If you’re an anime lover AND a serial Netflix binge-watcher, we’re happy to let you know that you’re about to get the best of both worlds.
The streaming giant revealed in its annual AnimeJapan Expo that it’s set to drop around 40 new original anime titles this 2021 – more than double the number of the previous year’s.
The currently announced shows include Record of Ragnarok (June), The Way of the Househusband (April 8), Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness (TBA), Yasuke (April 29), and Eden (May 27). Anime continues to be a strong point for Netflix, with 100 million households reportedly having watched the genre at least once in 2020.
Peep the trailers below.
Record of Ragnarok
Synopsis: Based on the popular manga, ‘Record of Ragnarok’ sees 13 gods from across the globe and 13 of the world’s most notable humans fighting it out in one-on-one battles to decide the fate of humanity.
Synopsis: Thousands of years in the future, a city known as “Eden” is inhabited solely by Artificially Intelligent robots whose former masters vanished long ago.
On a routine assignment, within the depths of the city, two maintenance robots accidentally awaken a human baby girl from stasis, questioning all they were taught to believe – that humans were nothing more than a forbidden ancient myth.
The Way of the Househusband
Synopsis: A feared and former yakuza tries his hand at a normal life, but assassins from his past prove to be an obstacle.
Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness
Synopsis: Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy reunite to solve a new conspiracy involving bio-organic weapons (BoWs)