On Monday, Netflix revealed that it will add the Stand by Me Doraemon 2 CG anime film on its catalog, and the date is set for December 24.
In addition to that, it also confirmed to add the Oldboy movie on December 17, but it didn’t clarify whether it is the one from South Korea (2003) or the American film (2013).
Considering the options, it’ll most likely be the one from 2013, and there were also two more important announcements. It will be removing the Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood anime on December 31.
GKIDS is a pretty popular distribution service, and on Tuesday, it announced that it has licensed the popular anime Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko, which is the film of Studio 4ºC.
GKIDS is planning to screen the film in North American theatres in 2022. It was previously opened in Japan on June 11. Here are a few more details regarding the anime.
- Director: Ayumu Watanabe (Space Brothers and Children of the Sea)
- Studio: Studio 4ºC
- Script Writer: Satomi Ooshima
- Character Designer: Kenichi Konishi
- Chief Animation Director: Kenichi Konishi
- Screenwriter and Original Creator: Sanma Akashiya
- Distributors (Japan): ASMIK
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