Netflix and Production I.G. Partners for the First Ever 4K HDR Hand-Drawn Animation, Sol Levante

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Netflix has announced that is that the streaming service will release the first-ever 4k HDR hand-drawn animation as it’s original anime short, Sol Levante.

Coming out this coming April. The upcoming anime short is in partnership with Production I.G. and directed by Akira Saitoh, who is known for titles such as Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence to Life and Sky Crawlers.  The team has used cutting edge studio technology to render the anime in 4K, giving Sol Levante a wider color palette of high dynamic range that offers a more compelling visual experience.

Sol Levante will be on Netflix with any HDR configured device with your Premium subscription this coming April.