Netflix Inc., the world’s largest online video streaming service provider, will start showing “Cyborg 009 Call of Justice” worldwide in early spring, the company said.

The three-part 3D-CG anime is a sci-fi superhero epic based on Shotaro Ishinomori’s magnum opus “Cyborg 009” manga series. It was produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the comic’s first animated adaptation that came out in 1966.

“Call of Justice” follows a team of nine cyborg soldiers led by Joe Shimamura as they stand up against Blessed, a mysterious group of people with superhuman powers.

The project was led by chief director Kenji Kamiyama, whose previous works include the “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex” series and 2012’s “009 Re: Cyborg” film.

Kodai Kakimoto, who directed “009 Re: Cyborg” and served as assistant director for the “Arpeggio of Blue Steel: Ars Nova” feature film, was attached as director.

Character designer Masatsugu Saito, who is well-known for his work in the “Expelled from Paradise” movie, also joined the project.

“Call of Justice” follows in the footsteps of TV anime “Kuromukuro” and “Magi: Adventure of Sinbad” that are exclusively streamed on Netflix. The video streaming company has also announced that an animated feature film adaptation of “Blame!” which will be theatrically released in Japan this year, will also premiere exclusively on its platform for the global audience.

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