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    Godzilla Returns to Netflix in New Anime Series GODZILLA SINGULAR POINT Coming 2021!

    Kaiju design by Eiji Yamamori for the upcoming Netflix anime series GODZILLA SINGULAR POINT. Image courtesy of Toho. TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.

    Source: Toho Co., Ltd. press release
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    Special Thanks to Jennifer Cruz

    Netflix announces an all new original anime series GODZILLA SINGULAR POINT (ゴジラ S.P <シンギュラポイント>, Gojira S.P < Shingyura Pointo >) featuring a brand new cast and original story set to premiere globally on Netflix in 2021.

    ● Following the success of Godzilla anime films, GODZILLA: PLANET OF THE MONSTERS (GODZILLA 怪獣惑星, Gojira Kaijū Wakusei, 2017), GODZILLA: CITY ON THE EDGE OF BATTLE (GODZILLA 決戦機動増殖都市, Gojira Kessen Kidō Zōshoku Toshi, 2018), and GODZILLA: THE PLANET EATER (GODZILLA 星を喰う者, Gojira Hoshi wo Kuu Mono, 2018) comes an all new original anime series from director Atsushi Takahashi (DORAEMON THE MOVIE 2017: GREAT ADVENTURE IN THE ANTARCTIC KACHI KOCHI).

    ● Anime studio bones (MY HERO ACADEMIA) in partnership with studio Orange, (BEASTARS, LAND OF THE LUSTROUS) will produce the series combining hand-drawn and CG animation styles.

    ● In addition to director Takahashi, the creative team includes Kan Sawada, composer for countless Doraemon films and series such as YOWAMUSHI PEDAL (弱虫ペダル, Yowamushi Pedaru), Japanese science-fiction novelist Toh Enjoe making his TV debut as editor and writer for the series, Kazue Kato creator of Blue Exorcist and the hit comic currently serialized in Jump Square will serve as the character designer, and animator Eiji Yamamori from Studio Ghibli films including PRINCESS MONONOKE (もののけ姫, Mononoke Hime, 1997), SPIRITED AWAY (千と千尋の神隠し, Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi, 2001) and THE WIND RISES (風立ちぬ, Kaze Tachinu, 2013) will do the Kaiju design.

    GODZILLA SINGULAR POINT character design by Kazue Kato. Image courtesy of Toho. TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.
    Logo for the new series. Image courtesy of Toho. TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.

    About Netflix

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    About Toho

    Founded in 1932, Toho Co., Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of the Godzilla films, as well as most of the films by the world-renowned director, Akira Kurosawa. Besides film production, Toho also distributes Japanese films (earning the highest box office receipts for decades in Japan) as well as foreign films through its subsidiary, owns first class movie theaters throughout Japan, produces legitimate plays and musicals, and has more than 100 entertainment-related subsidiaries.

    About bones

    bones was founded by Sunrise staff members Masahiko Minami, Hiroshi Ousaka and Toshihiro Kawamoto in October 1998. The company’s name was originally inspired by the idea “to create animations with bones” and it continues to produce high quality visual works today. bones is renown for its dynamic animated action sequences such as robot animations which continue to attract fans around the world. They are considered one of the most notable anime studios in the world today. They have produced numerous titles, including MY HERO ACADEMIA, PSALMS OF PLANETS, EUREKA seveN and Netflix’s original anime series CAROLE & TUESDAY.

    About Orange

    Established in 2004 and founded by famed CG animator Eiji Inomoto, Orange is a Japanese animation studio based in Musashino, Tokyo that specializes in the production of 3DCG animation. The studio is known for its exaggerated 3D and directing style, which differs from the traditional movement often found in CG works. In 2017, the studio produced Land of the Lustrous. In 2018 Orange released MONSTER STRIKE THE MOVIE: JOURNEY BEYOND THE SKY to theaters. Orange has led Marui Group’s original animation Sobae and the IDOLiSH7 Music Video. In 2019 they launched their first Netflix original anime series BEASTARS globally.

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