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Marvel has released a new batch of images, including screenshots and concept artwork of the various characters, from their upcoming “X-Men” anime TV series. The show will be premiering over the ocean in Japan next month, before heading Stateside this summer via the G4 cable network along with Marvel’s other Japanese-based properties, “Iron Man”, “Wolverine”, and “Blade”.
The X-Men are reunited following the death of a teammate, and are summoned by Charles Xavier to Japan following the abduction of Hisako Ichiki (Armor). There, they confront the U-Men, a lunatic cult that steals and transplants mutant organs to further strengthen their own army, and the battle for justice is on.
Just an observation, but man, Cyclops is looking a little, er, interesting. I guess they needed someone to balance out Wolverine’s “too manly” feral looks. Or something.
The show premieres on Animax in Japan beginning April 1st.
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