It’s been a massive year for Netflix’ rapidly-developing anime division, and March is set to be one of their biggest months to date. With the launch of a number of original series, as well as the addition of a handful of content, there’s a whole lot for the anime community to look forward to. With all that said, let’s take a dive into the upcoming content for the month of March in 2018:
B: The Beginning // March 2, 2018 // Production I.G
B: The Beginning is an upcoming Netflix original series which is set to begin March 2. It follows genius investigator Keith Flick as he rejoins the Royal Police Force around the same time that serial killer “Killer B” emerges. Produced by the team at Production I.G, the series calls on the talents of directors Kazuto Nakazawa and Yoshiki Yamakawa. The concept of the series definitely shows promise, and we can’t wait to check it out in just a few days.
A.I.C.O. Incarnation // March 9, 2018 // BONES
A.I.C.O. Incarnation is an upcoming Netflix original series helming from acclaimed studio BONES which is set to begin March 9. Set in a futuristic Japan, an incident known only as “Burst” took place following the research of artificial life and AI technologies. Helmed by director Kazuya Murata who is best known for his work on Code Geass and Eureka Seven, it’s an extremely promising project that we’re excited to check out upon launch.
Sword Gai The Animation // March 23, 2018 // Production I.G
Sword Gai: The Animation is an upcoming Netflix original anime made in collaboration with Production I.G and is set to begin streaming March 23 via the service. The upcoming anime adapts the original Sword Gai manga series that began publication in November 2012. Following a suspicious death in the middle of the forest, a newborn child is found by a lone swordsmith. The boy would grow up alongside the swordsmith under the adopted name of Gai. We’re beyond excited to see where things go in this anime series when it begins airing late March.
In This Corner of the World // March 15, 2018 // MAPPA
Netflix has officially announced that beginning March 15, you’ll be able to check out Sunao Katabuchi and MAPPA’s incredible In This Corner of the World via the streaming service’s platform. Considered by many to be a timeless classic of its genre, “In This Corner of the World” has been so successful in Japan that cinema screenings are still taking place daily, despite the film opening back in November 2016 with over 2 million tickets sold domestically.
There’s definitely a whole lot to be excited about leading into March on Netflix, and we can’t wait to see what they deliver. You can check out Netflix’ current catalog via their platform, here.