Netflix has revealed 40 anime titles that may bow on the service in 2022, together with new reveals and returning fan favorites.
Titles revealed on the AnimeJapan 2022 occasion embody “Thermae Romae Novae,” launching on Monday, which is a part of the partnership that the streamer had introduced in 2020 with six anime creators. Different highlights embody “Kotaro Lives Alone,” and Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Journey. It additionally options family-friendly anime movies like motion blockbuster “Bubble,” which premiered on the Berlinale earlier this 12 months and Studio Colorido’s “Drifting Residence.”
Netflix additionally revealed the return of the newest season within the “JoJo’s Weird Journey” universe, “Stone Ocean,” which is able to proceed for episodes 13-24 later this 12 months.
Through the AnimeJapan stage occasion, Netflix offered sneak peeks into upcoming titles together with new character artwork and primary casts for “The Seven Lethal Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh,” with the primary half premiering in 2022, and artwork and primary trailer of “Ghost within the Shell SAC_2045” Season 2, out there from Could.
Japanese voice abilities Megumi Han (“Vampire within the Backyard,” “Ghost within the Shell SAC_2045” Season 2, Mariya Ise (“JoJo’s Weird Journey Stone Ocean,” “Tiger & Bunny 2,” “Spriggan”), Yuki Kaji (“Bubble,” “The Seven Lethal Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh,” “Akuma Kun”), Junichi Suwabe (“Ultraman” Season 2, “Kotaro Lives Alone”) and Kenjiro Tsuda (“Thermae Romae Novae”) introduced the varied anime tasks to life for followers on the stage occasion.
“Anime is among the cornerstones of our funding in Japan, watched by almost 90% of our members right here final 12 months. On the similar time, curiosity in anime has grown worldwide, and greater than half of our members globally tuned into it final 12 months,” stated Kohei Obara, director, anime artistic, Netflix. “From diversifying our slate to bringing again fan favorites, we wish to proceed rising our members’ discovery and love for anime, each in Japan and around the globe with this subsequent chapter of anime on Netflix.”