The bubble is an upcoming Japanese animated original film produced by Wit Studios. The film will be released worldwide on Netflix on April 28, 2022, before its theatrical release in Japan in May. The film had an early screening at the International Berlin film festival. The critics were quite happy with the storytelling and art style of the film. Tetsuro Araki directed the film who is well known for his works in Death Note and Attack on Titan Season 1-3. Gen Urobuchi is the writer of the film’s plot.
Netflix described the plot as, Bubble is set in Tokyo five years after the disastrous catastrophe known as The Bubble Fall, which irrevocably transformed the city’s existence. Hundreds of millions of bubbles invaded the air, causing havoc with the Japanese people’s life. Except for in the capital city, the bubbles halted for the most part after a massive detonation at Tokyo Tower.
When the bubbles popped, they flooded huge sections of the city, making it inaccessible. Nonetheless, this Tokyo became desirable real estate for the many orphaned children as a result of the Bubble Burst. These kids have taken up residence in the buried metropolis and compete in parkour wars for supplies and bragging rights.
Earlier today Bubble film released a new trailer on Warner Bros Japan’s official channel that features the opening theme (Bubble feat. Uta) of the film performed by Eve.
The genre of the film is romance and sci-fi which is a new direction for the Wit Studio. The story of this film is based on a post-apocalyptic world where the rules of gravity do not work anymore. Like bubbles, the characters’ free movement is not constrained by gravity. The animation that conveys it is outstanding.
The bubble is unquestionably a magnificent picture featuring some of Japan’s best animation artists. The film cast includes Jun Shison, Mamoru Miyano, Yuuki Kaji, and Tasuku Hatanaka. The critics have given the film their approval, and now it’s up to the audience to decide.