Japanese edition of Godzilla to premiere on Netflix



Netflix, the world’s leading Internet television network has announced an exciting addition to its slate that of an original Japanese animation based on the Godzilla character. The film will have its exclusive premiere on Netflix worldwide following a Toho theatrical release in Japan.

The first-ever high quality animation of the iconic global monster franchise is set to offer an epic re-imagining of the Godzilla world of the future.

To bring to life Godzilla’s latest adaptation, Toho is working with leading Japanese anime studio Polygon Pictures, directors Kobun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita with a screenplay from acclaimed anime writer Gen Urobuchi

“We’re looking forward to bringing a spectacular entertainment experience for both existing fans of Godzilla and people new to the franchise,” said Shibuno.

Here it may be noted that twelve years after Toho released its last Godzilla movie, Toho released the tale of a giant monster in 2016 in the form of Shin Godzilla.