The anime adaptation of 1980’s manga Banana Fish was recently announced via Twitter. The series will debut on the Amazon Prime Video streaming service. Unlike the original work, the anime will be set in modern times to provide audiences a more familiar setting.
Check out the tweet below along with the trailer and promotional poster.
— TVアニメ「BANANA FISH」公式 (@bananafish_tv) February 22, 2018
If you haven’t heard about the series before, here is a brief synopsis from Vizmedia:
“Nature made Ash Lynx beautiful; nurture made him a cold ruthless killer. A runaway brought up as the adopted heir and sex toy of “Papa” Dino Golzine, Ash, now at the rebellious age of seventeen, forsakes the kingdom held out by the devil who raised him. But the hideous secret that drove Ash’s older brother mad in Vietnam has suddenly fallen into Papa’s insatiably ambitious hands–and it’s exactly the wrong time for Eiji Okamura, a pure-hearted young photographer from Japan, to make Ash Lynx’s acquaintance…”