Netflix is about to launch a Dota anime sequence known as Dota: Dragon’s Blood, and to prep these of us who’re poor in Dota lore, it gathered casters SirActionSlacks, Sheever, and ODPixel to elucidate who the hell the ancients are, and why they want a lot defending.
The World of Dota, embedded above, is a six minute briefing on the setting of the video games and present, beginning with the start of the universe, the place a primordial thoughts bought right into a struggle with itself—not an unusual place for anime lore to begin, actually.
Quick ahead for a really, very very long time—previous the formation of stars and planets and all that—and also you get to the beginning of the upcoming Netflix sequence, which “is not all about this cosmic hoo-ha.”
“In Dragon’s Blood, we comply with a traditional man making his method by this unbelievable world,” says ODPixel. “You see, us Dota followers, we have solely seen the ends of this story: The Battle of the Ancients, the final word struggle, that is what we have been enjoying in Dota for greater than a decade, confined to 1 little battlefield and the heroes that occur to be there. However every considered one of these lots of of heroes has a novel story, a lifetime of their very own that, prior to now, we might solely think about from two sentences of background lore.”
Particularly, the sequence is about Davion, aka the Dragon Knight, a hero from the video games who’s being voiced by prolific actor Yuri Lowenthal.
Dota: Dragon’s Blood might be accessible to stream on Netflix on March 25. For extra on the sequence, this is all the pieces else we find out about it.