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Studio Colorido Reveals Drifting Home Anime Film Debuting on Netflix in 2022

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Summer fantasy film reunites Penguin Highway's staff

The "Tudum: A Netflix Global Fan Event" livestream on Saturday revealed that Studio Colorido (A Whisker Away, Penguin Highway) is producing a new full-length anime film titled Ame o Tsugeru Hyōryū Danchi (Drifting Home). The film will stream on Netflix in 2022 worldwide, and will also screen in theaters in Japan. The film will be Studio Colorido's third full-length anime film.

Hiroyasu Ishida (Penguin Highway, Fumiko's Confession) is directing the anime, and he is also writing the script alongside Hayashi Mori (Cells at Work! Code Black, Layton Mystery Tanteisha: Katori no Nazotoki File) and Minaka Sakamoto (Babylon). Akihiro Nagae (Fastening Days) is designing the characters, and Fumi Katō (Penguin Highway animation director) is the assistant character designer. Umitarō Abe (Penguin Highway) is composing the music. Twin Engine is in charge of planning.

The "adventure fantasy as summer ends" anime centers on Kōsuke and his childhood friend Natsume. The two recently entered sixth grade, and are entering an awkward phase in their friendship and have started avoiding one another. One day during summer vacation, they visit an apartment building with that is about to be demolished, where the two of them used to live. Suddenly, Kōsuke, Natsume, and their friends get wrapped up in a strange phenomenon, and the whole building is surrounded by an ocean. The group of friends must try to find their way home from the drifting building.

Source: Press release


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