Can’t wait for Witcher Season 2? Netflix is dropping an animated prequel next month

Whereas WitcherCon hasn’t introduced us the information of The Witcher four we’ve been dreaming of, it has given us one thing to sit up for – The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf.

Introduced by Netflix, Nightmare of the Wolf is an animated prequel movie to The Witcher sequence on Netflix that follows Geralt’s mentor Vesemir. 

The animation shall be dealt with by Studio Mir, the Korean studio that animated The Legend of Korra, and appears barely harking back to Netflix’s different video game-based anime, Castlevania.

The brand new present will hit Netflix on August 23, effectively earlier than the arrival of The Witcher Season 2 that’s coming in December of this 12 months.

So, what occurs earlier than the occasions of The Witcher? 

Regardless of reaching essential ranges of fame within the mid-Aughts when CD Projekt Crimson began placing out The Witcher video video games, the sequence – written by Polish fantasy creator Andrzej Sapkowski – has been round for effectively over 30 years.

Between the novels and the video games we all know that Vesemir is the oldest dwelling Witcher on the time Geralt is alive and acts because the fencing teacher at Kaer Morhen, and was each a father determine to Geralt and his looking companion. 

The books delve fairly deep into Vesemir’s previous illuminating how Vesemir got here to Kaer Morhen and survived a pogrom that killed lots of his brothers. 

Nightmare of the Wolf may draw from years of backstories both of Vesemir’s arrival at Kaer Morhen or the pogrom, or how Vesemir skilled Geralt. Principally, there’s a variety of nice supply materials to select from and we’ll get to be taught extra about one of many sequence’ greatest characters forward of Season 2 of Geralt and Ciri’s story.