Netflix Anime Festival Teases 16 Upcoming Anime Shows & Films

2021 will be a good year for anime fans!

The future of anime on Netflix looks promising with their announced slate at the Netflix Anime Festival!

During the virtual festival, Netflix unveiled its lineup of 16 anime shows and films which are mostly landing on the platform next year. These include the anime titles from popular franchises, adaptations from manga series, and works from the other parts of the world including our very own TRESE. Check out the full list below:

Resident Evil Infinite Darkness

Coming on 2021

From Capcom Co., Ltd, Quebico, and TMS Entertainment comes this animated series from the very popular franchise Resident Evil. The CGI series follows the video game icons Claire Redfield and Leon S. Kennedy as they face the hordes of zombies that the franchise is very well known for.

Godzilla Singular Point

Coming on 2021


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This 13-episode anime series features the most iconic kaiju, Godzilla. It will follow the team up of a young genius and young engineer as they face the enormous and unprecedented threat that is Godzilla.

Eden

Coming on May 2021

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Directed by Yasuhiro Irie, Eden follows a human who grew up with advanced robots who do not seem to understand the human definition of fun. But their life will soon be disturbed by a robot who believes all humans are destructive by nature.

Vampire in the Garden

Coming on 2021

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From Ryotaro Makihara and WIT Studio, Vampire in the Garden is set in a world where the human race has lost to the vampires. The human Momo meets the vampire Fine and together, they form a bond that could pave the way towards a world where humans and vampires can live together.

Yasuke

Coming on 2021

This brand new story coming to Netflix is based on the historic figure Yasuke, who was an African samurai who served Japanese daimyō Oda Nobunaga. It is created by LeSean Thomas and will star Lakeith Stanfield’s voice.

Pacific Rim: The Black

Coming on 2021

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This anime series based on the movie franchise that featured humans in Mecha suits going against Kaijus. It is produced through the collaboration of Legendary Entertainment in the US and Polygon Pictures in Japan.

Transformers: War For Cybertron Trilogy

Chapter 2 coming soon

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After the premiere of its first film earlier this year, Transformers: War For Cybertron will continue its story with the continuing collaboration between Legendary Entertainment and Polygon Pictures.

TRESE

Coming on 2021

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Based on the Filipino comics of the same name by Budjette Tan and KaJo Baldisimo, the anime series TRESE follows the eponymous detective who solves crimes and fights forces tied to the supernatural.

B: The Beginning Succession (Season 2)

Coming on 2021

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From Kazuto Nakazawa and Production IG is the much-anticipated continuation of B: The Beginning Succession. Here, the legendary investigator Keith comes in to look into the crimes of the serial killer, Killer B.

Baki Hanma

Coming on 2021

Baki is back, and this time, it will be an intense battle between father and son.

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Thermae Romae Novae

Coming soon

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Based on Mari Yamazaki’s comedy manga series, Thermae Romae Novae follows the Roman architect Lucius who travels through time and finds himself in modern Japan. Through the modern world, he gets the idea to open a bathhouse in ancient Rome.

High-Rise Invasion

Coming on February 2021

This anime film is for thrill-seekers. This gory survival manga follows a group of people who are stuck at the rooftop of high-rise buildings while being hunted by masked pursuers.

Rilakumma’s Theme Park Adventure

Coming soon

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This stop-motion animated series from San-X features the cute Rilakumma. It will feature beloved characters from the franchise including Kiiroitori and Kaoru.

Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan

Coming on 2021

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This Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure spin-off from Hirohiko Araki and David Production will be following the popular character from the series, Kishibe Rohan.

The Way of the Househusband

Coming on 2021

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Based on the popular comedy manga by Kosuke Oono, The Way of the Househusband follows the feared ex-Yakuza boss Tatsu as he becomes a househusband to support his wife’s career.

Spriggan

Coming on 2021

After 30 years, the manga Spriggan will finally get its anime adaptation next year. When out-of-this-world relics fall to the Earth containing great power, ARCAM’s Spriggan agents must protect it from various forces.

Check out the Netflix Anime YouTube channel for more updates and content.

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