Lara Croft’s next big adventure is officially underway in a new upcoming Netflix trailer Tomb Raider cartoon. It’s been almost two years since Netflix and Square Enix announced their partnership to create an anime adaptation of the popular Tomb Raider series. Little has been said about what this will entail beyond connecting the timelines between the Tomb Raider reboot and the original games. Now a new trailer is out and it promises Lara’s biggest adventure yet.
As part of Netflix’s massive Drop 01 event, the official trailer for the upcoming Lara Croft anime was posted on the streamer’s official anime YouTube channel to give fans a glimpse of what’s to come. take place. Arrows fly across the screen as Lara discovers supernatural forces. It’s everything fans of the popular video game series could wish for. It all culminates with the reveal of the series’ official title, Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft. Check out the trailer here!
What does the title of The Legend of Lara Croft mean for the franchise
With the official title announced for the upcoming anime, it seems clear where this franchise is going. The three reboot games from Square Enix have put Lara through a lot as she gradually develops into the hero fans know from the original games. However, it leaves the story open as Lara returns to Croft Manor to establish it as a base to protect the world’s mysteries. The anime will continue the unfinished story by following Lara’s first adventures as fans of the character who have known her since her early days seek to determine how she achieved her appearance. fan favorite in the original game. This could include the moment she acquires two hand pistols and turns them into her signature weapons for the first time, marking her passing of the torch from the reboot to the games classic.
Loose ends from the reboot may eventually be tied up
One of the most notable moments in the official trailer is the brief moment where Lara looks at a photo of her friends from the first part of the Tomb Raider reboot. While Jonah continued to appear in both Rise and Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Sam and Reyes disappeared and were never seen again after their adventures with Lara on Yamatai. This anime sequel could finally wrap up what happened to them and close the book on their story by having Lara reconnect with them. If they don’t appear, Lara can finally explain what happened to them and why they are no longer part of her adventure. It’s a mystery that continues to be speculated on by fans to this day, so being able to get an answer in The Legend of Lara Croft could finally bring a sense of closure to the character’s take on the character. this object.
As of now, no release date has been announced for The Legend of Lara Croft. The trailer just ends with the words “Coming Soon” before the end. However, based on the quality of the animation shown, it’s safe to assume it will launch sometime in early to mid 2024. The Return of Lara Croft and Tomb Raider universe has been long-awaited by fans since its announcement, and based on this trailer, it looks like it’s going to be one of Lara’s best adventures yet.
Source: Netflix Cartoons