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Netflix to introduce winter lineup at 'Netflix Festival Japan 2021' with Anime and Live Action Day

To announce the film and series lineup for Winter 2021, Netflix organizes Netflix Festival Japan 2021 to be held from November 9 to 10 in Tokyo. Japanese actors and voice actors who were part of different Netflix productions will get the spotlight at the event.

November 9 is designated as Anime Day where Netflix will feature anime titles that were streamed in October and the upcoming titles from November to December. Some of which are The Way of the Househusband Season 1 Part 2, Aggretsuko Season 4, and Super Crooks. Netflix will also introduce new seasons of Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045, Record of Ragnarok, ULTRAMAN, and Rilakkuma’s Theme Park Adventure.

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November 10 is set to be Live Action Day where upcoming fiction series, non-fiction series, and movies will be introduced. The fiction series lineup includes the titles Fishbowl Wives, First Love, He's Expecting, and The Journalist. Actress Konekura Ryoko and the director of The Journalist Fujii Michihito will represent the movie at the talk session, while Shinohara Ryoko and director Namiki Michiko will talk about Fishbowl Wives. The film lineup will feature We Couldn't Become Adults, which will be discussed further by actor Moriyama Mirai and director Mori Yoshihiro, and Asakusa Kid, represented by Oizumi Yo, Yagira Yuya, and director Hitori Gekidan. For the non-fiction category, Netflix will introduce Love is Blind: Japan and Flip a Coin -ONE OK ROCK Documentary-.

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Aside from Japanese creators, actors from different parts of the world who were involved in Netflix projects will talk through video clips. These include Dwayne Johnson, Song Kang, Lily Collins, Halle Berry, Asa Butterfield, Matthias Schweighöfer, and director Rawson Marshall Thurber.

The event will be available for streaming on Netflix Anime YouTube channels and Netflix Japan.
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