Pokemon Go Dev's Ingress to Become a Netflix Anime

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Coming in October.

Ingress, the first augmented reality game from Pokemon Go developer Niantic, is getting a Netflix anime series.

Niantic founder John Hanke told Variety that Ingress: The Animation will premiere this October and coincide with the launch of the game’s sequel, Ingress Prime. Craftar is the animation studio behind the show, with Yuhei Sakuragi directing and Neon Genesis Evangelion’s Takeshi Honda handling character design.


Ingress: The Animation will release this October on Netflix. (Courtesy of Fuji TV)

Fuji TV revealed the above key art, showcasing Ingress: The Animation’s three main characters (from left to right) Makoto, Sarah and Jack.

Netflix has a short synopsis up for the show:

After scientists discover a mysterious substance that can influence human minds, two factions wage an all-out battle to control its awesome power. 

If you’re curious about Niantic’s original AR game, be sure to read how Ingress directly led to Pokemon Go.

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Evan Campbell is a freelance writer who scripts the Daily Fix and chats about games and movies on Twitter.

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