Netflix and Valve partnering for DOTA: Dragon’s Blood anime series

A brand-new animated series embeded in the DOTA universe is on the method from Netflix and Valve. On Tuesday night, the streaming service revealed DOTA: Dragon’s Blood and provided fans of the MOBA their very first take a look at the series with a brief teaser trailer.

The teaser presents us to Davion, the Dragon Knight, a competent dragon hunter and a hero that gamers will acknowledge from DOTA 2. After his intro, Davion races forward into fight with a big dragon, and the trailer cuts to black.

Dedicated DOTA 2 gamers will understand that in the video game’s tradition, Dragon Knight really battles a famous dragon called Slyrak and, after beating him and absorbing his blood, acquires the capability to become a dragon and breathe fire himself. It’s unclear if Dragon’s Blood happens after that eventful battle, however based upon the name, that fight might be part of the program.

According to the series’ description on Netflix, it appears that along with battling dragons, Davion will likewise fulfill a princess called Mirana — another DOTA 2 hero gamers may acknowledge — and be led into occasions “much larger than he could have ever imaged.”

The program is being produced by both Netflix and Valve, the designers of DOTA 2. The series’ showrunner will be Ashley Edward Miller (X-Men: First Class, Thor). Dragon’s Blood will be animated by Studio MIR, the studio behind Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Protectors and The Legend of Korra.

DOTA 2: Dragon’s Blood will premiere on Netflix on March 25.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.