Drifting Home Previews Zutomayo Theme Song With Main Trailer


A main trailer has been released for the Drifting Home anime movie, providing the first preview of Zutomayo‘s theme song “Blush” (“Kieteshimaisou desu”). The film is set to premiere in Japanese theaters and on Netflix on September 16.

Drifting Home is the first of three films that will be produced by Studio Colorido for Netflix. The streaming platform describes the adventure show as:

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.

The film is directed by Penguin Highway‘s Hiroyasu Ishida, who is also in charge of the screenplay with Hayashi Mori (Cells at Work! Code Black series composer) and Minaka Sakamoto (Babylon scriptwriter). Other staff include Akihiro Nagae (Fastening Days 2 and Puzzle & Dragon TVCM: Fuyu no Seishun hen) as character designer, Fumi Kato (Burn the Witch animation director) as character designer assistant, and Umitaro Abe (Penguin Highway music composer) as the music composer.

Other staff include Kunihiko Inaba (Burn The Witch) as art director, Izumi Hirose (Pokémon: Twilight Wings) as color designer, and Kei Machida (Belle co-photography director) as photography director. 

Meanwhile, the cast includes Mutsumi Tamura as Kosuke Kumagai, Asami Seto as Natsume Usagiuchi, Ayumu Murase as Noppo, Daiki Yamashita as Yuzuru Tachibana, Yumiko Kobayashi as Taishi Koiwai, Inori Minase as Reina Haba, and Kana Hanazawa as Juri Ando. 

Source: Netflix Anime YouTube channel

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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