Netflix announced that it will distribute worldwide, in more than 190 countries, the new original Japanese animation based on the Godzilla character, following a Toho theatrical release in Japan.

To bring to life Godzilla’s latest adaptation, Japanese film distributor Toho is working with leading Japanese anime studio Polygon Pictures, directors Kobun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita with a screenplay from acclaimed anime writer Gen Urobuchi.

“We are truly delighted to unveil Godzilla, which is the latest addition to our growing catalogue of Netflix original anime content”, said Greg Peters, President, Netflix Japan. “Working with the best creators such as Toho in bringing Godzilla to Netflix users in over 190 countries marks a major milestone for us.”

Godzilla is set to be the latest addition to the growing slate of Netflix original anime content, which now includes titles like “AJIN: Demi-Human”, “Kuromukuro”, “Magi: Adventure of Sinbad”, “Blame!”, “Gantz: O”, “Little Witch Academia”, “Cyborg 009 Call of Justice” and “Perfect Bones”.

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