List 7 months ago Share Tweet Pin Share During Netflix‘s panel at the 2018 Anime Expo, they announced dates for upcoming titles, including the anime adaptation of Cannon Busters. Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Netflix has bought 12 episodes, adapted from a 2003 comic of the same title. Cannon Busters was created by LeSean Thomas, a storyboard artist and character designer known for his work on The Boondocks, the animated Black Dynamite series, and The Legend of Korra. Cannon Busters tells the story of a royal droid named S.A.M., who is searching for her best friend, and heir to the throne. Along the way, she’s joined by an old maintenance droid and a fugitive. The 12-episode series buy is part of Netflix’s impending wave of anime titles including Ultraman, Kengan Ashura, and season two of Aggretsuko. Check out the trailer above, and look out for official Netflix trailers leading up to the April 1, 2019 release. Bonus: Want to stay up to date on our latest Rare Norm news ? Keep up with the latest Entertainment news here.