Netflix is unveiling its latest original animated film, created by a team of legends from the anime industry.
Netflix released the first trailer for Bubble, a brand new original animated film created by The attack of the Titansthe director of, Madoka Magicathe writer and the Death threat the main artist of the manga, among others.
The first trailer for Bubble Presents the colorful, post-apocalyptic Tokyo version of the film: After a rain of gravity-modifying bubbles falls on the city, the abandoned ruins of the metropolis become a battleground for gangs of young orphaned physics, who use parkour and gravity to do death-defying jumps between buildings. The film focuses on Hibiki, a particularly reckless young man whose life is saved by a girl named Uta, who possesses strange powers.
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If the film’s vibrant visual style wasn’t enough to grab the attention of anime fans, the team behind the film certainly will: The new film is being directed by Tetsuro Araki, who previously directed Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress and the first three seasons of The attack of the Titans lively. The script for the film is written by Gen Urobochi, the scribe behind Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Psycho / Pass, while Takeshi Obata, the artist responsible for Death threat and End Platinumunique visuals, manages the character design of the film. They are also joined by legendary anime composer Hiroyuki Sawano, who also worked on The attack of the Titans and also created the sheet music for Promare and Gundam Hathaway mobile suit. The film is produced by Wit Studio, the animation company behind the first three seasons of The attack of the Titans and the upcoming anime adaptation of Spy x Family.
In addition to the team stacked behind the scenes, Bubble will also feature a voice cast from anime industry veterans. The film stars Mamoru Miyano, who previously voiced Light Yagami in Death threat and also starred in countless other animated series such as Chihayafuru, Durarara !! and To free! Iwatobi Swimming Club, as well as Yuuki Kaji, who is best known for voicing Eren Jaeger in the The attack of the Titans lively. The film will also star Jun Shison, who previously starred in the live-action adaptations of anohana: the flower we saw that day and the husband’s path to the home, and Tasuku Hatanaka, another seasoned voice actor who once performed in Sk8 infinity and is known to have voiced Denki Kaminari in My hero university.
Bubble will premiere on Netflix’s streaming service on April 28 and hit theaters in Japan on May 13.
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