The upcoming Drifting Home anime film by Studio Colorido has released a new visual, as well as a music video for the film’s theme song “Kieteshimai So Desu”, performed by Zutto Mayonaka de Iinoni, also known as ZUTOMAYO.
Drifting Home is set to debut exclusively on Netflix worldwide on September 16. Hiroyasu Ishida is directing the film, while Hayashi Mori and Hiroyasu Ishida are writing the screenplay. Akihiro Nagae is doing the character designs, with Fumi Kato’s assistance. Cast members for the film include:
- Mutsumi Tamura as Kosuke Kumagaya
- Asami Seto as Natsume Tonai
- Ayumu Murase as Noppo
- Daiki Yamashita as Yuzuru Tachibana
- Yumiko Kobayashi as Taishi Koiwai
- Inori Minase as Reina Haba
- Kana Hanazawa as Juri Ando
- Bin Shimada as Yasuji Kumagaya
- Nana Mizuki as Satoko Tonai
Drifting Home was first announced during Netflix’s TUDUM event on September 2021. It is studio Colorido’s third film after Penguin Highway and A Whisker Away. Netflix describes the anime film as follows:
Sixth-graders Kosuke and Natsume grew up in the same apartment building as childhood friends. During summer break, while playing in the apartment building that is set to be demolished, they find themselves caught in a strange phenomenon. All they can see around them is a vast sea. Will Kosuke and the others make it back to their world? A journey of farewells in summer has just begun.