Halo: Legends lands on Netflix with 7 animated shorts in tow

Halo fans with a Netflix subscription will have a little treat waiting for them the next time they fire up the video streaming app. Halo: Legends, a 7-part anthology covering stories from the franchise's universe, is now available to stream on Netflix.

The anthology is a little dated at this point, having been released in 2010. However, it offers up some interesting background on Master Chief, the Spartans, and much more. The shorts were animated in a combination of anime and CGI styles by six Japanese production houses, including the like of Toei Animation to Studio 4°C. From the series description:

This sweeping science-fiction saga delves into the rich Halo universe with seven exciting stories (told in eight parts) including tales of Master Chief's mysterious origins, the Spartans' advanced combat capabilities and the tense rivalry between Spartans and Orbital Drop Shock Troopers (ODSTs).

Whether you're relatively new to the Halo universe, or simply want to sink your teeth into some short standalone stories, you can check out Halo: Legends on Netflix now.

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