‘Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune’ Anime Series Coming to Netflix in May 2023

A new sci-fi anime 'Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune' is coming to Netflix in May 2023.

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During Anime Japan 2023, Netflix revealed that the brand new anime series Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune is coming to the streaming service in May 2023. Details are still limited, but we’re keeping track of the plot, trailers, cast info, and the Netflix release date.

Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune is an upcoming Japanese Netflix Original sci-fi anime series, and the anime adaptation of the sci-novel The Saga of Tanya the Evil by author Carlo Zen.

The series will be animated by the animation studio ARECT, who previously animated the Bright prequel spin-off Bright: Samurai Soul.

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When is the Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune Netflix release date?

We’ve heard that Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune has a preliminary release date of May 18th, 2023. However, Netflix has yet to officially announce the release date, and for now, is showing as coming to the streaming service in May 2023.

As always any preliminary release dates are subject to change until Netflix makes an official announcement.

An official trailer hasn’t been made available, however, subscribers can get an early look at the opening sequence of the upcoming anime.

What is the synopsis of Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune?

The brief synopsis has been sourced from Netflix;

A young man named Akira volunteers to join a planetary orbital infantry force called “Yakitori” in hopes of changing his life. What does fate have in store for him?

Who are the cast members of Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in the upcoming anime;

  • Asami Seto (Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai) as Yang Zihan
  • Taito Ban (The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten) as Akira Ihotsu
  • Tetsu Inada (My Hero Academia) as John Doe
  • Sake Fujita (Attack on Titan) as Mimi Hatsune
  • Kenjirou Tsuda (Jujutsu Kaisen) as Vasya Pupkin
  • Akari Kitou (Demon Slayer) as Schultz Amalya
  • Kengo Kawanishi (Demon Slayer) as Erland Martonen
  • Wataru Takagi (One Piece) as Rimel
  • Shunsuke Takeuchi (Lupin Zero) as Tyrone Baxter

Are you looking forward to watching Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

‘Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune’ Anime Series Coming to Netflix in May 2023

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