There’s more anime to look forward to on Netflix this June with the upcoming release of A Whister Away. The charming new anime is sure to be a smash hit with fans and we’re keeping track of everything we know so far about the anime feature, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.
A Whisker Away, an anime movie that will be available on Netflix Original is co-directed and directed by Junichi Sato (Tomotaka Shibayama) and written and directed by Mari Okada. Studio Colorido has only produced the feature.
On June 18, 2020, the Original anime A Whisker Away is available worldwide via Netflix.
A Whisker Away was originally scheduled to be released in Japan as a theatrical film. However, due to ongoing coronavirus outbreaks, it was postponed and later canceled. Netflix acquired the film and will release it worldwide on their streaming platform at a later time.
Here's the synopsis of A Whisker Away:
Miyo Sasaki, a junior-high school student is deeply in love with Kento Hinode. However, he doesn't seem to notice her. She finally catches the eye of Hinode after discovering that she can turn into Taro the cat using a magical mask. If she loses her boundaries as a feline and human, Miyo will be unable to transform into Taro.
These cast members were confirmed as stars in A Whisker Away
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Miyo Sasaki / Taro||Mirai Shida||Arrietty | The Wind Rises | Nobody to Watch Over Me|
|Keno Hinode||Natsuki Hanae||Starmyu | Aldnoah.Zero | Dragon Ball: Ressurection of F|
|Cat Storekeeper||Kouichi Yamadera||Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence | Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust | Ghost in the Shell|
|Kusugi-sensei||Hiroaki Ogi||Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims | Goddotan: Kisu gaman senshuken the Movie | God Tongue: Kiss gaman senshuken The Movie 2 Psychic Love|
|Yoriko Fukase||Minako Kotobuki||Guilty Crown | Final Fantasy XIII | Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger|
|Masamichi Isami||Kensho Ono||A Silent Voice | Starmyu | Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary|
|Yōji Sasaki||Susumu Chiba||Digimon Tamers | Trigun | Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom|
|Kaoru Mizutani||Ayako Kawasumi||Mahoromatic | Fate/Stay Night | Serial Experiments Lain|
|Miki Saitō||Sayaka Ohara||Your Name | Valkyria Chronicles | Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion|
|Tomoya Sakaguchi||Daisuke Namikawa||Pokemon: Lucario and the Mew | Lupin the Third: The Blood Spray of Goemon Ishikawa | Reservoir Chronicle: Tsubasa|
At the time of writing an English Dub hasn’t been announced by Netflix or Studio Colorido.
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