FUNimation Entertainment announced that it will stream the first episodes for the Sonny Boy and Scarlet Nexus anime ahead of their official Japanese premiere dates on June 18, 2021 after its Summer 2021 preview livestream on YouTube. FUNimation’s livestream began on June 18, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. EDT. The premieres will be available for a limited time.
Director Shingo Natsume and Madhouse’s original science-fiction survival television anime Sonny Boy will premiere on Japanese television on July 16, 2021. The science-fiction ensemble drama centers around 36 boys and girls. On August 16, midway through a seemingly endless summer vacation, middle school third-year student Nagara, the mysterious transfer student Nozomi, and their classmates are suddenly transported from their tranquil daily lives to a school adrift in an alternate dimension.
The television anime of Bandai Namco Entertainment’s Scarlet Nexus role-playing game will premiere on Japanese television on July 1, 2021. FUNimation will stream the anime in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and Ireland; on AnimeLab in Australia and New Zealand; and on Wakanim in Russia, France, Germany, and Scandinavian countries.
The story of Solar Nexus is described as:
Solar calendar year 2020: grotesque organisms called Others have begun eating people. To take down this new enemy, the Other Suppression Force is formed. Saved by this elite team as a child, psychokinetic Yuito withstands the training to enlist. On the other hand, prodigy Kasane was scouted for her abilities. But Kasane’s dreams tell her strange things, dragging the two into an unavoidable fate.