Netflix Developing ‘Left Shark’ Anime Series


LOS GATOS, CA – After a string of successful original productions such as House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, as well as the success of the exclusively licensed Sidonia no Kishi anime, Netflix is following up its recent announcement of an official launch in Japan this fall with news that it is producing an original anime series based on the popular “left shark” incident from Katy Perry’s widely discussed halftime show at Superbowl XLIX.

According to the production team, Hidari no Sharku “will focus on two roommate sharks who perform at various events and shows; while one shark is professional and successful, the other is a klutz who always manages to get into trouble and create comedic situations for the duo.” Netflix is reportedly also in contact with Sunrise and Bandai Namco to possibly feature Shark cameos in their respective idol franchises Love Live and The Idolm@ster.

Additionally, Netflix already uploaded the first episode of the new show to their site, but it was quickly removed 15 minutes later. But it was totally up there, we swear.

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