Warhammer 40,000 Is Getting An Animated Series

Warhammer 40,000 Is Getting An Animated Series

Earlier this year we got a surprisingly neat live-action short film that provided an intimate look into the world of the Warhammer 40,000 Space Marines. The same director has now gotten an even bigger task: an all-new WH40K animated series.

Games Workshop has announced that Richard Boylan, maker of the Helsreach fan film and the Guardsman live-action WH40K short, will be heading up production on an animated series called Angels of Death.

The new series will follow a band of Blood Angels Space Marines as they combat the Black Rage, a battle against insanity that the Bloog Angels picked up following the death of Primarch Sanguinius in the Battle of Terra.

The full series is due out next year, and you can view a teaser for the series below.

There’s no word on what services Angels of Death will be made available through, but we’ll keep you posted as more news comes to light.


  • I read that title and desperately hoped that the childrens books were being adapted. Nothing sounds more amazing than having to explain flayed ones to children.

  • a battle against insanity that the Bloog Angels picked upNow I want this animated series to be a wacky comedy about the Bloog Angels, a company of Blood Angels that had a few things go wrong during their genetic modification resulting in a squad of Space Marines that aren’t quite all there.

  • I’d be excited but they picked the wrong chapter. Dark Angels would be much better. Hunting the Fallen is way more interesting than trying not to go crazy.

  • I think the setup of the short might work better as a starting point for a series. You start with your regular human Imperial Guardsmen as your relatable audience proxy, then start introducing weirder shit like your genetically engineered supermen, sentient mushrooms and space elves.

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