Netflix’s catalog of exclusive anime from multiple novel directors expands with the second original anime from legendary animator Mitsuo Iso. Best known for his animated work on iconic battle scenes in End of Evangelion and Ghost in the shell, Iso of Children’s orbit seems to be a fascinating sci-fi series for fans of the machine genre and speculative fiction.
Iso worked on the main animation and bet on Gundam The series begins with Zeta Gundam Mobile Suit. He secretly works on Char .’s counterattack under a pseudonym and eventually made a name for himself doing the iconic fight scene in early 1989. Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket. Iso continues to work Neon Genesis Evangelion and Ghost in the shell, especially the gun design of real-kei movies.
Iso’s directorial debut was the 2007 series Coil – A children’s circle (also known as Denno Coil). His original screenplay won the Seiun Prize, the oldest award for science fiction writing in Japan.
Set in the year 2045, Children’s orbit follows seven children of the Moon and Earth trapped on a space station in an era where AI has made space travel popular. A new look from character designer Kenichi Yoshida (Eureka Seven) shows what they look like.
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The seven children are voiced by a talented cast of Japanese voice actors, including Natsumi Fujiwara (Shōnen Maid, 86 years old) as Tōya Sagami, Azumi Waki (Girlfriend, Girlfriend, Aquatope on white sand) as Konoha Be Nanase, Kensho Ono (translated to Japanese VA as Daniel Radcliffe) as Taiyō Tsukuba, Chinatsu Akasaki (Love, Chunibyo and other illusions, Fruit basket) as Miina Misasa, Yumiko Kobayashi (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Seven Deadly Sins) as Hiroshi Tanegashima and Mariya Ise (Kakegurui, Made in Abyss) as Nasa Houston.
The series will consist of six episodes and will be released in Japanese theaters in two parts on January 28 and February 11. Children’s orbit premieres on Netflix worldwide on January 28.
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