One of the most anticipated animes of the last period was Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, animated series in computer graphics resulting from the collaboration between Netflix and Capcom. Let’s find out how Leon and Claire’s new adventure fits into the video game saga.

Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is a work that respects the canon of the Capcom survival horror video game, and therefore respects and fully does it Part of the official timeline. The protagonists of the anime in CGI are Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redifield, two pillars of the franchise returning for an unprecedented adventure.

The Netflix anime is discontinued in 2006, Ranked between the events in Resident Evil 4 (2005) and Resident Evil 5 (2009). After Ashley Graham’s rescue mission, Leon became a celebrated federal agent who was the right shoulder of the President of the United States. Although the girl is absent during the four episodes of the series, it is made clear that the President of the United States is still her father. There is actually a photo of Ashley on the President’s desk. Infinite Darkness is also the first meeting between Leon and Claire since the events of Resident Evil: Degeneration, a 2005 movie set.

The connection to Resident Evil 5 has it instead through the machinations of Secretary of Defense Wilson. In fact, his experiments will implicitly culminate in the accident in Africa, the place where the fifth official chapter takes place. Hence, the series contained in the streaming giant’s catalog is preparing for the events that will lead toAfrican Adventure by Chris Redfield.

And have you noticed other connections to the video game saga? Meanwhile, the director of Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness has been talking about a hypothetical sequel. Horror has hit Netflix, here is our review of Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness.

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