Netflix's Anime Scott Pilgrim Takes Off Puts a New Spin on the Franchise

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off premieres November 17.

Scott Pilgrim Takes Off premieres November 17.

You’ve read the comics. You’ve seen the movie. Will you still be able to get something out of the new Netflix anime, Scott Pilgrim Takes Off? The answer, according to the show’s creators, is a resounding yes. “If you think you know what you’re going to see, you don’t,” show co-creator BenDavid Grabinski told the Los Angeles Times in a new interview.

Here’s what we do know. We know the show, which debuts on Netflix on November 17, features Scott Pilgrim, Ramona Flowers, and all the characters from the graphic novels Bryan Lee O’Malley released beginning in 2004. It’s animated by Science Saru, the team behind Devilman Crybaby. We also know the characters’ voices are provided by the same actors who portrayed them in the 2010 movie, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Beyond that, Grabinski and O’Malley realized the show couldn’t just be the same story over again. It had to have a new spin.

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Read much more about the show in the LA Times article.

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