Netflix already has a fantastic collection of anime movies and series available on its platform, but we cannot wait to check out all of the new additions that will be made to the streamer throughout the course of the year.
Tiger & Bunny 2, Ultraman season 2, and Pacific Rim: The Black season 2 have already been released in 2022. In addition, a number of additional films, including Bubble, Vampire in the Garden, and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean Part 2, will soon be made available on Netflix.
However, the debut of Drifting Home is a brand-new offering about which we are utterly ecstatic. This thrilling new anime film, Drifting Home, is being made for Netflix by Studio Colorido, the production company behind A Whisker Away.
As a result, we’re thrilled to share with you all the information we have about the upcoming anime movie, including its release date, plot summary, voice cast, and more.
About The Anime Series Drifting Home
The next Japanese animation film Drifting Home will be a production of Netflix Originals and will be directed by Hiroyasu Ishida and written by Hayashi Mori.
Ishida is well-known for his work on Penguin Highway and Fumiko’s Confession, whilst Mori is recognized for his contributions to well-known anime films like Cells at Work! and Code Black.
After the release of A Whisker Away and Penguin Highway, Studio Colorido will have created a total of three motion pictures, the third of which will be titled Drifting Home.
Drifting Home Release Date: Is It Coming In September 2022?
Get ready to mark your calendars and set your alarms because the new anime film “Drifting Home” will be arriving on Netflix on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. PT/3:00 a.m. ET.
If you live in the Midwest, you should know that the premiere of the original movie will take place at 2:00 a.m. Central Time on the day of its release.
Along with the release of the second official teaser, the announcement of the release date was also made. Drifting Home will be available to stream on Netflix starting on Friday, September 16, 2022, according to the teaser.
Major Voice Casts
The voice of Natume Tonai is provided by Asami Seto, who is also known for playing Raphtalia in The Rising of the Shield Hero and Mai Sakurajima in Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai.
Since 2007, Mutsumi Tamura has provided the voice of Kakashi Hatake. She is also responsible for providing the voice of Kobayashi in Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid and Hirotaka Nifuji in Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku.
Reina Haba will be voiced by Inori Minase, who possesses one of the most famous voices in the anime industry.
Minase has contributed her vocal talents to a variety of anime roles, but she is adored in particular for her portrayals of the goddess Hestia in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up a Girls in a Dungeon, Rem in RE: Zero, and Nino Nakano in Quintessential Quintuplets.
The voice of Juri Andou is provided by Kana Hanazawa, another well-known and prominent actor. Kanade Tachibana in Angel Beats, Mayuri Shiina in Steins; Gate 0; Kosaki Onodera in Nisekoi, among many others, are all voiced by Hanazawa.
So, below is the official voice cast for the television series “Drifting Home”:
- Asami Seto will provide the voice for the character Natsume Touchi
- Mutsumi Tamura will provide the voice for the character Kosuke Kumagai
- Daiki Yamashita will provide the voice for the character Yuzuru Tachibana
- Kana Hanazawa will provide the voice for the character Shuri Ando
- Inori Minase will provide a voice for the character Reina Hama
- Ayumu Murase will provide the voice for the character Noppo
- Yumiko Kobayashi will provide voice for character Taishi Koiwai
The movie was directed by Hiroyasu Ishida, based on a script that was written by Ishida, Hayashi Mori, and Minaka Sakamoto together.
The drama anime depicts two childhood friends named Kosuke and Natsume who, as they grow older, grow apart from one another.
However, Kosuke, Natsume, and some of their classmates sneak into their abandoned, spooky apartment building one summer break. They seem to lose consciousness for no apparent reason when they are playing.
When they awaken, the apartment building has floated into an unknown sea, and they are met with a large ocean in front of them. The companions must then work together to determine what transpired and create a strategy to return home.
A stunning new teaser for Drifting Home, the newest anime film from Studio Colorido, has been released on Netflix.
The film is a coming-of-age narrative about six youngsters who find themselves all of a sudden living together in an apartment that is adrift in the middle of the ocean.
Starting on Friday, September 16, you can stream it. You can check out the trailer down below: