15 Feb 2023
Netflix Anime News Updates
15th February 2023
Naoki Urasawa's hit manga PLUTO gets an anime adaption.
It was announced yesterday on Tuesday 14th that Netflix has the anime adaption of Naoki Uraswa's hit manga, Pluto on its way.
Here's a "sneak peek" video of what's to come.
The Japanese cast members have been confirmed as:
Shinshū Fuji as Gesicht
Yōko Hikasa as Atom
Minori Suzuki as Uran
The series will be produced by GENCO in collaboration with Tezuka Productions with animation production by M2.
3rd February 2023
Monster reaches its final form
Netflix has released the final 44 episodes of the series. Now you can enjoy the full 74-episode-long story that follows Dr Kenzo Tenma.
26th January 2023
The 'Record of Ragnarok' is back with Season 2 Part 1
It was announced by the official Record of Ragnarok website, that the first batch of episodes of season 2 will arrive in January 2023.
As of today, episodes 1-10 will be available to stream on Netflix.
Here is the official teaser for season 2 which was released earlier in 2022.
19th January 2023
Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre (Season 1) Airs
Junji Ito is by far one of Japan’s most famous horror artists and authors. Netflix brings an entire series based on his work. In total, there will be 20 stories adapted into anime.
Brought to you by Studio Deen, this will be a 12 episode long animated horror series.
2nd January 2023
The Way Of The House Husband Season 2 Airs
Tatsu is back with another round of antics as the domesticated man in Season 2 of "The Way Of The House Husband".
Tatsu, a former fierce and legendary Yakuza member retired from the criminal underworld to become a househusband and support his wife Miku. Back in his prime, he was known as the "Immortal Dragon". One day he walked away from it all and chose a new path. Confronted by new challenges, this was the beginning of Tatsu's yakuza comedy as he trades in gang warfare for warring over securing the best deals at the grocery store with housewives.
Netflix welcomes Monster and Hajime no Ippo
It was announced in December that two of my favourite anime would be coming to Netflix. I should have told you all then but it totally slipped my mind.
(Click pictures to be taken to Netflix. Trailers below)
Hajime no Ippo (released in 2001) is hands down one of my favourite sports anime still to this date. It also follows the story of Ippo Makunouchi, a quiet and well-mannered student that helps his mum run the family fishermen business. Ippo suddenly finds himself being bullied by some older students and is saved by the professional boxer Mamoru Takamura.
Ippo takes up boxing in pursuit of what it means to be strong.
On the other hand, Monster (released in 2004) is my favourite mystery / psychological anime. It is underrated due to its slow pace, but the story and meaning are more profound than you think.
The story follows Kenzo Tenma, one of Japan's best neurosurgeons. Due to a certain incident, he is drawn into a world of darkness as he tries to solve a string of murder cases linked to a patient whose life he once saved.
One decision changed the trajectory of his life.