in the near future Netflix cartoon, Delicious in DungeonDark fantasy, adventure, good cooking and a bit of humor come together like the perfect casserole and, based on the original manga’s reception, the streaming giant may have another hit in its steadily growing animated special series.
Delicious in Dungeon is adapted from Ryoko Kui’s Dungeon Meshi manga, which has been circulating in Japan under Enterbrain since 2014 and in the United States by Yen Press since 2016. In 2019, a large number of fans were interested in an animated film adaptation of the story after a promotional video was made for the release of the manga’s eighth volume showing just how good an anime adaptation might be. Just as fans had hoped, a few years later, in August 2022, a newly created official Delicious in Dungeon Twitter account announced that a game had been green-lit. However, after the official announcement, no other news about the anime was provided until Anime Expo 2023.
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At Anime Expo 2023, fans not only got to see the exclusive worldwide premiere of the first episode of the anime, but also news that Netflix will handle international distribution. Over the past few years, Netflix has been actively entering the anime space, and being picked up by the global streaming service can only be seen as a positive for the future of anime.
Delicious in Dungeon Release Date
As announced earlier this month at Anime Expo 2023, Delicious in Dungeon will premiere in January 2024 on Netflix and will be available worldwide upon release.
Delicious in Dungeon Story Details
The story follows the adventures of Laios, Marcille, and Chilchuck, who at the beginning of the story are members of a large dungeon exploration team that unfortunately encounters a dragon. Most of the party escaped, but barely with the help of Falin, Laios’ sister, who was later eaten by the dragon. With nothing left but the clothes on their backs and a handful of weapons they could carry with them, Laios persuaded Marcille and Chilchuck to return to the dungeon and find the dragon so they could revive Falin.
However, without supplies, the trio will need to survive on what they find in the dungeon, including eating monsters, wildlife, bugs, and weeds that are usually part of the dungeon’s flora and fauna. It’s a proposition that doesn’t really inspire them until they meet Senshi, a dwarven warrior who turns out to be also a gourmet chef in dungeons.
Delicious in Dungeon production details
While Netflix is producing the series, real work on the Delicious in Delicious content is being done by Trigger, the Japanese animation studio that wowed audiences earlier this year with its Cyberpunk Edgerunners production. Incidentally, Trigger is also the animation studio that produced the 2019 promotional video that sparked fan interest in the anime adaptation. At Trigger, Delicious in Dungeon will be written by Kimiko Ueno, who wrote for Eden and Pingu in the City; and is directed by Yoshihiro Miyajima, who has also worked on Star Wars: Visions, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, and Little Witch Academia.
Delicious trailer in the dungeon
For now, this is the only teaser of Delicious in Dungeon that has been released, but in the coming months, there will certainly be more. The teaser appears to continue the promotional video that had stopped by giving fans a fuller idea of each character, their interactions as a team, and the fascinating world that inhabits the dungeon.
Be sure to check back on this page periodically for further updates and check Delicious in Dungeon when it launches in January 2024!