Netflix’s Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft is an animated series that will send anime fans on an adventure for historical artifacts across the world.

Inspired by the popular video game franchise, the Tomb Raider anime will feature another epic treasure hunt centered around the iconic Lara Croft.

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Fans of the Tomb Raider cinematic universe will notice that the anime leans towards the style of the 2018 Tomb Raider film featuring Alicia Vikander rather than the earlier Angelina Jolie adaptations from 2001 and 2003.

What is the Tomb Raider anime?

Screenshot taken from the first Tomb Raider anime trailer from Netflix
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The show is a collaborative effort involving Crystal Dynamics, Legendary Television, DJ2 Entertainment, and Tractorpants, working together to bring the iconic character to Netflix. The animation work was done by Powerhouse Animation, the same studio behind the hit Castlevania anime.

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The anime serves as the bridge between two eras of the Tomb Raider series. The show picks up after the 2013-2018 Tomb Raider trilogy reboot by Crystal Dynamics, which reached its climax with Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

What is the story of Tomb Raider?

Screenshot taken from the first Tomb Raider anime trailer from Netflix
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Originating as an action-adventure video game series crafted by British video game developer Core Design, Tomb Raider rapidly evolved into a multimedia phenomenon encompassing films, comics, and novels. Its revival came with the stellar Tomb Raider game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix.

At its core, the franchise revolves around the exploits of Lara Croft, a fictional British archaeologist on a quest for lost artifacts, navigating treacherous tombs, ruins, and perilous locales around the globe. Gameplay centers on exploration, puzzle-solving, navigating hazardous landscapes filled with traps, and engaging in combat with adversaries.

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The Tomb Raider series has been an integral part of gaming culture since its inception in 1996. It boasts a rich legacy as a video game franchise, with an impressive roster of 20 titles released over the years.

Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft release date

Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft is scheduled to premiere sometime in 2024.

(To be updated)

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Hayley Atwell, a British-American actress recognized for her performances in Marvel’s Captain America and Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning, will voice Lara Croft.

Earl Baylon, a Filipino-American voice actor, is set to voice Jonah Maiva, Croft’s treasure hunter partner and accomplice.

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Allen Moldonado, an American actor, will be taking on the role of Zip, an old friend of Croft providing tech and information support.

(To be updated)

Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft trailer

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