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Netflix Adapting Boom! Studios Comic Book For New Series

May 1 — Boom! Studios’ comic book series Mech Cadet Yu is coming to the small screen in a new limited series.

Netflix has partnered with Boom! Studios to adapt the comic book series to a new 3D animated series. Spanning 10 episodes, the series is set to debut Aug. 10. It is set 10 years in the future after an alien invasion. Main character Stanford Yu (Brandon Soo Hoo — Teen TitansThe Judas ContractFrom Dusk Till DawnThe Series) is a teenage janitor working at the Sky Corps Military Academy and leads a team of fellow young people as new Mech Robot Pilots whose duty is to defend Earth from a new alien invasion.

Daniel Dae Kim (LostRaya and the Last Dragon) joins the cast as General Aiden Park, the head of the academy and its Mech Cadet program.

Also joining the cast is Ming-Na Wen (The MandalorianMulan) as Dolly Yu, Stanford’s overprotective mother.

Debra Wilson (MADtvFamily Guy) serves as the cadets’ mentor, Chief Max.

Rounding out the cast are: Aparna Brielle as Ava Patel, Victoria Grace as Olivia Park, Josh Sundquist as Frank Olivetti, Anairis Quinones as Maya Sanchez, and James Yaegashi as Captain Tanaka.

Print editions of Mech Cadet Yu Volumes 1-3 are available at comic shops nationwide.

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