This year, Netflix will launch “Aggrestuko,” based on Sanrio’s Japanese popular character. Ten 15-minute episodes will be released in the spring. The story centers on Retsuko, a young female red panda working in a major corporation. Retsuko’s struggle in the office milieu is a portrayed as a high-tension comedy drama. The project was favorably received around the world when the trailer was launched on YouTube.
Netflix will also release “B: The Beginning” in March. The crime action series of 12 episodes is produced by Production I.G. (“Ghost in the Shell,” “Psycho-pass”) and Kazuto Nakazawa (animation director of “Kill Bill”). In the series, scientists hope “new humans” will create universal peace, but they are