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Netflix Opens First Global Fan Event TUDUM' With A Special Spotlight On Ambitious Anime Slate

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-- Highlights include an anime adaptation of Mark Millar's Super Crooks, a new feature project by critically acclaimed Studio Colorido and sneak peek at an all new ULTRAMAN, Aggretsuko and Bright: Samurai Soul --

TOKYO, JAPAN - September 25, 2021 - Opening the first ever TUDUM global fan event, Netflix today celebrated their ever growing slate of anime, showcasing and celebrating both upcoming projects as well as stories fans already know and love. Anime continues to grow its fanbase on Netflix, with over 120 million households choosing to watch at least one anime on Netflix in the past year. Netflix is excited to continue bolstering their best-in-class lineup of anime from Japan and around the world.

During the virtual fan event presented and hosted by Netflix Anime V-Tuber N-ko, Netflix announced Drifting Home (premiering 2022), the next feature film project by critically acclaimed Studio Colorido, which delighted fans with their 2020 smash-hit A Whisker Away. The upcoming original story about two childhood friends that drift into a mysterious sea alongside an entire housing complex, will join previously announced projects like the super-powered heist story Super Crooks (premiering November 25, 2021) based on a story by comic book legend Mark Millar or Bright: Samurai Soul (premiering October 12, 2021), an ambitious anime spin-off to the original Hollywood blockbuster starring Will Smith.

Netflix also gave fans a glimpse at some of their returning series, including Aggretsuko Season 4 (premiering December, 2021) and ULTRAMAN Season 2 (premiering in 2022), revealing a new teaser art for the long awaited sophomore season of ULTRAMAN as well as the key art and premiere timing for the return of Aggretesuko.

The spotlight event also celebrated longtime fan favorite Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie. Fans joined host and actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan (Never Have I Ever) as she talked to the global voice cast about their experience as the voices of Super Sailor Moon / Usagi Tsukino and to celebrate the latest installment in the hugely successful, and timeless franchise.

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AGGRETSUKO Season 4 - Global Premiere Date: December, 2021 Key Art HERE (*please download and do not post link) We kindly ask that you please link to www.netflix.com/aggretsuko in your coverage.

Frustrated with her thankless office job, Retsuko the Red Panda copes with her daily struggles by belting out death metal karaoke after work. After becoming an underground idol to pay off her debts, Retsuko decides to quit OTMGirls and enjoy living a happy, normal life but just as the company she works for is facing big changes, her relationship with Haida finally begins to move. Staff: Original story by: Sanrio Directed by: Rarecho Animation Production: Fanworks

Bright: Samurai Soul - Global Premiere Date: October 12, 2021 Featurette HERE Main Trailer HERE, Key Art HERE & Unit Stills HERE (*please download and do not post link) Official photos of MIYAVI HERE & Character stills HERE (*please download and do not post link) We kindly ask that you please link to www.netflix.com/brightsamuraisoul in your coverage. In the time between the fall of the Shogunate and the rise of the Meiji era, a powerful bright light emitted from a wand brings an end to the long Shogunate period to avoid further bloodshed as Japan begins to shift toward a new era. Amid these circumstances, a one-eyed wandering ronin named Izou, who has lost his reason to live, and Raiden, an orc who detests murder and hopes to leave a life of thievery behind, separately meet a young elf girl named Sonya around the same time. Together, they go on a journey along the Tokaido road to bring her and the wand she holds safely to the land of the elves in the north. Standing in their path is the mysterious organization Inferni, which aims to obtain the wand and revive the Dark Lord, who intends to rule all of creation. Inferni also uses the new Meiji government in its attempt to steal the wand from Izou, Raiden and Sonya. Traveling along the Tokaido road from Kyoto to Yokohama, Izou and Raiden begin their journey to protect the wand. Staff: Directed by: Kyohei Ishiguro Written by: Michiko Yokote Character Designer: Atsushi Yamagata Animation Production: ARECT

Drifting Home - Global Premiere Date: Coming in 2022 Teaser Trailer HERE & Teaser Art HERE (*please download and do not post link) We kindly ask that you please link to www.netflix.com/driftinghome in your coverage. Kosuke and Natsume have been friends since childhood, but as time goes on the relationship between the two sixth graders seems strained as they keep avoiding one another. One day during their summer vacation, they go to a housing complex that is scheduled to be demolished. Having grown up there, the place holds a lot of memories, but while playing, they suddenly get caught up in a mysterious phenomenon and when they regain consciousness, they see an entire ocean before them as the housing complex has drifted into a mysterious sea and Kosuke and Natsume with it. Will they be able to return to their previous world? A summer farewell journey begins...

Staff: Director: Hiroyasu Ishida Screenplay: Hayashi Mori, Hiroyasu Ishida & Minaka Sakamoto Character Designer: Akihiro Nagae Assistant Character Designer: Fumi Kato Composer: Umitaro Abe Producer: Koji Yamamoto Production: Studio Colorido Planning: Twin Engine

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie - Now Streaming Main Trailer HERE & Stills HERE (*please download and do not post link) We kindly ask that you please link to www.netflix.com/sailormoon in your coverage. The upcoming adventures are set in
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