Warner Bros. Japan is bringing a refreshing twist to the DC universe. Directed by the talented Eri Osada and penned by the imaginative Tappei Nagatsuki, a new animated feature, Suicide Squad Isekai, is set to redefine the adventures of the infamous Task Force X.
Amanda Waller’s notorious team – Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Peacemaker, Clayface, and King Shark – find themselves in uncharted territory. Transported to an ISEKAI, a world teeming with dragons, orcs, and magic, our anti-heroes face their most bewildering challenge yet. The stakes? Explosives in their necks, and a mission that’s literally do or die.
Distinct from DC’s main storyline, akin to an Elseworlds tale, this series promises a novel reimagining of our beloved villains. The ensemble is thrust into a realm where traditional tools of chaos like guns and hammers are obsolete. Their enemy? None other than the Joker, who has sinister plans for this mystical world.
What sets Suicide Squad Isekai apart is Wit Studio’s commitment to intricate, visually stunning fight scenes. These sequences promise to be a spectacle, showcasing the studio’s flair for blending dynamic action with artistic finesse.
Warner Bros.’s animated ventures have consistently offered something unique, and Suicide Squad Isekai appears to uphold this tradition. Merging the gritty charm of DC’s villains with the fantastical elements of Japanese anime, this feature is poised to be a standout addition to the Warner Bros. Animation portfolio.
Suicide Squad Isekai is slated for a 2024 release.
Take a look at the team in the new character posters below.