix announced that an anime series adaptation based on the Pacific Rim films was in the works. It was originally set for a 2020 release.
During their virtual “Anime Festival” live stream event in October 2020, its title Pacific Rim: The Black and a 2021 release window was revealed. A second season was also greenlit.
Greg Johnson and Marvel Comics writer Craig Kyle will serve as showrunners.
There was a time when Kaiju rose from the Pacific Rim only to encounter gigantic robots, Jaegers, built to fight them back. That time has passed. Now, Australia has been overrun by Kaiju, forcing the evacuation of an entire continent.
Left behind, teenage siblings Taylor and Hayley embark on a desperate search for their missing parents, teaching themselves to pilot a battered, long-abandoned Jaeger to help in their quest and give them even the slightest hope of surviving.