Netflix announces its first Philippine-made anime ‘Trese’


Ready to meet the badass detective Trese?

Netflix unveiled its first-ever Philippine-made anime series ‘Trese’ during the Netflix Anime Festival 2020 on Tuesday, October 27.

Aswangs of Manila, beware: Alexandra Trese is coming for you. Enjoy this very first look at TRESE, coming soon on Netflix,” it said in a post on Facebook.

Based on a comic created by writer Budjette Tan and artist Kajo Baldisimo with the same name, its follows the story of detective Alexandra Trese and her quest against the aswang, a spirit in Filipino folklore.

‘Trese’ is set to stream on Netflix in 2021.