‘Godzilla Singular Point’ anime series reveals cast, character visuals

Godzilla Singular Point is a new anime series that will be releasing in April 2021. Produced by Bones (My Hero Academia) and Orange (Beastars) and directed by Atsushi Takahashi (Blue Exorcist: The Movie, Doraemon the Movie 2017: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi), it has been licensed by Netflix and will air in Tokyo MX. The teaser, uploaded on several of Netflix’s YouTube channels, was posted more than a month ago:

And on Wednesday, the official website for the series has revealed all the cast members and the character visuals:

Yume Miyamoto as Mei Kamino

Shōya Ishige as Yun Arikawa

Tarō Kikuchi as Babel Katō

Wataru Katagi as renowned scientist Gorō Ōtaki

Ayako Takeuchi as Satomi Kanahara

Misaki Kuno as artificial intelligence Pero 2

Rie Kugimiya as Jung, another AI

Yōhei Azakami as bureaucrat Shunya Satō

Jin Urayama as Tsunemoto Yamamoto

Kotori Koiwai as Yukie Kanoko

Kenichi Suzumura as journalist Takehiro Kai

Kaho Kouda as Keiei Lee

Ryotaru Okiayu as Bayler ‘BB’ Barn

Runa Onodera as Rina Barn

Tomoyuki Shimura as Yoshiyasu Matsubara

Hiromichi Tezuka as Makita K. Nakagawa

Masako Isobe as Tilda Mira

Kenta Miyake as Michael Steven

Here’s how Netflix describes the show:

Next year, the king returns. Godzilla: Singular Point is an original anime series featuring character designs by Blue Exorcist’s Kazue Kato and a new Godzilla design from legendary Ghibli animator Eiji Yamamori.” which will centre on “the young geniuses Mei Kamino, a female researcher, and Yun Arikawa, a male engineer, as they take on an unprecedented threat with their companions.” Yamamori has previously worked on Princess Mononoke, The Wind Rises, and Spirited Away as the key animator.

There have already been successful Godzilla anime films: Godzilla: Planet of the MonstersGodzilla: City on the Edge of Battle and Godzilla: The Planet Eater, which were released by Netflix in 2017-2018.

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