Netflix has announced a rather hefty June for adult animation premieres with a lot for just about everybody. We’ve got the second and final season of Human Resources, the long-awaited premiere of the new Black Clover movie, and a whole lot more. We’ve got full synopses down below and we’ll have reviews and more of everything as the month chugs along.
Premieres: June 9
Human Resources is co-created and executive produced by Kelly Galuska, Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Jennifer Flackett and Mark Levin.
Kroll, Goldberg, Flackett and Levin are co-creators and executive producers of Big Mouth. They are producing both shows under their animation company banner Brutus Pink which has an exclusive relationship with Netflix.
Human Resources pulls back the curtain on the daily lives of the creatures – Hormone Monsters, Depression Kitties, Shame Wizards and many more – that help humans journey through every aspect of life from puberty to parenthood to the twilight years. Though the protagonists are creatures, they have a lot of humanity themselves.
Series Regulars: Nick Kroll (Maury the Hormone Monster), Maya Rudolph (Connie the Hormone Monstress), Aidy Bryant (Emmy the Lovebug), Randall Park (Pete the Logic Rock), Keke Palmer (Rochelle the Lovebug), Brandon Kyle Goodman (Walter the Lovebug), and David Thewlis (The Shame Wizard).
Miley Cyrus guest stars as “Van The Logic Rock”. Florence Pugh voices the role of “Sarah”.
Premieres: June 9
An old friend returns to the neighborhood after several years away and struggles to recognize the world in which he grew up. Zerocalcare would like to do something for him but realizes that he is unable to help him feel at home again and make the right choice to find his place in the world.
Premieres: June 16
The popular comic Black Clover, which has been published in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) and has sold over 17 million copies, will be made into a movie for the first time!
The story of the movie will be an original story not depicted in the comics. The film will be supervised by Yūki Tabata, the author of the original manga, and will tell the story of the Wizard King, which was not revealed in the original manga.
In a world where magic is everything, Asta, a boy who was born with no magic, aims to become the “Wizard King,” to overcome adversity, prove his power, and keep his oath with his friends.
Premieres: June 22
“Skull Island” takes viewers on a thrilling adventure as a group of kind-hearted explorers rescues Annie (Mae Whitman) from the ocean, unaware that their act of heroism will lead them to the treacherous Skull Island. This enigmatic place is home to bizarre creatures and terrifying monsters, including the mighty titan himself, Kong.
Premieres: June 29
The series is produced by Studio Deen and directed by Noriyuki Abe, with scripts written by Rika Takasugi and music composed by Kenji Kawai. The tale is set in the magnificent city of Edo, where a reversal of gender roles spurs a whirl of emotions.