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Godzilla returns to Netflix in new anime series

October 7, 2020

By Nik Roseveare

Netflix has announced an all new Godzilla anime series titled Godzilla Singular Point, featuring a new cast and original story set to premiere globally on Netflix in 2021.

Following the success of Godzilla anime movies (Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters, Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle and Godzilla: The Planet Eater) the new series from director Atsushi Takahashi (Doraemon the Movie 2017: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi).

Anime studio bones in partnership with studio Orange, will produce the series combining hand-drawn and CG animation styles.

In addition to director Takahashi, the creative team includes Kan Sawada, composer for a number of 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 serialised 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.

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