Netflix started streaming a brand new video on Wednesday for Thermae Romae Novae, the brand new anime based mostly on Mari Yamazaki‘s Thermae Romae manga. The video options the protagonist Lucius reacting to totally different elements of contemporary Japanese tub tradition.

The sequence 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 forged 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

The anime’s opening theme track “Tōgyūshi no Uta ~Onsen Manner no Aria~” (Toreador Song ~An Aria for Bath House Manners~) is an adaptation of Georgez Bizet’s basic aria “Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre” (popularly generally known as the “Toreador Song”) from the opera Carmen. Opera actor and singer Paolo Andrea di Pietro sang the aria, and in addition wrote the lyrics. Composer Ryo Kawasaki supervised and organized the aria.

Netflix describes the story of the manga and anime:

Lucius, a shower designer within the Roman Empire, by accident slips again in time to current day Japan and learns about Japanese tub 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.

Source: Netflix‘s anime YouTube channel