Record of Ragnarok focuses on ancient mythology showing a war between the human civilisation and the Gods. The manga received recognition due to its brilliant storytelling and diverse complex characters. As of March 2021, the manga had sold over six million copies in circulation.
It has been announced that the popular Japanese manga series would be licensed by Netflix for an anime adaptation. If you are curious to know about the upcoming adaptation and the exact release date, we’ve gathered all the details for you.
About the manga Record of Ragnarok
Based on a manga series of the same name written by Shinya Umemura and Takumi Fukui and illustrated by Ajichika, Record of Ragnarok began its publication on November 25, 2017. As of March 18, 2021, ten volumes have been released.
The plot of the series follows the union of various deities assembling to decide the fate of humanity. After 7 million years, they conclude that humans are beyond redemption and must go extinct. However, the valkyrie Brunhild proposes to give the human race one last chance and hence the battle of Ragnarok was decided to test the worth of the humans.
To make the battle fair, each human is given a Valkyrie which transforms into a powerful weapon. The humans engaged in the battle include Jack the Ripper, Buddha, Lu Bu, Nikola Tesla, and also Adam. The Gods consist of Beezlebub, Heracles, Shiva, Thor, Zeus, to name a few.
Record of Ragnarok anime Release Date
The Netflix series is produced by Warner Bros Japan and animated by Graphinica. The trailer of the anime was released by the creators which confirmed the show’s status. However, the trailer did not give any exact release date, simply that it would come out in June.
We can expect the release date to be announced anytime soon. As Netflix usually reveals the release dates of the shows before its premiere. Until then, stay tuned for the latest updates!