The award-winning 'Beastars' manga series from Paru Itagaki is going to make its appearance for the first time as TV anime adaptation on Netflix Japan.
Netflix is all set to bring a new anime adaptation of Paru Itagaki's 'Beastars'. The streaming giant's experiment with different kind of anime adaptations is going stronger every day and 'Beastars' happens to be one of the most awaited ones. Netflix is believed to be expanding its anime licensing and distribution in 2019 and this adaptation happens to be one of the most surprising licenses for it. 'Beastars' is a CG animated series that shows a world of animals separated into predators and prey and centers on the calm and serene school life of a gentle wolf, however his life drastically changes when things change after a fellow student is mercilessly murdered.
The story alone is pretty interesting that has kept fans waiting for it desperately. Let's look at all the things that we know about this brand new anime adaptation that will be premiering on Netflix.
The award-winning 'Beastars' manga series from Paru Itagaki is going to make its appearance for the first time as TV anime adaptation on Netflix Japan. Even though no official date has surfaced yet, but we know that the show is going to hit Netflix subscriber's screen in October, which is very soon.
The anime was created by Paru Itagaki for Akita Shonen's Weekly Shonen Champion in 2016, and so far has had 14 volumes. The series also has a license for an English language release by Viz Media, and the BEASTARS TV anime features animation production by Orange. Going with Viz Media's description, the story is described as, "Instead of Jocks and Nerds, the Students Are Divided into Predators and Prey. One night at Cherryton Academy, and herbivore student is brutally murdered. Among the members of the Drama Club, the herbivores’ suspicions naturally turn to their carnivore classmates… The prime suspect? Wolf Legoshi. But he wouldn’t hurt a fly. Or would he? Will dwarf rabbit Haru bring out the beast in him? Or are his feelings for her…something else?"
The anime adaptation is helmed by Shinichi Matsumi for Studio Orange, and the script is written by Nanami Higuchi (Little Witch Academia), whereas, the characters are designed by Nao Ootsu. The show's CG chief director is Eiji Inomoto (Ghost in the Shell Arise), Minami Kasuga is going to be the art director of the show, Ken Hashimoto is the color designer, Shiori Furusho is the director of the photography, Junichi Uematsu will be the editor and Satoru Kousaki is going to compose the music.
The series welcomes and stars Chikahiro Kobayashi as Legoshi, Sayaka Senbongi as Haru, Yuuki Ono as Louis, Atsumi Tanezaki as Juno, Junya Enoki as Jack, Akio Ohtsuka as Gouhin, Takeo Otsuka as Collot, Yoshiyuki Shimozuma as Voss, Fukushi Ochiai as Sanou, Yuma Uchida as Miguno, Naoto Kobayashi as Durham, Nobuhiko Okamoto as Kai, Takaaki Torashima as Bill, Sayumi Watabe as Els, Genki Muro as Dom, Yuichi Iguchi as Kibi, Yuko Hara as Shiira, Ikuto Kanemasa as Aoba, Akane Ochi as Ellen, Hibiku Yamamura as Mizuchi, Sakura Andou as Legom, Mitsuaki Hoshino as Mayor, and Kenyuu Horiuchi as Oguma.