Drifting Home Anime Film to Premiere on Netflix in 2022

The “Tudum: A Netflix Global Fan Event” livestream on September 25, 2021 announced that Studio Colorido is producing a new full-length anime film titled Ame o Tsugeru Hyōryū Danchi (Drifting Home). The film will stream on Netflix in 2022 worldwide, and will also screen in theaters in Japan.

Hiroyasu Ishida is directing the anime, and he is also writing the script alongside Hayashi Mori and Minaka Sakamoto. Akihiro Nagae is designing the characters, and Fumi Katō is the assistant character designer. Umitarō Abe is composing the music.

The “adventure fantasy as summer ends” anime centers on Kōsuke and his childhood friend Natsume. The two recently entered sixth grade, and are entering an awkward phase in their friendship and have started avoiding one another. One day during summer vacation, they visit an apartment building with that is about to be demolished, where the two of them used to live. Suddenly, Kōsuke, Natsume, and their friends get wrapped up in a strange phenomenon, and the whole building is surrounded by an ocean. The group of friends must try to find their way home from the drifting building.

Source: ANN

The Second Cour of The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon’s Judgement Anime Premieres on Netflix

The Fandom Post is reporting that the second cour (Episodes 13-24) of The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon’s Judgement anime are now available on Netflix. The series is available in Japanese, English, German, Spanish, and French as well as Japanese with audio descriptions. On the subtitled side, it has English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese subtitles as well as Japanese closed captions options.

Netflix premiered the first 12 episodes of The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon’s Judgement anime on June 28, 2021.

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Netflix to Stream Violet Evergarden: The Movie

The Fandom Post is reporting that Netflix will begin streaming Violet Evergarden: The Movie on October 13, 2021. As of this writing, the language options for the film are not known.

The story of Violet Evergarden is described as:

“Auto Memories Doll.” It’s already been a long time since that name was first popularized. It’s a machine that Dr. Orlando created that talks in a natural voice. At first, he only made it to help out his loving wife, but before long they spread out into the world, and companies were made to lend them out. “I’m Violet Evergarden, the Auto Memories Doll who will rush to provide service anywhere you wish.” That translucent voice comes from a robotic beautiful girl with blonde hair and blue eyes like she came out of a storybook.

Source: The Fandom Post

Komi Can’t Communicate to Stream Internationally on Netflix

It is being reported that Komi Can’t Communicate will stream internationally on Netflix, and that it will be available in over 190 countries and territories in eight languages dubbed and 31 languages subtitled. However, the overseas debut date will be different from Japan. As of this writing, the overseas premiere date has not been announced. The anime is scheduled to premiere on Netflix in Japan on October 7, 2021.

The story of Komi Can’t Communicate is described as:

Timid Tadano is a total wallflower, and that’s just the way he likes it. But all that changes when he finds himself alone in a classroom on the first day of high school with the legendary Komi. He quickly realizes she isn’t aloof—she’s just super awkward. Now he’s made it his mission to help her on her quest to make 100 friends.

Source: ANN

Bright: Samurai Soul Anime Film to Premiere on Netflix on October 12, 2021

Netflix has announced that Bright: Samurai Soul, its new anime film based on the 2017 Bright live-action film that starred Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, will premiere on the service on October 12, 2021.

The story of Bright: Samurai Soul is described as:

In the time between the fall of the Shogunate and the rise of the Meiji era, a powerful bright light emitted from a wand brings an end to the long Shogunate period to avoid further bloodshed as Japan begins to shift toward a new era. Amid these circumstances, a one-eyed wandering ronin named Izou, who has lost his reason to live, and Raiden, an orc who detests murder and hopes to leave a life of thievery behind, separately meet a young elf girl named Sonya around the same time. Together, they go on a journey along the Tokaido road to bring her and the wand she holds safely to the land of the elves in the north. Standing in their path is the mysterious organization Inferni, which aims to obtain the wand and revive the Dark Lord, who intends to rule all of creation. Inferni also uses the new Meiji government in its attempt to steal the wand from Izou, Raiden and Sonya. Traveling along the Tokaido road from Kyoto to Yokohama, Izou and Raiden begin their journey to protect the wand.

