5 Anime Series And Films To Premiere On Netflix This 2021-2022

TUDUM! Netflix went all out to bring the biggest virtual fan event to the world. Fans were at the edge of their seats with all the exciting announcements at the TUDUM global fan event, from returning shows to previews of new titles coming up.

For the hardcore anime fans, N-ko, Netflix’s official anime VTuber, showcased the awesome upcoming lineup on Netflix.

Bright: Samurai Soul

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.

Directed by: Kyohei Ishiguro

Written by: Michiko Yokote

Character Designer: Atsushi Yamagata

Animation Production: ARECT

Global Premiere Date: October 12, 2021

More information: www.netflix.com/brightsamuraisoul

Super Crooks

In this anime adaptation, small-time crook Johnny Bolt recruits the ultimate crew for one last heist — for real! From comic book legend Mark Millar, this super-powered heist story about eight super-villains is jam-packed with action and told in 13x 30-minute episodes lushly produced by Bones.

Original Graphic Novel created by: Mark Millar & Leinil Yu

Director: Motonobu Hori

Writer (Story Editor): Dai Sato

Composer: Towa Tei

Character Design Supervisor: Leinil Yu

Character Design: Takashi Mitani

Animation Production: bones (or BONES)

Global Premiere Date: November 25, 2021

More information: www.netflix.com/supercrooks

Aggretsuko: Season 4

Frustrated with her thankless office job, Retsuko the Red Panda copes with her daily struggles by belting out death metal karaoke after work. After becoming an underground idol to pay off her debts, Retsuko decides to quit OTMGirls and enjoy living a happy, normal life… but just as the company she works for is facing big changes, her relationship with Haida finally begins to move.

Original story by: Sanrio

Directed by: Rarecho

Animation Production: Fanworks 

Global Premiere Date: December 2021

More information: www.netflix.com/aggretsuko

Drifting Home

Kosuke and Natsume have been friends since childhood, but as time goes on the relationship between the two sixth graders seems strained as they keep avoiding one another. One day during their summer vacation, they go to a housing complex that is scheduled to be demolished. Having grown up there, the place holds a lot of memories, but while playing, they suddenly get caught up in a mysterious phenomenon and when they regain consciousness, they see an entire ocean before them as the housing complex has drifted into a mysterious sea and Kosuke and Natsume with it. Will they be able to return to their previous world? A summer farewell journey begins…

Director: Hiroyasu Ishida

Screenplay: Hayashi Mori, Hiroyasu Ishida & Minaka Sakamoto

Character Designer: Akihiro Nagae

Assistant Character Designer: Fumi Kato

Composer: Umitaro Abe

Producer: Koji Yamamoto

Production: Studio Colorido

Planning: Twin Engine

Global Premiere Date: Coming in 2022

More information: www.netflix.com/driftinghome


via Netflix

Several years have passed since the events of Ultraman, with the legendary “Giant of Light” (光の巨人 Hikari no Kyojin) now a memory, as it is believed he returned home after fighting the many giant aliens that invaded the Earth. Shin Hayata’s son Shinjiro seems to possess a strange ability, and it is this ability, along with his father’s revelation that he was Ultraman, that leads Shinjiro to battle the new aliens invading the Earth as the new Ultraman.

Based on a comic by: Tsuburaya Production, Eiichi Shimizu & Tomohiro Shimoguchi

Directors: Kenji Kamiyama & Shinji Aramaki

Music: Nobuko Toda & Kazuma Jinnouchi

Production: Production I.G. & SOLA DIGITAL ARTS

Global Premiere Date: Coming 2022

Teaser Art HERE (please download and do not post link)

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