27 Feb 2017 1:11 PM +00:00 UTC

Marvel Announces New Avengers Anime & Manga Project

On Monday, Marvel has announced that it's making a new television anime series titled Marvel Future Avengers, and it will air on the BS (broadcast satellite) channel Dlife this summer. According to Animate Times (via Anime News Network), the show follows a group of teenage humans who are being trained by the Avengers. One of the "future Avengers" is a young boy named Makoto, who's being mentored by Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hulk, and The Wasp.

Image: Marvel

Image: Marvel

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I'm not a huge fan of the show's art style but I like the premise of the Avengers mentoring a new generation of superheroes. It would be exciting to see a film based on it. It would probably be like a mash-up between The Avengers and Disney's

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In 2014, Marvel teamed up with Toei Animation for a Japan-specifc animated series, Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers. It hasn't been released in North America

In 2014, Marvel partnered with Toei Animation for another Japan-specific animated series, Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers. The series has yet to be released in North America. You can watch the trailer below:

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