BEASTARS Anime Premieres on Netflix Outside of Japan in Early 2020
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Netflix reported on Tuesday that it will premiere the television anime of Paru Itagaki's BEASTARS manga outside of Japan "first thing" in 2020. It did not specify the regions for the anime's availability.
The anime debuted on Netflix in Japan on October 8, and premiered on Fuji TV's [+Ultra] programming block and on TV Nishinippon on October 9.
The manga takes place in a world of carnivores and herbivores, where there is a lot of hope, love, and anxiety. Regoshi is a wolf who is a member of Cherryton Academy's drama club, and even though he's a wolf, he's very sensitive. The manga follows the adolescent life of Regoshi and many other animals.
Shinichi Matsumi (assistant director for Pom Poko, Porco Rosso; episode director for Rurouni Kenshin, Rage of Bahamut: Genesis) is directing the anime at CG anime studio Orange (Land of the Lustrous, Dimension W). Nanami Higuchi (Little Witch Academia, Ninja Slayer from Animation) is writing the scripts, Nao Ootsu (firearm design for Saga of Tanya the Evil, sub-character designer for Banana Fish) is designing the characters, Eiji Inomoto (KanColle, Ghost in the Shell: Arise) is the CG chief director, and Satoru Kousaki (Wake Up, Girls!, Oreimo both seasons, Monogatari Series Second Season) is composing the music.
ALI performs the anime's opening theme song "Wild side, and YURiKA performs the ending theme song "Le zoo."
Source: Netflix's NX Twitter account