OtakuFeed found out that Netflix started airing the official Teaser of the Make My Day anime an adaption of an original story by manga creator Yasuo Ohtagaki (Moonlight Mile, Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt) on Tuesday, where it was announced the anime’s February 2 premiere. Netflix first revealed the sci-fi anime as a film in 2021, but the company now says the anime is a series (below is the Teaser and Key art of the anime).
Netflix revealed that Atsuko Tanaka would act as Cathy Beck in the series.
Previously revealed cast members consist of:
- Masaomi Yamahashi as Jim
- Ayahi Takagaki as Marnie
- Kazuhiro Yamaji as Walter
- Akio Ohtsuka as Commander Bark
Makoto Honda orchestrates the film, and Taiwanese 3D CG studio 5 Inc. animates and is behind character designs. Yumiko Yoshizawa is composing the script. Macross mechanical designer Shoji Kawamori and Kiyotaka Oshiyama (Flip Flappers, FLCL Progressive, FLCL Alternative mechanical design) are both mechanical engineers for the series. Kensuke Ushio is penning the music.
Netflix tells the story:
The snowy, ice-covered planet Coldfoot is home to a precious energy-rich ore called “Sig.” On the surface, the planet is a crime-free utopia, but prisoners are used for back-breaking Sig mining. Jim, a young prison guard, rushes to the site of a sudden mining accident to find a mysterious creature attacking the humans.
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