Osamu Tezuka’s Dororo manga will be adapted into an anime according to an article from the official website. The series will be exclusive to Amazon Instant Video. Along with the announcement of the new anime series, a preview trailer was released along with a promotional poster.
Osamu Tezuka’s Dororo manga originally released back in 1967. Here is a brief description of the series described by Tezuka Productions:
“The setting is the middle of the Muromachi Period, during the 1470s after the Wars of Onin and Bunmei. The story begins in the Noto Peninsula of the Hokuriku District. The main character, who lacks as much as 48 body parts, obtains a fake body and eliminates 48 monsters that were made from his body to retrieve his missing body parts.”