Neon Genesis Evangelion & More Anime Coming To Netflix In 2019

by Gary Catig

2018 is coming to a close so now is an appropriate time to look ahead to what is coming in the new year. Streaming giant, Netflix, recently unveiled some of their anime highlights for 2019. They have a good variety of upcoming shows including some fan favorite franchises.

Coming April 19, 2019 is a stop-motion animated series called Rilakkuma and Kaoru. It follows the most unlikely of roommates, one a 30-year old woman and the other a soft toy bear. Together, they find that secret of life could be as simple as taking a little time to relax.

Also coming in the Spring of 2019, is the classic series, Neon Genesis Evangelion. In the ultimate battle for humanity, Shinji Ikari must pilot the Human Decisive Weapon Evangelion to defend Earth from powerful creatures known as Angels. Evangelion: Death True2 and The End of Evangelion will also be launching on Netflix.

In SAINT SEIYA: Knights of the Zodiac, young warriors known as “Knights” are the sworn protectors of the reincarnated Greek goddess, Athena. Each member of the guard wears specialized armor based on their selected zodiac constellation. Athena and her Knights battle the Olympian gods to protect humankind. The show is set to premiere during the Summer of 2019.

7SEEDS is a post-apocalyptic story following after a giant meteor collides with Earth. Anticipating the cataclysmic event, the government initiates a program called 7SEEDS where five sets of seven young men and women were selected and placed into teams that represent humankind’s last hope. This series will debut in April 2019.

Finally, Ultraman, which was originally announced at Anime Expo, has a set release date of April 1, 2019. Shinjiro Hyata, son of the original Ultraman, has taken up his father’s mantle to defend Earth from a new generation of invading aliens.
This is a good collection of series for next year and anime fans should have plenty to look forward to.

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