Netflix expands anime slate with new series and films

Netflix announced the addition of new anime titles and their details, which is set to hit the screens of the streamer. Many enticing new shows were announced using trailers, first looks, or short clips.

Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway

Gundam: Hathaway is a follow-up to the 1980s’ famous Gundam movies. The film’s original creator Yoshiyuki Tomino returned to create the script. Gundam: Hathaway is set twelve years after the events of Gundam: Char’s Counterattack, and it follows Hathaway Noa, a member of the terrorist group Mafty, as she strives to stop the increasingly powerful Earth Federation.

Shaman King

The new Shaman King anime continues Yoh Asakura’s exploits as he tries to refine his shaman talents in order to win the Shaman Fight and become the Shaman King. The current animation, which debuted in Japan in April, will consist of 52 episodes and adapt all 35 volumes of Kodansha’s Shaman King full edition. The animation will be accessible on the streamer from August 9.

Edens Zero

Edens Zero is based on Hiro Mashima’s manga of the same name, which follows Shiki Granbell, a young boy who joins the Edens Zero spacecraft in search of Mother, the cosmic goddess. Rebecca Bluegarden, an aspiring social media star, and her robotic cat, Happy, are also along for the voyage. The anime adaptation will be available on August 26.


The forthcoming horror anime series will be created by Hirotaka Adachi, who has a long history in the industry, with character and monster designs by Yoshitaka Amano, a character designer for the Final Fantasy video game franchise. In terms of plotline, it appears that the anime series will centre on outer space, with terrible beings pursuing their prey.

Bright: Samurai Soul

Will Smith’s film Bright is receiving an anime spin-off. It follows the narrative of Izo, a ronin, who is accompanied by Raiden, an orc, as they journey across the land in search of a missing elf girl. These two combatants accompany the mysterious youngster to her tribe in the north, escorting her home across all kinds of dangerous terrain. To make matters worse, the elf girl appears to be in possession of a wand that others are keen to seize.

Make My Day

Make My Day is a film adaptation of a manga author Yasuo Ohtagaki’s original narrative, Moonlight Mile, Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt. The film is directed by Makoto Honda, while 5 Inc. is in charge of animation and character design.

Godzilla Singular Point

Toho Company Ltd., Bones, and Orange collaborated on Godzilla: Singular Point. In March 2021, it launched on Netflix Japan, and in April 2021, it was broadcast on television. The show will be released internationally on June 24, 2021. The first season consists of 13 episodes, each lasting around 23 minutes.

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