The official Twitter handle of Warner Bros. Japan have revealed at an Anime Expo 2023 Panel on July 4, 2023, that the studio is collaborating with Japan’s homegrown Studio WIT (Attack on Titan, Vinland Saga Season 1) to make and produce a brand new original anime based on DC characters titled “Suicide Squad ISEKAI“.
What’s more, the staff members for this series is PACKED! But before that, check out the announcement trailer and key visual of Suicide Squad ISEKAI!
The trailer features the two main characters from DC’s Suicide Squad the lovely Harley Quinn and the psychotic Joker!
The Key Visual is dominated by Harley Quinn’s spectacular looks. Take a peek at this lovely illustration by Akira Amano.
The staff members revealed to be working on Suicide Squad ISEKAI so far are as follows:
- Director: Eri Osada (Jujutsu Kaisen, Gintama)
- Script: Eiji Umehara (Vivy Prototype light novel author), Tappei Nagatsuki (Re:Zero light novel author)
- Music: Kenichiro Suehiro (Re:Zero, Golden Kamuy, Undead Unluck)
- Original Character Design: Akira Amano (ēlDLIVE, Reborn!, Ron Kamonohashi: Deranged Detective)
- Character Design: Naoto Hosoda (Seiren, Digimon: The Movie key animator)
- Animation Production: Wit Studio
- Production: Warner Bros. Japan
Key staff from both teams released statements in celebration of the project’s reveal:
Crazy villains go on a rampage in ISEKAI! It’s nothing more, nothing less, and it can’t be anything else!
[Shinya Tsuruoka] (Warner Bros. Japan)
No release date or cast members have been announced yet.
The official website for Suicide Squad ISEKAI describes the plot as follows:
Deadly crazy party of the baddest villains land themselves in ISEKAI!!!
The most dangerous & bizarre fantasy adventure unveiled…!!!
DC’s Harley Quinn and The Joker have been ISEKAI!? Suicide Squad rampages onto the stage of ISEKAI!
A new original animation from Japan! The most maddening worlds collide in an epic and violent fantasy with the strongest line-up of creators!