MECH CADETS Animated Series Launches Today on Netflix
Based on the BOOM! Studios comic series, Mech Cadet Yu, by Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa
MECH CADETS, an animated series based on the BOOM! Studios comic book series Mech Cadet Yu by writer Greg Pak and artist Takeshi Miyazawa, premieres on Netflix today!
- The full series is available to stream now globally on Netflix.
- Set fifty years in the future after a terrifying alien species attacked our planet, teenager Stanford Yu works as a janitor at the Sky Corps Military Academy. But he’s only dreamed of one thing his entire life -- to pilot a Robo Mech, giant robots from outer-space who came to our aid. When he finally gets his shot, Stanford and his classmates must put aside all personal differences and work together as a team in order to defend humanity against a new invasion of aliens.
- The animated series is based on the hit BOOM! Studios comic book series Mech Cadet Yu by writer Greg Pak, artist Takeshi Miyazawa, colorist Triona Farrell, and letterer Simon Bowland.
- The series is executive produced by BOOM! Studios, Japanese studio Polygon Pictures Inc., and Aaron Lam who serves as the writer and an executive producer of the series.
A brand new comic book sequel by Greg Pak and Takeshi Miyazawa meanwhile arrived earlier this week. MECH CADETS #1 is available now at your local comic shop. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.
Be sure to catch up on the story with Mech Cadets Book One SC, collecting issues #1-#12 of the original series, on-sale everywhere books are sold now!
About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—the company has produced bestselling, award-winning original work, including Keanu Reeves' BRZRKR, Something is Killing the Children, and Lumberjanes, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Dune, Magic: The Gathering, The Expanse, and The Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! brings their original series to life through a first-look relationship with Netflix including the animated series Mech Cadets available now. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.
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