Anime fans on Netflix can look forward to Spring in 2022 thanks to the announcement that Wit Studio’s latest movie Bubble is coming to Netflix Internationally in April. Below we’re keeping track of everything you need to know about Bubble, including the plot, trailers, cast news, and the Netflix release date.
Bubble is an upcoming Netflix Original anime movie directed by Tetsurou Araki, and written by Gen Urobochi. Wit Studio, the same animation studio behind Attack on Titan is producing Bubble, and if the trailer is anything to go by expect a visual spectacle.
Takeshi Obata, the character designer of Death Note, and Bakuman is also designing the characters of Bubble. Netflix is the international distributor of Bubble, but in Japan, Warner Bros. Pictures will distribute.
When is the Bubble Netflix release date?
Thanks to the release of the teaser trailer we can confirm that Bubble will premiere on Netflix on Thursday, April 28th, 2022.
What is the plot of Bubble?
In an alternate world, bubbles raining down upon the world have broken the laws of gravity. For the Japanese, Tokyo has been completely cut off from the outside world, and all that remains are groups of young people competing in parker team battles across the skyline of Tokyo. Hibiki, a reckless but talented ace, accidentally slips from the rooftops, but before plummeting into the gravity-bending sea below he is saved by Uta, a girl with mysterious powers. What bonds the pair together is their ability to hear a sound only audible to them.
Who are the cast members of Bubble?
Jun Shison is the voice of Hibiki. Shison is known for his work in the Sentai series Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger, as Right Suzuki, the Red Ranger. The role of Hibiki will be Shison’s anime debut.
The voice of Uta is actress Riria Kojima, who is also a fellow Super Sentai alumni having starred in the series Ressha Sentai ToQger.
In the supporting roles of Usagi, Shin, Kai, and Makoto are Sayaka Senbongi, Mamoru Miyano, Yuuki Kaji, Alice Hirose, respectively.
Sayaka Senbongi is the voice of Haru the rabbit in Beastars and Yuri Haba in Strike the Blood.
Mamoru Miyano is the voice of Kaname Shigeyoshi in Ahiru no Sora, and Shuu Tsukiyama in Tokyo Ghoul.
Yuuki Kaji is famously known as the voice of Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan, and as Meliodas and Zeldris in The Seven Deadly Sins.
Alice Hirose is the least experienced of the cast and has previously lent her voice in the productions of Monster Strike the Movie: Sora no Kanata and Doraemon Movie 39: Nobita no Getsumen Tansaki.
The remaining roles revealed of the Undertaker Leader, Kantou Mad Lobster Leader, and the Denki Ninja Leader will be portrayed by Marina Inoue, Shinichiro Miki, and Tasuku Hatanaka, respectively.
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