Netflix released its new trailer for their anime series, Resident: Infinite Darkness. The series is set to be released in July of this year. The release comes in time to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the horror game, Capcom’s Resident Evil. Since the original game was released in 1996 for PlayStation the franchise has released several movies. This is the first animated series which will be directed by Capcom’s, Hiroyuki Kobayashi.
Netflix released the synopsis of the upcoming animated series stating,
In 2006, there were traces of improper access to secret Presidential files found in the White House’s network. American federal agent Leon S. Kennedy is among the group invited to the White House to investigate this incident, but when the lights suddenly go out, Leon and the SWAT team are forced to take down a horde of mysterious zombies. Meanwhile, TerraSave staff member Claire Redfield encounters a mysterious image drawn by a youth in a country she visited, while providing support to refugees. Haunted by this drawing, which appears to be of a victim of viral infection, Claire starts her own investigation. The next morning, Claire visits the White House to request the construction of a welfare facility. There, she has a chance reunion with Leon and uses the opportunity to show him the boy’s drawing. Leon seems to realize some sort of connection between the zombie outbreak at the White House and the strange drawing, but he tells Claire that there is no relation and leaves. In time, these two zombie outbreaks in distant countries lead to events that shake the nation to its very core.
Netflix took to Twitter to get fans excited for the series, are you ready?