Kyōhei Ishiguro is directing the film. Michiko Yokote is writing the script. Atsushi Yamagata is designing the characters. 3D CG animation studio Arect is animating the film.

Source: ANN
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Netflix Is Listing the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 6: Stone Ocean Anime as Streaming “Monthly”

Netflix’s media center lists the anime series of Hirohiko Araki’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean manga as streaming “monthly,” in Japan as well as in other countries. Netflix will debut the anime exclusively worldwide in December 2021, and it will then it will air on Japanese television in January 2022.

David Production is returning to produce the series. Kenichi Suzuki is returning from Parts 1-3 as the chief director, and Toshiyuki Kato is the director. Yasuko Kobayashi is returning from the previous anime to handle the series composition, and Masanori Shino is the character designer. Yūgo Kanno is returning from Parts 3-5 as composer.

Source: ANN

The Second Part of The Way of the Househusband Anime to Premiere on Netflix on October 7, 2021

Netflix has announced that the second part of The Way of the Househusband anime is scheduled to premiere wordlwide on October 7, 2021.

The Way of the Househusband follows a retired yakuza member known as “Immortal Tatsu” who is living out his post-crime career as a househusband. He still manages to find his way into trouble from time to time, except it’s in the grocery aisle instead of some back alley.

The first part of the anime debuted globally on Netflix on April 8, 2021 with five episodes.

Source: ANN

Netflix to Stream the Blue Period Anime Outside of Japan on October 9, 2021

The official website for the Blue Period anime has announced that the series will begin streaming on Netflix outside of Japan on October 9, 2021. Anime News Network’s report on this news is claiming that new episodes will stream weekly.

The story of Blue Period is described as:

Yatora is the perfect high school student, with good grades and lots of friends. It’s an effortless performance, and, ultimately… a dull one. But he wanders into the art room one day, and a lone painting captures his eye, awakening him to a kind of beauty he never knew. Compelled and consumed, he dives in headfirst—and he’s about to learn how savage and unforgiving art can be.

Source: ANN

Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle to Premiere on Netflix on October 8, 2021

The Pokemon franchise’s official YouTube channel began streaming an English-dubbed trailer for Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle (Gekijōban Pocket Monster Koko), the 23rd anime film in the Pokemon franchise, and it reveals that the film will begin streaming on Netflix on October 8, 2021.

The film’s story is set in Okoya Forest, a Pokemon paradise protected by strict rules that forbid outsiders from setting foot inside. The film centers on Koko, a boy who was raised by Pokemon and also considers himself as one, treating the Mythical Pokemon Zarude as his father. Ash and Pikachu encounter Koko during an adventure. The film focuses on the theme of a “human raised by Pokemon,” instead of the previous films’ focus of the “bond between a human trainer and their Pokémon.”

Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle opened in Japanese theaters in December 2020.

Source: ANN

Netflix to Stream The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light Anime Film

The Fandom Post is reporting that Netflix will begin streaming The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light anime film on October 1, 2021.

The film is an all-new story from the original manga creator, Nakaba Suzuki. It’s also set to take place after The Seven Deadly Sins: Dragon’s Judgement.

The story of the The Seven Deadly Sins franchise is described as:

When Holy Knights arrest her family, Princess Elizabeth seeks out a group of legendary warriors known as the Seven Deadly Sins. Finding them is no easy task and her journey takes her to a small tavern run by an unassuming, albeit perverted, barkeep, and his talking pig. But this man reveals himself to be Meliodas-the Dragon Sin of Wrath. Agreeing to help her, the two seek out the remaining sins.

Source: The Fandom Post