We have a full breakdown from the teaser.
To cap off a busy weekend of anime announcements, Netflix has released a new teaser trailer that details the anime coming next month to the world’s largest streaming service, as well as the rest of the year. Of note, Cannon Busters isn’t shown anywhere which, right away, buts the likelihood of the series premiering in 2019 in doubt. They DID post footage of a slew of anime that we both knew about and a few we didn’t. Also of note, Netflix has teased that more The Disastrous Life of Saiki K is on the way, however, they didn’t note if the series would be English dubbed this time or if they are gonna pull a whammy as they did with the show’s third season and not produce any episodes in English language audio.
Debuts April 1, 2019
Several years have passed since the events of Ultraman, with the legendary “Giant of Light” (光の巨人 Hikari no Kyojin) now a memory, as it is believed he returned home after fighting the many giant aliens that invaded the Earth. Shin Hayata’s son Shinjiro seems to possess a strange ability, and it is this ability, along with his father’s revelation that he was Ultraman, that leads Shinjiro to battle the new aliens invading the Earth as the new Ultraman.
Director: Kenji Kamiyama, Shinji Aramaki; Music: Nobuko Toda, Kazuma Jinnouchi; Production Company: Production I.G, SOLA DIGITAL ARTS; Cast: Ryohei Kimura, Takuya Eguchi, Megumi Han, Hideyuki Tanaka
Rilakkuma and Kaoru
Debuts April 19, 2019
When a woman in her thirties begins sharing her apartment with a soft toy bear that has decided to take up residence there, she finds that the secret to life is sometimes as simple as relaxing. One of the most popular characters in Japan comes to life in this stop-motion animation series.
Director: Masahito Kobayashi; Writer: Naoko Ogigami; Creative Advisor: Aki Kondo; Production Rights: San-X; Production Company: dwarf studios; Cast: Mikako Tabe
The protagonist, Baki Hanma, trains with an intense focus to become strong enough to surpass his father, Yujiro Hanma, the strongest fighter in the world. Five of the world’s most violent and brutal death row inmates are gathering to face Baki. Their objective is to taste defeat — their unmatched strength and skill have led them to grow bored of life itself, and they now seek out Baki in the hopes that he can overwhelm and utterly crush them. In this crisis, other underground martial art warriors gather to fight by Baki’s side: Kaoru Hanayama, Gouki Shibukawa, Retsu Kaioh, and Doppo Orochi. An epic showdown between violent death row inmates and Baki and his friends begins! More than 63 million copies of the original manga series have been printed and the series will be comprised of 26 episodes for Netflix, produced by TMS Entertainment.
Premieres: April 30th
Ingress will follow two new characters named Sarah and Makoto after they are affected by the “exotic matter” that lies at the heart of the game. Sarah is given the ability to perceive “certain aspects of time and space,” while Makoto has a form of psychometry that lets him see the history of almost any object once he has touched it.
Premieres: May 14th
“In the immediate future, a giant meteorite has collided with earth. All living organisms, including mankind, have been wiped off the face of the planet. The government, who had foreseen this outcome, took measures to counter the worst-case scenario. In particular was Project “7SEEDS,” in which five sets of seven young men and women were carefully selected and placed into teams (Spring, Summer A, Summer B, Autumn and Winter). Each participant was then put under cryogenic sleep in hopes of preserving the continued existence of mankind.”
High roller Yumeko Jabami plans to clean house at Hyakkaou Private Academy, a school where students are evaluated solely on their gambling skills.
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Debuts June 21, 2019
A.D. 2015. Tokyo 3 is under attack by powerful creatures known as the Angels. The protagonist, Shinji Ikari, is chosen to pilot the Humanoid Decisive Weapon Evangelion — the only way for humanity to fight against the Angels. The battle for the fate of humanity starts now. What exactly are the Angels? What fate awaits the young pilots and humanity itself? In addition to Neon Genesis Evangelion, Evangelion: Death True and The End of Evangelion will also be launching on Netflix.
Premieres July 31st, 2019
Underground gladiator Tokita Ohma fights on behalf of business mogul Nogi Hideki who wagers mega-business deals on the outcome of these brutal matches.
Carole & Tuesday
Is an upcoming anime television series produced by studio Bones, in commemoration for the studio’s 20th anniversary. Flying Lotus and Ken Watanabe are collaborating on the series.