The Disney + platform launches into Japanese animation, November 08, 2021

The platform Disney+ recently unveiled its launch in Japanese animation, with 4 animes slated for 2022: an exclusive production, and 3 acquisitions. Details on the broadcast of these series outside of Japan have not yet been specified.

Disney Twisted Wonderland

This Disney production will be based on the eponymous video game, which was released in Japan in March 2020 and features character designs designed by manga artist Yana Toboso (Black Butler). This game has also known in Japan, since last March, a manga adaptation in Square Enix’s GFantasy magazine.


At the moment, we do not know more.

Summer Time Rendering

The future anime adaptation of the manga Time Shadows Yasuki Tanaka’s Summer Time Rendering will be broadcast exclusively on Disney +.

We will find at the realization Ayumu Watanabe (After the rain, The children of the sea, Komi can’t communicate …), at the script structure Hiroshi Seko (Mob Psycho 100, Jujutsu Kaisen, Banana Fish …), at the character design Miki Matsumoto (Major 2nd), and to the music Keiichi Okabe (Yûki ​​Yûna wa Yûsha de Aru), Ryûichi Takada (The [email protected], Dusk Maiden of Amnesia, Woodpecker Detective’s Office…) et Keigo Hoashi (Anime-Gataris).

In Japan, the original manga ended earlier this year after 13 volumes. In France, it is in the process of being published by Kana editions.

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Shinpei is back on his native island to attend the funeral of his childhood friend, Ushio, who died accidentally at sea. He soon realizes that something is wrong … Some people act weird. And if it was an accidental death, why was an autopsy of Ushio’s body ordered? But before they can really investigate, Shinpei is murdered by a Ushio lookalike. And now he wakes up on the boat that takes him to the island to attend Ushio’s funeral …! He seems to have gone back in time … will he figure out what is going on and stop it before it’s too late?

Black Rock Shooter: Dawn Fall

This is the new project on the Black Rock Shooter license, unveiled last September. Remember that Black Rock Shooter was born from a simple illustration of the artist huke, before he made a whole universe of it. The work is above all known for its animated: the OAV in 2010, and the series of 8 episodes in 2012. The license has also known a video game, and some manga, two of which were released in France at Panini ( Black Rock Shooter: Innocent Soul, and Black Rock Shooter: The Game).

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This new anime features the production of the animation studio Bibury (Azur Lane, The Quintessential Quintuplets season 2), the production Tensho (Azur Lane, Rewrite, Le Fruit de la Grisaia), the script Makoto Fukami (Berserk, Magical Girl Spec Ops Asuka, Revisions), and character design Masayuki Nonaka (Azur Lane, Rewrite).

Tatami Time Machine Blues

This anime will adapt the eponymous novel by Tomihiko Morimi, which is none other than the sequel to the excellent The Tatami Galaxy.

It will benefit from an animation production by the Science Saru studio (the studio of master Masaaki Yuasa), a production by Shingo Natsume (One Punch Man, Sonny Boy), a screenplay by Makoto Ueda (The Tatami Galaxy, Le Mystère des Pengouins), and an original character design by Yusuke Nakamura.