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Netflix Adaptation Of Hitoshi Iwaaki’s Parasyte Gets Official Trailer

Netflix Adaptation Of Hitoshi Iwaaki's Parasyte Gets Official Trailer
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Netflix’s adaptation of Hitoshi Iwaaki’s Parasyte has received its official trailer. The sci-fi horror, known as Parasyte: The Grey, will give the audience an insight into the world of parasites and how the whole of humankind struggles for survival in the invasion. 

Notably, the original manga ‘Parasyte’ is considered the best manga series of all time. This captivating storyline is filled with action and will take the viewers on an adventure that one never would have imagined. 

To know more about the trailer, release date, and cast of the series, keep reading.

What to expect from Parasyte: The Grey?

The forthcoming K-drama is based on the manga by Iwaaki; thus, it will follow the same plot. However, Netflix has shared that the series will have its own uniqueness while resembling and being in touch with the original beloved manga. Nevertheless, the manga gained critical acclaim for its deep philosophical themes and the complex character development arcs. Not only this, but it is also filled with humor and wit. 

Parasyte: The Grey will revolve around Su-in as she considers her recently discovered co-existence with a parasite while simultaneously measuring the efforts of Team Grey. This group aims to eradicate parasites living off the human body. Further, the story takes place in South Korea.

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Who is cast in Parasyte: The Grey?

The lead cast member is Jeon So-nee, who portrays the character of Jeong Su-in, the girl who co-exists with an unknown parasite with no original background. Alongside, Koo Kyo-hwan plays the pivotal role of Seol Kang-woo, the man who has been searching for his sister. Other cast members include Lee Jung-hyun as Choi Jun-kyung, Kwon Hae-hyo as Kim Chul-min, and Kim In-kwon as Kang Won-seok.

Is the trailer for Parasyte: The Grey out?

After a lot of anticipation, Netflix dropped the official trailer for Parasyte: The Grey on March 20, 2024. Given the audience’s reaction to the trailer, it is considered that the show will live up to their expectations. The clip shows how a parasite has taken over humans and altered their brains to turn them into co-existing human and parasite creatures. The series shows how humanity battles for its survival. 

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When will Parasyte: The Grey be released?

Even though the trailer for the series dropped recently, Netflix revealed the poster and release date in February. The official handle of the streamer posted on X and wrote,

Final thoughts

In essence, this live-action Netflix adaptation is all set to win the hearts of viewers. Its storyline is based on the award-winning manga Parasyte. Further, it will be intriguing to watch how the creators have brought uniqueness to this highly anticipated series.

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