Stranger Things fans are getting an anime version of the dark and creepy alternate dimension from the show with a spin-off finally said to be in the works. The popular Netflix show is going to have its very own and very first anime spin-off series titled Stranger Things: Tokyo. While plot details are being kept under wraps, the show is already said to be in development.
The show has already been composed into a game format with a total of three Stranger Things games available at the moment. Two of these are telephone games, while the third and last one called Stranger Things: Puzzle Tales has been moved to the Netflix Games platform. So adding a spin-off to this development would certainly bode well for the expansion of the franchise.
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ONE Stranger Things Anime Spin-off series is in the works
The Duffer brothers have been hinting at a spin-off series for quite some time now, and it looks like fans are finally getting the project soon. ONE Stranger Things anime spin-off series called Stranger Things: Tokyo reportedly going to be “the first” official spin-off of the sci-fi/adventure show.
At the moment, not much is known about the spin-off except that it will be an anime and around 6 hours long. According to What’s on Netflix, the series will witness twin brothers who are video game geeks have an unsettling encounter with the Upside Down that will soon turn into an epic adventure instead. The anime series is said to be set in 1980s Tokyo.
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Earlier this year in July, the makers of the show also announced an untitled spin-off series, but more details about the same are yet to be revealed. Matt Duffer mentioned that the story of the spin-off is going to be “1000% different” than the original show, so that’s definitely something.
As Stranger Things coming to an end with the fifth and final season a year or so away, there is the potential for more such spin-off series to be released, further strengthening the legacy of Stranger Things universe. Until then, fans are watching for news on this new anime spin-off.
Stranger Things Fans are excited to hear about the show’s spin-off
The news about Stranger Things: Tokyo seems to have struck a chord of excitement among fans as people are responding positively to this new development. Especially since the spin-off is going to be an anime series, fans are all the more interested to see how it will play out.
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While the spin-off seems to have received encouraging reactions so far, there also seems to be a unanimous discussion of how it would inherently be better if the series had an 80s anime aesthetic. But all in all, people are excited to see an anime version of Stranger Things.
The Upside Down in anime form could potentially look crazy cool, we’ll let them cook
— Bailey (@SirBalium) 23 December 2022
Damn it. That sounds sweet. pic.twitter.com/4CeR0u2L8a
— Pariah Mentality (@PariahMentality) 23 December 2022
THE DREAM COME TRUE!!!!!
— Leo Rydel (@GeeklyGoods) 23 December 2022
This sounds exciting, I love it. pic.twitter.com/evlh5ysoeq
— ✨️ 𝕄𝔸𝕊𝕋𝔼ℝ 𝕆𝔽 𝕊ℙ𝔸ℝ𝕂𝕃𝔼 ✨️ (@Lord0fSparkles) 23 December 2022
Sounds interesting actually
— Ma¥ri)e (@mauwau18) 23 December 2022
Yes!!! I then look at it pic.twitter.com/PHhApdHx2g
— BylerEndgame/MultiStan🏳️🌈 Fan account (@SlytherinLimght) 23 December 2022
The potential release date for Stranger Things: Tokyo hasn’t been revealed yet, but it could very well premiere in late 2023. Stranger Things Season 5 itself likely won’t arrive until 2024, so it’s unclear what the Duffer brothers have in store for the spin-off. But one thing is for sure, it’s going to be awesome!
Stranger Things Seasons 1-4 can be streamed on Netflix.
Source: Discussing film via Twitter