Child of Kamiari Month Coming to Netflix February 8

The Child of Kamiari Month fantasy movie is set to arrive on Netflix on February 8, 2022. 

Child of Kamiari Month premiered in Japan on October 8 this year. The movie follows Kanna, a girl who is offered the chance to meet her deceased mother by a deity’s familiar. To do so, Kanna will have to travel to the city of Izumo in Shimane prefecture, with the demon descendant Yasha standing in the way of her goal. The story involves the month of Kamiarizuki/Kannazuki, a time where it is believed that deities leave their shrines from across Japan to gather at Izumo.

Toshinari Inoue is credited as the original creator, communication director, and one of the scriptwriters for Child of Kamiari Month. Other staff members include Takana Shirai (Children of the Sea assistant animation director) as director, Ryuuta Miyake (The Asadas! live action film) and Tetsuro Takita (Goemon live action movie co-writer) as scriptwriters, and Haruka Sagawa (Happy-Go-Lucky Days character designer) as character designer and chief animation director.

Other staff include Hiroyasu Oda (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid action supervisor) as deity designer, Takeshi Satou (BAKUMATSU CRISIS) as art director, Junpei Takatsu (Cells at Work! CODE BLACK) as photography director, and Tomomi Mochizuki (The Slime Diaries Ep 7, Ep 12 co-storyboarder) as storyboarder. LIDENFILMS is the animation production company.

Meanwhile, Child of Kamiari Month‘s cast members include Aju Makita as Kanna, Maaya Sakamoto as Shiro, Miyu Irino as Yasha, Chise Niitsu as young Kanna, Akira Kamiya as the deity Okuninushi, Riko Nagase as Miki, Chafuurin as the god Kotoshironushi, Wataru Takagi as the dragon god, Kou Shibasaki as Kanna’s deceased mother Yayoi Hayama, and Arata Iura as Kanna’s father Norimasa Hayama.

Source: Netflix Anime YouTube

Melvyn is one of Anime Trending's main news writers. Aside from anime, he can sometimes be found writing about Japanese/anime-related video games, VTubers, manga, and light novels. Occasionally, he'll put out a review or listicle too. Every anime season, he looks forward to discovering new standout episodes and OP/ED animation sequences. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese.
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