A new anime series lined up by Netflix. The anime is inspired by Thermae Romae manga by Mari Yamazaki. The announcement of this is made by Netflix recently. The production of this will be handled by NAZ, keeping the original manga as a base. But even the original one will be treated as base new stories by Yamazaki. And it will be interesting seeing how they will going to turn Thermae Romae manga into an anime series.
Release Date of anime
The anime-inspired by Thermae Romae manga will be titled Thermae Romae Novae. And the anime is all set to make a release in 2021. The productions for the anime hasn’t even started yet. It might take a little time but soon it will start.
Yamazaki has drawn a special artwork to commemorate the announcement.
Description by Netflix
So Netflix has given a description of the anime and manga. The story follows Lucas, a bath designer in the Roman Empire. He accidentally slips back in time and teleports to the present day in Japan. There he learns about the Japanese bath culture and leads to a comedy anime.
Netflix announced a partnership with Yamazaki along with five other Japanese creators in February to develop and produce original Japanese anime projects.
Mari Yamazaki ended her Thermae Romae manga in March 2013. The manga has previously inspired a three-episode anime in 2012 and two live-action films starring Hiroshi Abe and Aya Ueto. Yen Press publishes the manga in North America, while Discotek licensed the anime in North America. Crunchyroll is streaming the manga with English subtitles and an English dub.
And as soon as Netflix releases the anime, Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Hulu will also be going to release it soon. And for English Subtitles and dubs, it will be available after a week or so.