It has only been a few days since Netflix’s announcement of the anime series they are making based on DOTA 2. The series, namely, “DOTA: Dragon’s Blood,” will be based on the game DOTA 2. Just about a week ago, Netflix released a video announcing the date of release for the series on their official YouTube Channel. Ever since everyone has been excited and building up their expectations for the anime series. Fans of the game and anime, in general, are hyped up as they consider it to be one of the most anticipated anime series. So, let us dive deep into the article ahead to find out more about the show and the game that it is based upon.
— ross james (@jrdupd) February 21, 2021
.@Netflix and Valve have FINALLY announced the animated series I've been working on, in a small capacity, since mid-2019…DOTA: DRAGON'S BLOOD. A MASSIVE congratulations to Series Creator and Showrunner @ashmasterzero. Many thanks for throwing me a lotus. https://t.co/vtWiujhDMH
— Robert Meyer Burnett (@BurnettRM) February 17, 2021
Everything you need to know about DOTA: Dragon’s Blood
Just a week ago i.e. on 17th February Netflix announced that they would be releasing an anime series called “DOTA: Dragon’s Blood” adapted from the game “DOTA 2”. The game was released in 2013, and it has been a long time, but the fans have been waiting for a movie/series based on the game ever since. Consequently, everyone was happy to finally get a full-fledged TV Series on their favorite game. Netflix Animation and Valve will be collaborating for the project, whereas Studio Mir will be providing the animation. Recently, a teaser trailer was also released for the series. Earlier, the date announcement video only consisted of some footage from the show. However, now that the teaser is out, you can get a glimpse of all the characters along with their voices, abilities, etc. So, it is going to be really interesting. You can watch the teaser below.
Voice Cast for the series
There are many famous and experienced actors who have voiced the characters in the series. Below is the name of each and every artist with the character that they have voiced:
Josh Keaton as Bram:
Josh Keaton is an American musician and voice actor. He has previously worked in some really famous movies and series. He has voiced the characters of adolescent Hercules in “Hercules”, Jack Darby in “Transformers: Prime”. Apart from this, he has also been dubbed for many characters in the animated series of “The Spectacular Spiderman” and “Marvel’s Spiderman”.
Yuri Lowenthal as Davion:
Yuri Lowenthal is another American voice actor who is also a producer and screenwriter. He has done some really great work in anime, video games, and cartoons in the past. He has voiced the characters of Sasuke Uchiha in “Naruto”, Ben Tennyson in “Ben 10”, and the Prince in Ubisoft’s “Prince of Persia”.
Lara Pulver as Princess Mirana:
Lara Pulver is an English actress who you might recognize from her works in “Sherlock” (Irene Adler) and “Spooks” (Erin Watts).
Troy Baker as Invoker:
Troy Baker is also an American musician and voice actor. He has done a great deal of work as a dubbing artist. He has given voice to the characters of Joker in “Batman: Arkham Origins”, Joel in “The Last of Us”, and Pagan Min in “Far Cry 4”.
Alix Wilton Regan as Selemene:
Alix Wilton is an English activist, writer, director, and actress. She has voiced the characters of Aya in “Assassin’s Creed Origins” and Alt Cunningham in “Cyberpunk 2077”.
Freya Tingley as Fymryn:
Freya Tingley is an Australia born actress who has worked in several American series and movies. She is known for her movies such as “Jersey Boys” and “Spinning Man”.
Tony Todd as Slyrak the Ember Eldwurm:
Tony Todd is an American film producer, actor, and voice actor. He is widely renowned for his work as an artist and a voice artist. He is popularly known for his character of Kurn in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”.
Kari Wahlgren as Luna:
Kari Wahlgren is an American voice actress who has provided her voice for many anime series, movies, and video games. She is best known for her work in “Rick and Morty”, “Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness”, and “Phineas and Ferb”.
Anson Mount as Kaden:
Anson Mount is an American actor who has worked in various dramas and movies. He is quite popular for voicing the characters of Black Bolt in “Marvel’s Inhumans” and Captain Christopher Pike in “Star Trek: Discovery”.
When is the anime series going to release?
The official date of release for the series is already out, and people are excited a lot to watch it. Netflix has given 25th March as the official release date for the series. You will be able to stream it on Netflix itself, provided you’re a member of the streaming platform. The game was a blockbuster hit, and the producers will be hoping that the series will do just as well. Consequently, there are lots of expectations from the series. Moreover, being an anime, Otakus all around the world are pretty exhilarated regarding it. So, let us know in the comments section how thrilled you are for the movie and whether you’ll be binging it or not.