Previously unveiled last year, The Reflection is an upcoming anime collaboration project between Studio DEEN, director Hiroshi Nagahama (Flowers of Evil, Detroit Metal City), and Stan Lee and his Pow! Entertainment company. Stan Lee is listed as being responsible for the original work, while Pow! Entertainment and Studio DEEN are together on project planning, and a new promo debuted at this past weekend’s LA Comic Con.
Additional staff were also announced for the project. Nagahama is billed as co-creator, director, and original character designer for the series, with Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk, Casshern Sins) adapting the designs for animation. British producer and songwriter Trevor Horn is handling the music, and Japanese idol group 9nine (Magi, Star Driver) will contribute an insert song.
Studio DEEN’s synopsis:
After THE REFLECTION, some of the people in all parts of the world are discovered with super powers.
Some become heroes, and others villains.
How did the Reflection happen? What was the cause of it?
With many unsolved mysteries, the world is lead into turmoil.
The Reflection is currently planned for a worldwide release in 2017.