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Love Death + Robots Vol. 3, Ghost In The Shell SAC_2045, Exploding Kittens and more

Netflix is now one of the biggest names in animation. They produce animation for all audiences and in every style imaginable. Join us for a round-up of all the latest animation happenings from the number one Streaming site.

Netflix's hit adult animated anthology Love, Death + Robots is returning for a third volume this Spring. Produced by Deadpool director Tim Miller and cinema icon David Fincher the series boasts some of the most incredible animation to hit the screen and has so far won an impressive 11 Emmy Awards. The third volume will feature more incredible stories of sci-fi, fantasy and horror, spanning from uncovering an ancient evil to a comedic apocalypse. A trailer is coming soon, but Netflix has released six first-look images and revealed a May 20, 2022 return.

First Look Images

Meanwhile, Netflix has also announced more of some very different adult animation, as part of their ATAS panel on April 18. They revealed that their hit adult animated comedy Big Mouth has been renewed through to season seven (season six will be released this year). That's not all though as Big Mouth's spin-off Human Resources has also been renewed for a second season. With this season order, Big Mouth officially becomes their most successful adult animation- BoJack Horseman only made it to season six.

In a first-of-its-kind deal, Netflix has signed on to produce both a mobile game and animated series based on the hit card game Exploding Kittens. The game is created by Matthew Iman-best known for his popular webcomic The Oatmeal- and Elan Lee.

Netflix will release Exploding Kittens:The Game this May, and will be an exclusive version of the popular mobile game, available to subscribers at no extra cost. Exploding Kittens the animated series will arrive in 2023 and will star  Tom Ellis, Abraham Lim, Lucy Liu, Ally Maki, Mark Proksch  and Sasheer Zamata. Iman will serve as showrunner, alongside Shane Kosakowski.

In the animated series, titled Exploding Kittens,the eternal conflict between Heaven and Hell reaches epic proportions when both God and the Devil are sent to Earth - in the bodies of chunky house cats.

The series also has a couple of heavy hitters amongst its executive producers- Mike Judge, of Beavis and Butthead, King of The Hill and Office Space fame, and Greg Daniels, most famous for the American version of The Office and Parks and Recreation.

Jurassic Park: Camp Cretaceous will return for a fifth and final season on July 21. Check out the trailer below.

Netflix has also announced that the first season of Ghost In The Shel: SAC_2045 will be "reborn" as a new feature-length theatrical edit entitled Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Sustainable War. The new version will feature souped-up visuals, with new color grading on all shorts, plus additional scenes. The edit will be helmed by Michihito Fujii, director of Award-nominated live-action films including The Journalist, and A Family. The film will release on May 9.