Netflix to Stream New Episodes of the Pokemon Journeys Anime in United States on December 4, 2020

Netflix has confirmed that it will stream the third part of the ongoing television anime Pokemon Journeys: The Series on December 4, 2020.

Pokemon Journeys: The Series premiered on Japanese television on November 17, 2019. The first 12 episodes of the anime debuted in the United States on Netflix on June 12, 2020. The service added more episodes of the anime to its service on September 11, 2020. Netflix will continue to add new episodes quarterly.

Source: ANN

Netflix to Stream the Second Season of the Great Pretender Anime Outside of Japan on November 25, 2020

Netflix has announced that it will begin streaming the second season of the Great Pretender anime series outside of Japan on November 25, 2020. The second season consists of “Case 4” (episodes 15-23) of the anime.

“Case 4,” titled “Wizard of Far East,” takes place in Shanghai and Tokyo. The story features the “Suzaku Association,” a group engaged in children trafficking, and Laurent’s past.

Netflix began streaming Great Pretender outside of Japan on August 20, 2020. The series premiered in Japan on July 8, 2020.

Source: ANN

Netflix Is Now Streaming the Second Season of the Food Wars! Anime

The Fandom Post is reporting that Netflix is now streaming Food Wars! The Second Plate, which is the second season for the Food Wars! anime. Language tracks are in English and Japanese, and subtitles are available in English, Spanish, Arabic, and Brazilian Portuguese.

Yoshitomo Yonetani directed this season, based on scripts by Shogo Yasukawa. Tomoyuki Shitaya designed the characters, and JC Staff handled the animation production.

Source: The Fandom Post

Black Butler II OVAs Return to Netflix

The Fandom Post is reporting that the six-episode Black Butler II OVA series has returned to Netflix. The series is available in both Japanese and English with English subtitles alongside Japanese closed-captioning.

The story of Black Butler is described as:

In Victorian-era Europe, a young boy loses everything he once held near and dear to a vicious plot. In his moment of death, he strikes a deal with a demon: his soul, in exchange for revenge. Ciel Phantomhive is now the head of the Phantomhive corporation, handling all business affairs as well as the underground work for the Queen of England. His new partner is a demon butler, Sebastian Michaelis, whose powers as a butler is only surpassed by his strength as a demon.

The story follows the two along with their other servants, as they work to unravel the plot behind Ciel’s parents’ murder, and the horrendous tragedies that befell Ciel in the month directly after.

Source: The Fandom Post

Netflix to Add the Dorohedoro OVA in October 2020

The Fandom Post is reporting that Netflix will be adding the Dorohedoro OVA to its service on October 15, 2020. While the language availability isn’t currently known, it’s being assumed that it will be same as the language availability for the 12-episode Dorohedoro television anime series. For the TV anime, Netflix has released it in its original Japanese language while also adding English and Thai dubs. Subtitles are offered for English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.

Netflix added the Dorohedoro television anime series to its service worldwide on May 28, 2020. The series premiered on Netflix in Japan on January 12, 2020.

Source: The Fandom Post

The Second Half of the Zoids Wild Anime to Launch on Netflix on October 1, 2020

Anime News Network is citing a report from Crunchyroll that the second half of the Zoids Wild anime will debut on Netflix in the United States on October 1, 2020. The stream will include episodes 26 to 50 of the first Zoids Wild anime.

Netflix began streaming the first season of the Zoids Wild anime in English on August 14, 2020 in the United States.

Netflix describes the story as:

A quest for freedom and legendary treasure begins when a cheerful, young adventurer follows his father’s footsteps to become the greatest Zoids hunter.

The Zoids Wild anime premiered in Japan in July 2018 and aired for 50 episodes.

Source: ANN

Netflix Announces the Premiere Date for the Second Season of the Bakugan: Battle Planet Anime

The Fandom Post is reporting that Netflix has set an October 1, 2020 premiere date for the second season of the Bakugan: Battle Planet anime. The service is already streaming the first 50 episodes of the series.

