As part of their NETFLIX❤ANIME panel at Anime Expo, Netflix announced two new anime series, along with the renewal of popular series Aggretsuko for a second season, as well as date announcements and first look images for upcoming titles in their growing anime slate, including the following:
- New Series ULTRAMAN will launch in Spring 2019
- Aggretsuko will return for a second season in 2019
- GODZILLA: City on the Edge of Battle will launch on July 18, 2018
- Castlevania Season 2 will launch on October 26, 2018
- Cannon Busters will launch on April 1, 2019
An action drama centered around a man possessing the spirit and DNA of the legendary hero “Ultraman” as he wears a metallic ultra suit and fights against evil. The series is produced by Production I.G, Sola Digital and directed by Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki.
Ultraman will launch on Netflix in 2019.
Meanwhile, everyone’s favorite death metal panda is back! Retsuko will return to Netflix for Aggretsuko Season 2.
Produced by Fanworks and featuring a character originally created by Sanrio, the creator of Hello Kitty, season two of Aggretsuko is coming to Netflix. The series is written and directed by Rarecho.
Aggretsuko Season 2 will launch on Netflix in 2019.
The sequel to GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters, this epic re-imagining of the Godzilla world in a futuristic setting pits humans and robots against the biggest Godzilla ever seen in an interplanetary struggle for survival. The series is produced by Polygon Pictures/TOHO, written by Gen Urobuchi, and directed by Koubun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita.
Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle will launch on Netflix on July 18, 2018.
Finally, Cannon Busters is scheduled to launch on Netflix on April 1, 2019.
The show follows the adventures and exploits of S.A.M, a high-end friendship droid who’s joined by a quirky, discarded maintenance robot and a brash, deadly fugitive. Together, the unlikely trio embarks on an unforgettable journey in a fantastic and dangerous world in search of S.A.M’s best friend, the heir to a kingdom under siege.
The series is created, directed and produced by LeSean Thomas.