Godzilla Anime Debuts Worldwide: June 2021

Netflix announced on Twitter that their new Godzilla anime titled Godzilla Singular Point  will be released worldwide on June 24, 2021.

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The streaming platform already had the exclusive rights to distribute the anime in Japan. It was released for streaming from March 25. Various Japanese TV channels including Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, etc had a later release on April 1 with exclusive premiere simulcast before individual episode premiered on TV.

The anime will be 13 episodes long and was originally aired in Japan weekly, but don’t sweat as the worldwide release will have all episodes available on release day.

The plot as described by Netflix is as follows-

Brought together by a mysterious song, a grad student and an engineer lead the fight against an unimaginable force that may spell doom for the world.

Godzilla Singular Point official trailer

The characters in the series are as follows;

  • Mei Kamino (Voiced by: Yume Miyamoto)
  • Yun Arikawa (Voiced by: Shōya Ishige)
  • Haberu Katō (Voiced by: Tarō Kikuchi)
  • Gorō Ōtaki (Voiced by: Wataru Takagi)
  • Satomi Kanahara (Voiced by: Ayako Takeuchi)
  • Pero 2 (Voiced by: Misaki Kuno)
  • Jung (Voiced by: Rie Kugimiya)
  • Shunya Satō  (Voiced by: Yōhei Azakam)
  • Tsunetomo Yamamoto (Voiced by: Jin Urayama)
  • Yukie Kanoko (Voiced by: Kotori Koiwai)
  • Takehiro Kai (Voiced by: Kenichi Suzumura)
  • Guiying Li (Voiced by: Kaho Kōda)
  • Bayler “BB” Barn (Voiced by: Ryōtarō Okiayu)
  • Rina Barn (Voiced by: Runa Onodera)
  • Yoshiyasu Matsubara (Voiced by: Tomoyuki Shimura)
  • Makita K. Nakagawa (Voiced by: Hiromichi Tezuka)
  • Tilda Mira (Voiced by: Masako Isobe)
  • Michael Steven (Voiced by: Kenta Miyake)Jet Jaguar 

Atsushi Takahashi joins the series as director with Japanese science-fiction novelist Toh Enjoe in charge of script writing. Music is composed by Kan Sawada.

Character design is handled by Blue Exorcist manga creator Kazue Kato, with former Studio Ghibli animator Eiji Yamamori designing the monsters.

The setting is Nigashio City, Chiba Prefecture in the year 2030. Engineer Yun Arikawa of the local “do-it-all” shop Otaki Factory investigates happenings in a Western-style house, long thought abandoned.

Mei Kamino, a graduate student studying imaginary creatures, investigates mysterious signals received from Misakioku, the former Tsuguno district’s administrative building. These two strangers, visiting completely different places as part of completely different investigations, both hear the same song. As they become united, they are led into a battle beyond imagination involving the whole world.

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