Netflix is stepping up its anime game in 2021. During the AnimeJapan 2021 showcase on Friday, the streaming service announced that it will release “around 40” anime titles, movies and series, in 2021 – almost double that. which he published last year.
Among the upcoming shows from Netflix, there are a few animated series that are set to release in the coming months. On April 8, Netflix will release the first season of Way home, a comedy series about a former Yakuza member raising a family, hosted by JC Staff. Later in the same month, the streaming service will premiere MAPPA Yasuke, which tells the story of a black samurai in an alternate history version of Japan.
On May 27, Netflix will be released Eden, a show that takes place in the distant future where a human baby is born into a world of artificially intelligent robots. Eden will be headed by Yasuhiro Irie, the director of Full Metal Alchemist: Fraternité. Netflix has also announced that it will premiere the animated adaptation of Record the Ragnarok, a series about gods and humans who fight for the fate of the world. Finally, Netflix also has Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, an animated series based on the game franchise that airs later this year as well.
These are just a few of the dozens of series that Netflix plans to release in 2021. Netflix has a long list of anime projects in development that don’t have a release date, including series based on The Witcher, Lara Croft, Godzilla and The Terminator.