Netflix started streaming the opening title and credit sequence on Tuesday for Thermae Romae Novae, the brand new anime based mostly on Mari Yamazaki‘s Thermae Romae manga. The video reveals the anime’s opening theme tune “Tōgyūshi no Uta ~Onsen Manner no Aria~,” (Toreador Song ~An Aria for Bath House Manners~), an adaptation of Georgez Bizet’s basic aria “Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre” (popularly often called the “Toreador Song”) from the opera Carmen. Opera actor and singer Paolo Andrea di Pietro sang the aria, and likewise wrote the lyrics. Composer Ryo Kawasaki supervised and organized the aria.


The collection will premiere on Netflix worldwide on March 28.

Tetsuya Tatamitani (Africa Salaryman) is directing the anime, and Yūichirō Momose (Africa Salaryman, So I’m a Spider, So What?) is writing the scripts. NAZ is producing the animation with the unique manga as a base, whereas additionally that includes new tales written by Yamazaki.

Kenjiro Tsuda will voice protagonist Lucius within the anime. Other solid members embody:

  • Sanae Kobayashi as Lucius’ spouse Livia
  • Chikahiro Kobayashi as Marcus, who’s all the time with Lucius
  • Satoshi Hino as the intense and cussed Regulus
  • Tsutomu Isobe as Emperor Hadrian, who loves the Thermae
  • Asami Seto as Mari Yamaguchi
  • Shūichi Ikeda as Utagawa Kuniyoshi
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Yoshida
  • Yoshimasa Hosoya as Ceionius, Rome’s #1 girls’ man
  • Junya Enoki as Markus Annius Verus

Netflix describes the story of the manga and anime:

Lucius, a shower designer within the Roman Empire, by chance slips again in time to current day Japan and learns about Japanese bathtub tradition on this comedy.

Netflix introduced a partnership with Yamazaki together with 5 different Japanese creators in February 2020 to develop and produce unique Japanese anime initiatives.

Yamazaki ended her Thermae Romae manga in March 2013. The manga beforehand impressed a three-episode anime in 2012 and two live-action movies starring Hiroshi Abe and Aya Ueto. Yen Press publishes the manga in North America, whereas Discotek licensed the anime in North America. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime with English subtitles and an English dub.

Sources: Netflix‘s anime YouTube channel, Comic Natalie