The Original 'Scott Pilgrim vs. The World' Cast Reunites for Netflix Anime Series

What's the release date for the 'Scott Pilgrim' anime? Netflix recently announced that the series will bring back the original film cast.

Allison DeGrushe - Author

Mar. 30 2023, Published 1:06 p.m. ET

(L-R) Ellen Wong as Knives Chau, Michael Cera as Scott Pilgrim, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Ramona Flowers
Source: Universal Pictures

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On March 30, 2023, Netflix announced that an anime adaptation of Bryan O'Malley's hit graphic novel series, Scott Pilgrim, is in the works. The upcoming series comes from the anime house Science SARU and is created, written, and executive produced by Bryan O'Malley and BenDavid Grabinski.

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As we prepare to return to the iconic world of Scott Pilgrim, we can't help but wonder: What is the release date for the Scott Pilgrim anime? Stick around for all the known details, including which familiar voices we'll hear!

Brie Larson as Envy Adams in 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'
Source: Universal Pictures

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What's the release date for the 'Scott Pilgrim' anime?

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but unfortunately, Netflix has not yet announced a release date for its Scott Pilgrim anime series. However, the streaming giant recently revealed that the entire cast of the original film will reprise their roles! Yes, you read that right — this means we'll see the return of:

  • Michael Cera as Scott Pilgrim
  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Ramona Flowers
  • Kieran Culkin as Wallace Wells
  • Anna Kendrick as Stacey Pilgrim
  • Brie Larson as Envy Adams
  • Alison Pill as Kim Pine
  • Aubrey Plaza as Julie Powers
  • Johnny Simmons as Young Neil
  • Mark Webber as Stephen Stills
  • Ellen Wong as Knives Chau
  • Satya Bhabha as Matthew Patel
  • Chris Evans as Lucas Lee
  • Brandon Routh as Todd Ingram
  • Jason Schwartzman as Gideon Graves
  • Mae Whitman as Roxy Richter
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"One of the proudest, most enjoyable achievements of my career was assembling the dynamite cast of Scott Pilgrim," filmmaker Edgar Wright, who will executive produce the new series, said in a statement. "Since the film's release in 2010, we've done Q&As and charity read-throughs, but there was never the occasion to reunite the gang on an actual project. Until now..."

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He added, "Original creator Bryan Lee O’Malley, along with writer BenDavid Grabinski, have conjured up an anime series of Scott Pilgrim with the geniuses at [Science SARU] that doesn't just expand the universe, but also… well, just watch it."

Brian O'Malley spoke with Tudum about the anime: "Everyone is putting their heart and soul into this thing, and we're having the most fun making it. It's hilarious. It's emotional. It's visually stunning. The action scenes will blow your mind. And there might be a few surprises along the way." Oh, we are so excited.

The anime will also feature original songs by Anamanaguchi, and a score from Anamanaguchi and Joseph Trapanese.

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