The upcoming Drifting home anime film from 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 aka ZUTOMAYO.
Drifting home will debut exclusively on Netflix worldwide on September 16. Hiroyasu Ishida directed the film, while Hayashi Mori and Hiroyasu Ishida wrote the screenplay. Akihiro Nagae does the character designs with the help of Fumi Kato. The cast of the film includes:
- Mutsumi Tamura as Kosuke Kumagaya
- Asami Seto as Natsume Tonai
- Ayumu Murase as Nopo
- Daiki Yamashita as Yuzuru Tachibana
- Yumiko Kobayashi as Taishi Koivai
- Inori Minase as Reina Haba
- Kana Hanazawa as Yuri Ando
- Bin Shimada as Yasuji Kumagaya
- Nana Mizuki as Satoko Tonai
Drifting home was first announced during Netflix’s TUDUM event in September 2021. It is the third film by Studio Colorido 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 the summer vacation, while playing in the apartment building that is about to be demolished, they find themselves caught in a strange phenomenon. All they see around them is a vast sea. Will Kosuke and the others be able to return to their world? A farewell summer trip has just begun.