Netflix Announces New Anime & Returning Titles; including Tiger & Bunny 2, Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 6: Stone Ocean

In celebration of Netflix’s Anime Festival event, of which saw a lengthy presentation being broadcast on the Netflix Anime YouTube Channel, the online streaming giant confirmed plans to offer a wide-variety of new and exclusive anime titles as part of its service.

This presentation, which was around 3 hours in length and saw various trailers, music performances and discussions about the shows that would be coming to the platform, confirmed that the following titles will be made available on Netflix in the near future, with some starting next month.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure – Part 6: Stone Ocean:
[Available to Stream – 1st December 2021]

After an accident while on a drive with her sweetheart, Jolyne Cujoh falls into a trap and is sentenced to 15 years. She is sent to the state-run maximum security Green Dolphin Street Prison — also known as “The Aquarium.” On the verge of despair, she receives a pendant from her father that causes a mysterious power to awake inside of her. “There are some things more fearsome than death. And it’s happening at this very prison” A message from a mysterious boy who appears before Jolyne, inexplicable events that occur one after another, the horrifying truth told to her by her father when he comes to visit, and the name DIO…

Aggretsuko – Season 4:
[Available to Stream – 16th December 2021]

Ghost in the Shell The “Aggretsuko” series depicts the daily life of office worker Retsuko, who copes with her frustrations with her boss and co-workers by belting out death metal. In this new season, will Retsuko and Haida’s relationship finally move forward?Ghost in the Shell

The Orbital Children
[Available to Stream – 28th January 2022]

The story begins in the year 2045, when AI has advanced and anyone can travel into space. Children born on the moon and children from Earth who are on a trip to space meet at the Japanese-built space station, “Anshin.” But their future is decided by the Seven Poem. This new six-episode series is a youthful, futuristic anime reminiscent of “Coil a Circle of Children”.

Ultraman – Season 2
[Available to Stream – Spring 2022]

The curtain rises on a new chapter: Season 2 of “ULTRAMAN” is about to begin! Six warriors come together as this story heats up even more! Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki direct this series that takes the world of “ULTRAMAN” into unknown territory.

Kotaro Lives Alone
[Available to Stream – Spring 2022]:

Selling over 1.4 million copies, Mami Tsumura’s manga and Japan’s most heartwarming comedy “Kotaro Lives Alone” is being adapted into an anime series.

The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh
[Available to Stream – 2022]

The worldwide hit “The Seven Deadly Sins” is receiving a spin-off animated Netflix Film! Featuring an original story by the creator Nakaba Suzuki, this film will tell a new story about Meliodas’s son, Tristan!

Detective Conan: Zero’s Tea Time / The Culprit Hanzawa
[Available to Stream – TBC]

Two official Detective Conan animated spin-offs “Detective Conan: The Culprit Hanzawa,” and “Detective Conan: Zero’s Tea Time” announced for streaming worldwide, only on Netflix!

In addition the following titles we also announced as part of the Netflix event:

Tiger & Bunny 2
[Available to Stream – April 2022]

Tiger & Bunny 2 will take place after the events of Tiger & Bunny: The Movie – The Rising, which is of course the second film in the Tiger & Bunny franchise and a slightly alternative storyline to the original Tiger & Bunny TV anime. The series itself will feature 25 episodes, with half of these being made available to stream at once in April 2022. Japanese cast members will also be returning to replay their roles.

Kakegurui Twins:
[Available to Stream – August 2022]

A year before Yumeko Jabami graced the hallowed halls of Hyakkou Private Academy, Mary Saotome got her own start at the gambling-addicted school. Can this normal girl achieve her own rags-to-riches story through wits and luck? Find out in this prequel to the mega-popular Kakegurui.

Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Adventure:
[Available to Stream – 2022]

The series depicts an active day of incidents and meetings that take place when Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, Kiiroitori, and Kaoru go play in an amusement park that is about to close.

Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045:
[Available to Stream – 2022]

After a global financial crisis, the world is engulfed in an AI-driven “sustainable war.” It’s up to Section 9 to counter new forms of cyber threats.

Exception:
[Available to Stream – 2022]

In the distant future, human beings have been forced to leave earth and migrate to another galaxy. An advanced team of spacecraft arrives at a planet that is to be terraformed. Each member of the team is output by a biological 3D printer.

Thermae Romae Novae:
[Available to Stream – 2022]

Lucius, a bath designer in the Roman Empire, accidentally slips back in time to present day Japan and learns about Japanese bath culture in this comedy.

Further details relating to each of the announced titles will be shared through official Netflix channels.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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