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Kevin Smith Helming Masters of the Universe Sequel Series for Netflix

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Prolific director Kevin Smith (of Jay and Silent Bob fame) is helming a new He-Man anime series for Netflix, titled Masters of the Universe: Revelation.

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.

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"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!"

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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.

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