The new animation “Thermae Romae Novae” from “Thermae Romae” will be exclusively distributed worldwide on Netflix in 2022. Kenjiro Tsuda will be in charge of the lead role, Lucius.
“Thermae Romae” is based on the common keyword of bathing culture when an ancient Roman bathhouse designer who has time-slipped into modern Japan feels culture shock in Japanese bathing culture and returns a severe reaction. A work depicts laughter.
A masterpiece by the author, Mari Yamazaki, who won the “Manga Award 2010” and “14th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award Short Award”, and a live-action movie starring actor Hiroshi Abe was released in 2012 and 2014. Was broadcast in 2012 on Fuji TV’s “Noitamina” frame.
Mari Yamazaki himself participated in the new animation “Thermae Romae Novae” as a series composition. Why did Lucius, a bath designer of the ancient Roman Empire, aim to become a bath designer? Timeslip in modern Japan as well as in the Edo period? The latest comedy is a story that could not be drawn in the original is drawn as a sequel.