Japan Sinks 2020 is an original anime web series by Netflix. It takes its inspiration from the disaster novel by Sakyo Komatsu, a Japanese writer. The writer took nine years to complete the novel and it came into being in 1973. The novel was the achiever of the Seiun Award and Mystery Writer of Japan Award. There were several adaptations of the novel before the streaming giant came out with an anime series. The streamer is currently having some sensational release plans and this is one of them. The makers promise a new experience to experience to its viewers and this show will definitely live up to the hopes. Fans are quite excited to see how the show will turn out. Therefore here is everything you need to know about the series. Keep on reading to find out more.
Japan Sinks 2020 Release Date
Netflix officially announces the release of this anime series. It will come out on July 9, 2020. It will have 10 episodes and will entirely release on July 9. However, Netflix will feature the English dubbed version of the show.
Since this is an anime series it will mainly have voice cast. We will have Reina Ueda as Ayumo Muto for the Japanese version. Other cast members include George Cockle as Daniel Zakovic, Taichi Takeda voicing Saburo Otani. Tomoko Shiota voicing Kanae Murota and Daiki Hamano voicing Osamu Asada. Hiroyuki Yoshino voicing Haruki Koga, Kensho Ono voicing Kaito, and Nanako Mori voicing Nami Miura. Umeji Sasaki voicing Kunio Ashida is a member of the cast too. Other cast and characters will also join.
Japan Sinks 2020 Plot
The story will revolve around a team of scientists. They will try to convince the Japanese government about the sinking of Japan. It will follow the story as the novel by Sakyo Komatsu. Besides, the show will base itself around the life and living off the Muto family. It will also show how they learn to overcome dangerous situations after learning about the sinking. A massive earthquake changes their lives and they learn to live in a new way. The story will feature several adventurous and gut-wrenching scenes. However, the plot is imaginary and it reels over an earthquake and its aftermath. The plot has a striking resemblance to “The Impossible”, a Hollywood movie. The Netflix official plot reads, “A catastrophic earthquake devastates Japan. One family’s resolve is tested through a journey of survival through the sinking archipelago”.