Scissor Seven and Plum Blossom Thirteen, in the Chinese animated series Scissor Seven, now streaming on Netflix. Photo: Handout Scissor Seven and Plum Blossom Thirteen, in the Chinese animated series Scissor Seven, now streaming on Netflix. Photo: Handout
Scissor Seven and Plum Blossom Thirteen, in the Chinese animated series Scissor Seven, now streaming on Netflix. Photo: Handout
Stephen McCarty
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Scissor Seven: the Chinese animated series that artfully takes down superheroes

  • Billed as a Netflix Original despite being made by Aha Entertainment in Beijing, the show offers a relentlessly funny satire on the superhero genre
  • Largely hand drawn, it follows the hapless adventures of hopeless hit man Scissor Seven, 17,369 in the killer ranking

Scissor Seven and Plum Blossom Thirteen, in the Chinese animated series Scissor Seven, now streaming on Netflix. Photo: Handout Scissor Seven and Plum Blossom Thirteen, in the Chinese animated series Scissor Seven, now streaming on Netflix. Photo: Handout
Scissor Seven and Plum Blossom Thirteen, in the Chinese animated series Scissor Seven, now streaming on Netflix. Photo: Handout
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