On Wednesday an announcement made by Funimation revealed about streaming BEM: BECOME HUMAN. BEM is an anime film based on the rebooted BEM anime series. And will begin streaming on Thursday at 12:00 p.m. EDT in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. The streaming of the movie will begin in Japanese with English subtitles.
BEM (Become Human), is the Gekijо̄ban movie. And it is the latest project in the Yōkai Ningen Bem (Humanoid Monster Bem) franchise. BEM opened in Japan on 2nd October 2020.
- Director of the film- Hiroshi Ikehata ( Previously worked in Space battleship Tiramisu)
- Productions by IG productions
- Scriptwriting by Atsuhiro Tomioka (Previously worked in Pokemon, Inazuma Eleven, and One Piece Stampede)
- Character designer- Mino Matsumoto( Previously worked in Attack on titan and Maria the virgin witch)
- Range Murata is working on original character designs.
- The Rib will perform on Unforever, the theme song.
What else to know?
BEM is under the franchise which started with Yokai Ningen Bem- Humanoid Monster Bem. It is a classic and evergreen anime series that aired from the 1960s to 1970s. It has 26 episodes in total. The three ugly monsters, Bela, Bem, and Belo are fighting over justice. All three of them lives with Humans for their protection from evil yōkai. The three find themselves ostracized from both humans and other yōkai, but the three continue to fight in hopes of one-day becoming humans themselves.
The television anime premiered in July 2019. Funimation streamed the series as it aired in Japan. And also the English subtitles are available on Funimation.
Apart from Funimation, soon Crunchyroll and Hulu will begin streaming of the anime and in English translations too after some time. Crunchyroll and Funimation provide almost all English versions of the Japanese animes soon or after some time of the release.