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Netflix Festival Japan 2021 To Unveil New Anime And Live-action Lineups

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The official website of Netflix announced on October 1st to hold an online fan event “Netflix Festival Japan 2021” through YouTube for two days on November 9th and 10th (Wednesday) to announce upcoming titles streaming from winter 2021.

In addition to announcing the latest lineup, this event will feature distinguished leading Japanese actors and voice actors, as well as a wide array of creators from in and outside of Japan who work on Netflix titles.

This event will be streamed globally on the Netflix Japan and Netflix Anime YouTube Channels.

The two-day event is divided into “Anime Day” and “Live Action Day”.

The “Anime Day” on November 9th will feature original new works such as:

  • The Way of the Househusband (Part 3 release date: 10/7)
  • Super Crooks (Release date: 11/25)
  • Aggretsuko (Season 4: coming in December)
  • ULTRAMAN  (Season 2: coming in 2022)
  • Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045  (Season 2: coming in 2022)
  • Record of Ragnarok (Season 1 streaming now)
  • Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Adventure  (Rilakkuma and Kaoru streaming now)
  • Spriggan (Coming in 2022)
  • Thermae Romae Novae (Coming in 2022)
  • Drifting Home (Coming in 2022)

…and more!!

November 10th will focus on live-action programs. Netflix will introduce upcoming  Netlflix films :

  • Red Notice (Release date: 11/12)
  • Bruised (Release date: 11/24)
  • Army of Thieves (Release date: 10/12)
  • Emily in Paris (Season 2 release date: 12/22)
  • Sex Education (Season 3 streaming now)
  • Nevertheless, (Streaming now)

…and more!!

Guest appearances by the staff involved in the work will be also available on the day.

  • We Couldn’t Become Adults (Release date: 11/5) – Mirai Moriyama/Director Yoshihiro Mori
  • Asakusa Kid (Release date: 12/9) – Yo Oizumi/Yuya Yanagi/Director Gekidan Hitori
  • The Journalist (Release date: 2022) – Ryoko Yonekura/Director Michihito Fujii
  • Fishbowl Wives (Release date: 2022) – Ryoko Shinohara/Director Michiko Namiki

…and more!!

International stars including Dwayne Johnson from the much-anticipated action blockbuster Red Notice, director Rawson Marshall Thurber, Halle Berry, who makes her directorial debut with Bruised, Lily Collins from Emily in Paris, Song Kang from Nevertheless, Matthias Schweighöfer from Army of Thieves, and Asa Butterfield from Sex Education will also join through special clips.

Source: Netflix Official Website

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