Singular Point: Netflix orders new Godzilla anime
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Godzilla is stomping his way back on to Netflix next year with another anime series.
Following the success of the streaming giant’s trio of Godzilla anime films, Planet of the Monsters, City on the Edge of Battle and The Planet Eater, Netflix has announced a new original anime featuring a new cast and original story.
Godzilla Singular Point will hail 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, 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, Spirited Away and The Wind Rises will do the Kaiju design.
The series will premiere on Netflix worldwide in 2021.