Netflix Reveals Thermae Romae Novae Anime’s 2022 Debut, Kenjiro Tsuda Solid
Netflix revealed throughout its Netflix Competition Japan 2021 livestream occasion on Tuesday that it’s going to debut Thermae Romae Novae, the brand new anime primarily based on Mari Yamazaki‘s Thermae Romae manga, worldwide in 2022 (the anime was beforehand slated to debut this 12 months). The occasion additionally revealed that Kenjiro Tsuda will voice protagonist Lucius within the anime.
Tetsuya Tatamitani (Africa Salaryman) is directing the anime, and Yūichirō Momose (Africa Salaryman, So I am a Spider, So What?) is writing the scripts. NAZ is producing the animation with the unique manga as a base, whereas additionally that includes new tales written by Yamazaki.
Netflix describes the story of the manga and anime:
Lucius, a shower designer within the Roman Empire, by chance slips again in time to current day Japan and learns about Japanese bathtub tradition on this comedy.
Netflix introduced a partnership with Yamazaki together with 5 different Japanese creators in February 2020 to develop and produce unique Japanese anime initiatives.
Yamazaki ended her Thermae Romae manga in March 2013. The manga beforehand impressed a three-episode anime in 2012 and two live-action movies starring Hiroshi Abe and Aya Ueto. Yen Press publishes the manga in North America, whereas Discotek licensed the anime in North America. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime with English subtitles and an English dub.
Supply: Netflix Japan’s anime Twitter account