‘Tuca & Bertie’ Season 1: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer

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Tuca & Bertie

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Netflix has featured an excellent amount of adult-animated series in recent years, with the likes of Big Mouth, F is for Family, and Bojack Horseman. Debuting in May 2019 is Netflix’s latest adult-animated title Tuca & Bertie. Here’s everything we know about the first season, including the Netflix release date, plot, cast, and trailer.

Tuca & Bertie is an original Netflix adult animated series created by Lisa Hanawalt. The latest adult-animated series will be the second series created by Hanawalt, returning to animate the series is ShadowMachine. Hanawalt’s previous creation is the critically acclaimed Bojack Horseman.

What is the plot of Tuca & Bertie?

The official synopsis given by Netflix for Tuca & Bertie is the following:

“Tuca & Bertie follows the friendship between two 30-year-old bird-women who live in the same apartment building, Tuca, a cocky, care-free toucan, and Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird.”

Who is in the cast of Tuca & Bertie?

Many roles are TBA, but we can expect more news soon.

Here is the list of actors cast for Tuca & Bertie:

Role Cast Member Where have I seen/heard them before?
Tuca Tiffany Haddish Girl’s Trip | Keanu | The Carmichael Show
Bertie Ali Wong American Housewife | Black Box | Fresh off the Boat
TBA Steven Yuen Okja | The Walking Dead | Mayhem
TBA Nicole Byer Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates | A Better You | Young & Hungry
TBA John Early Search Party | The Disaster Artist | Bad Neighbours 2
TBA Jermaine Fowler Friends of the People | Bojack Horseman | Life Sucks
TBA Richerd E. Grant Gosford Park | Can You Ever Forgive Me | Hudson Hawk
TBA Tig Notaro One Mississippi | Instant Family | Walk of Shame
TBA Amber Ruffin Key and Peele | Wish it Inc. | Detroiters
TBA Tessa Thompson Creed | Thor: Ragnarok | Dear White People


What is the art style of Tuca & Bertie?

ShadowMachine is the team behind the animation of Tuca & Bertie along with Bojack Horseman. The art style is very distinct, especially with the use of anthropomorphic animal designs.

Is Tuca & Bertie set in the same world of Bojack Horseman?

While the art is very similar to that of Bojack Horseman, it’s unclear at this time if Tuca & Bertie live in the same world as everyone’s favorite Horseman.

Photos of Tuca & Bertie Season 1


How many episodes will Season 1 of Tuca & Bertie air?

The first season of Tuca and Bertie will air ten episodes. All of the episodes will be available to stream upon release.

Is there a trailer for Tuca & Bertie?

With the release imminent, Netflix has released a full trailer for Tuca & Bertie.

When is the release date for Season 1 of Tuca & Bertie?

The first season of Tuca & Bertie premieres on Netflix on Friday, 3rd of May.

Just in time for the weekend, so set some space aside on that watch list.

Are you looking forward to the first season of Tuca and Bertie? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.