Netflix is adding 40 new anime titles in 2021

Netflix is stepping up its anime video game in 2021. Throughout the AnimeJapan 2021 display on Friday, the streaming service revealed that will launch “around 40” anime titles, motion pictures and series, in 2021 — nearly double what it launched in 2015.

Amongst Netflix’s upcoming programs are a couple of anime series that are set to launch in the next for months. On April 8, Netflix will launch the very first season of Method of the Househusband, a funny series about a previous Yakuza member raising a household, animated by J.C. Personnel. Later on that very same month, the streaming service will premiere MAPPA’s Yasuke, which informs the story of a Black samurai in an alternate-history variation of Japan.

Promotional art for Netflix’s Yasuke anime

Image: Takeshi Koike/MAPPA

On May 27, Netflix will launch Eden, a program embeded in the distant future where a human infant is born into a world of synthetically smart robotics. Eden will be directed by Yasuhiro Irie, the director of Complete Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Netflix likewise revealed that it will premiere the anime adjustment of Record of Ragnarok, a series about gods and people fighting for the fate of the world. Lastly, Netflix likewise has Local Evil: Infinite Darkness, an anime series based upon the video game franchise premiering later on this year also.

These are just a few of the lots of series Netflix prepares to launch in 2021. Netflix has a long list of anime tasks in advancement that do not have release dates, consisting of series based upon The Witcher, Lara Croft, Godzilla, and The Terminator.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.