Masters of the Universe: Revelation will pick up where the original Masters of the Universe cartoon left off. The sequel series was revealed by Smith during his panel at Power-Con 2019 in Anaheim, Calif. According to Twitter user @PixelDan, Smith himself is set to serve as showrunner on Revelation. Additionally, Powerhouse Animation -- the studio behind Netflix's Castlevania series -- has been enlisted to tackle He-Man's new anime outing.
.@ThatKevinSmith just announced at @ThePowerCon a new animated series coming to @netflix : Masters of the Universe Revelation!!!— Pixel Dan (@PixelDan) August 18, 2019
Kevin Smith is the showrunner. Series is said to pick up from the original cartoon! pic.twitter.com/cwWGmeQjrV
"A radical return to Eternia, Revelation is a direct sequel series to the classic era of Masters of the Universe," the anime's official synopsis reads. "Featuring fan-favorites He-Man, Orko, Cringer and Man-At-Arms, the story pits our heroic warriors and guardians of Castle Grayskull against Skeletor, Evil-Lyn, Beast Man and the vile legions of snake mountain!"
"But after a ferocious final battle forever fractures Eternia, it's up to Teela to solve the mystery of the missing Sword of Power in a race against time to prevent the end of the Universe! Her journey will uncover the secrets of Grayskull at last. This is the epic He-Man and the Masters of the Universe saga fans have waited 35 years to see!"
Following Smith's initial announcement at the convention, Netflix shared the official poster for Revelation on Twitter. Additionally, the streaming giant teases an epic tale, featuring "what may be He-Man and Skeletor’s final battle."
Masters of the Universe: Revelations is developed by Kevin Smith. The upcoming Netflix anime series does not yet have an announced release date.