What up, J1 Fans! Are you ready for more Godzilla?
Netflix has announced that they will be bringing acclaimed animation studios Orange (Beastars) and Bones (Soul Eater, Mob Psycho 100, My Hero Academia) together to work on a new TV anime featuring the legendary Kaiju. Given the title Godzilla SP (Singular Point), the streaming giant’s new original anime also gathers well know director Atsushi Takahashi, composer Kan Sawada, and famed Japanese science fiction novelist Toh Enjoe as writer for the series. Kazue Kato has been brought in as characters design and legendary animator Eiji Yamamori, who has worked on several Ghibi Studios films including Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and The Wind Rises has been tapped with designing the King of Monsters himself. Netflix has their latest anime project planned of release in 2021 with a premiere set for April in Japan.
While there is no trailer or any further details about the anime at the moment, you can enjoy this picture of the characters who will be featured in the series.
Next year, the king returns. Godzilla: Singular Point is an original anime series featuring character designs by Blue Exorcist’s Kazue Kato and a new Godzilla design from legendary Ghibli animator Eiji Yamamori. pic.twitter.com/7LLJVN2W8m— ⚰️😈 The NXorcist 👻🔪 (@NXOnNetflix) October 6, 2020