On September 8, 2022, Netflix Anime released a trailer for BASTARD!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy’s second cour, which is set to premiere on September 15, 2022! The trailer confirms what all BASTARD!! fans were dying to know — Dark Schneider is indeed resurrected. Dark Schneider cockily states, “The extremely handsome protagonist is immortal!” You can … Read more
The BASTARD!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy Part 2 release date on Netflix has been confirmed for September 15, 2022, which is near the end of the Summer 2022 anime season. On September 8, 2022, the Netflix Anime YouTube channel released a trailer PV for the BASTARD!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy Part 2. Take a look: … Read more
On September 6, 2022, the official Twitter account for the ONA (original net animation) adaptation of Kazushi Hagiwara’s Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy (BASTARD!! Ankoku no Hakaishin, lit. “Bastard!! The Dark God of Destruction”) manga announced that the second part, including Episodes 14-24 is coming soon, and a trailer hinting at Dark Schneider’s fate will … Read more
The release date for Netflix’s Bastard!! remake is quickly approaching, and a new trailer teases the heavy metal-inspired, dark fantasy universe. The first full teaser for Netflix’s upcoming BASTARD!! anime reboot series features protagonist Dark Scheider and the wizard’s nasty, narcissistic personality. Anime saw several brutal entries in the medium in the 1980s and 1990s, … Read more
Three decades after the six-episode OVA series inspired by BASTARD‼ -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- (1992-1993) aired, the manga classic comes back to life in an ONA adaptation by Liden Films. Directed by Takaharu Ozaki, with character design by Sayaka Ono, music by Team-MAX’s Yasuharu Takanashi, and script by Yōsuke Kuroda, the ONA is set to premiere on Netflix on June 30, 2022.
The dreaded abbreviation “TBD” is well-known to all manga fans and, sadly, sometimes even the best manga go on hiatus. The doom and gloom is difficult to describe to the oblivious non-manga fans, especially when you’ve been eagerly anticipating each next volume for many years, only to discover down the road that your favorite title … Read more
Back in February, Netflix revealed the teaser trailer of the new Bastard!! anime due to launch in 2022. This dark fantasy series, renowned for its titular horndog wizard, Dark Schneider, will be a split-cour series. Now, you may be asking: what’s a “cour”? Well, a “cour” is a three-month block of TV broadcasting based on … Read more
The Bastard!! manga series is a dark fantasy epic heavily influenced by heavy metal motifs. It also features several of the most memorable and over-the-top characters committed to a manga, which is no bad thing. If you’re new to the Bastard!! manga, 19 volumes of the English version were published by Viz Media between July … Read more