The show is directed by Kazuya Ichikawa working from the story that came from the US studio Man of Action for Cartoon Network.

The story of the series is described as:

When Bakugan began emerging from the earth’s crust in a mysterious worldwide “awakening,” Dan and his friends find themselves at the epicenter of a new age. Dan and Company quickly learn that they must grow into more than just suburban kids looking for quick fame in the post-Bakugan era. They must learn how to work with their Bakugan and deploy them in battle in order to survive the seemingly endless forces out to control, enslave or just plain destroy the mysterious race of alien creatures. Dan and his friends will evolve into bona fide heroes by protecting their Bakugan, the Earth and ultimately the incredible secret hidden beneath our feet: Our planet has merged with another, living planet… Vestroia!

The English cast includes Jonah Wineberg, Deven Christian Mack, Ticoon Kim, Margarita Valderrama, Jason Deline, and Will Bowes.

Source: The Fandom Post

Netflix to Stream the Sword Art Online: Alicization Anime

The Fandom Post is reporting that Netflix will be begin streaming the first 12 episodes of the Sword Art Online: Alicization anime on October 1, 2020. Language options will be announced at a later date. It will be listed as season three on their site when it goes live.

Manabu Ono is directing the series and A-1 Pictures handling the animation production. Gou Suzuki, Tomoya Nishiguchi, and Shingo Adachi are handling the character designs.

Source: The Fandom Post

Netflix to Stream the Children of the Sea Anime Film

The Fandom Post is reporting that Netflix is listing that the service will begin streaming the Children of the Sea anime film on September 1, 2020. However, it should be noted that as of this writing, there is no placeholder page for the film on the service.

Children of the Sea was originally scheduled to have theatrical screenings in the United States in August 2020, but these were cancelled due to COVID-19.

GKIDS will be releasing the film on home video on September 1, 2020,as a DVD and a Blu-ray/DVD Combo release. The DVD release is priced at $19.97 and comes with an Interview with director Ayumu Watanabe, Interview with composer Joe Hisaishi, Animatic Sequences, Behind the Scenes featurette, Theatrical Trailers. The combo release is priced at $24.97 has all of that plus an exclusive feature-length documentary “Turep – Looking for Children of the Sea.” Both releases are bilingual with Japanese and English language tracks along with English, French, and Spanish subtitles.

Source: The Fandom Post

Netflix to Stream New Episodes of the Pokemon Journeys Anime in United States on September 11, 2020

Netflix has announced that the service will stream the second part of the Pokemon Journeys: The Series anime on September 11, 2020.

The first 12 episodes of the anime debuted in the United States on Netflix on June 12, 2020, and the service will continue to add new episodes quarterly. Pokemon Journeys: The Series also premiered on the Canadian television channel Teletoon on May 9, 2020, and the series will then debut on Télétoon in French later in 2020.

In this latest series in the Pokemon anime franchise, Ash Ketchum and Pikachu gain a new partner on their journeys with a young boy named Goh. Ash’s goal is to become a Pokemon Master, and Goh is aiming to catch every Pokemon (including the Mythical Mew). In the series, Ash and Goh travel through the Galar Region, as well as to previous locations that Ash has been to in his journeys. Pokemon Journeys ties in with the Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield video games.

Pokemon Journeys: The Series had delayed airing new episodes since April 2020 due to COVID-19, but has since resumed airing new episodes on June 7, 2020. Pokemon: Twilight Wings (Hakumei no Tsubasa) also delayed its fifth episode from May 2020 to June 5, 2020 due to the effects of COVID-19 on the show’s production. Gekijōban Pocket Monster Koko, the 23rd anime film in the Pokemon franchise, has been delayed from its planned July 10, 2020 opening in Winter 2021 due to the spread of COVID-19.

Source: ANN