Villains Harley Quinn and Joker will appear in the new anime titled Isekai suicide squad. Warner Bros. is just the latest Western company to partner with an animation studio, as Mappa and Adult Swim are teaming up to make a sci-fi series. Anime is continuing to grow in popularity overseas: from games and live-action series to crossover films, the medium has truly gone global.
Joker and Harley Quinn are some of the most famous characters in the superhero world, so they are great choices to star in the series. Furthermore, the assassin group Suicide Squad will appear. Given its isekai genre premise and the nature of its characters, the series has a lot of hype surrounding it.
Isekai Suicide Squad Latest news
Crunchyroll News announced at Anime Expo 2023 that a new anime called Suicide Squad Isekai will be shown everywhere in the very near future. This massive project involves various talented individuals who have worked on Isekai anime before, including the anime director, Eri Osada (The World’s Greatest Assassin Reincarnated in as a noble) and co-writer Tappei Nagatsuki (Re:ZERO – Getting Life in Another World). The story is expected to feature Harley Quinn and the Joker being sent to a strange new world with the Suicide Squad on their tail.
Suicide Squad Isekai release date
A release date or release window is currently unknown, but the film can be expected to air in 2024. Wit Studio is handling the anime and there aren’t many projects currently in the works so they can devote time and resources to the series.
Staff and cast of Suicide Squad Isekai
Wit Studio is responsible for bringing the anime to life. They were the producers of Attack On Titan and Vinland Saga before handing it over to Mappa and are currently producing the hit animated series Spy x Family. Eri Osada was chosen to direct the season. An industry veteran, she also worked on Jujutsu Kaisen and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. Tappei Nagatsuki and Eiji Umehara (Vivy: Flourite Eye’s Song) are in charge of the script. The character designs are the work of Akira Amano, the manga artist famous for Katekyo Hitman REBORN! and Psycho-Pass’s character designs. The cast is yet to be confirmed.
Trailer of Isekai Suicide Squad
The teaser trailer was released on July 3, 2023, along with the announcement at Anime Expo 2023. The stunning visuals and fast-paced action in the trailer are hallmarks of Wit Studio. Harley is swinging her iconic cane to catch grenades, dragons are soaring through the sky, and Joker speeds through the streets while playing the piano. It’s the kind of chaos and mayhem that fans would expect if these two characters were suddenly dropped into the anime world.
Story and characters of Suicide Squad Isekai
Joker and Harley Quinn will be the main characters of the movie. As the title states, the Suicide Squad will also feature on the show, sent by the ruthless Amanda Waller to bring back the dangerous couple. Characters such as Peacemaker, Deadshot, King Shark and Captain Boomerang are also expected to appear.
Where to watch Suicide Squad Isekai
It’s not yet known which platforms Suicide Squad Isekai will launch on. With Warner Bros and DC involved, it’s possible it could be available on the DC Universe platform or on HBO Max (like Batman: Ninja), but all options are on the table.
For now, these are the only information released, but be sure to check back here for all the latest news on Isekai suicide squad.