Netflix shared a trailer going over what’s coming regarding anime releases for May 2023. The main announcements are the arrival of Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune and Ultraman: Final Season. In the video, you can see scenes from both series along with confirmed release dates. ULTRAMAN’s last season will be released on May 11, 2023, and Yakitori will begin streaming on May 18, 2023.
Check out the Netflix Anime announcements for May 2023 below.
Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune is a science fiction series based on the light novel of the same name written by Carlo Zen, author of The Saga of Tanya the Evil. The series will be set on a future version of Earth and tell the story of Akira, a young rebel who joins the “Yakitori” military unit. It is known for its high casualty rate.
On the other hand, the final season of Ultraman will also arrive in May 2023, confirmed shortly after the release of the second season in 2022. This final part will close the story of the original Ultraman’s son, Shinjiro Hayata, and will solve several of the remaining mysteries about the giants of light.
In addition to the previews of the new series, the video also mentioned the arrival of new trivia-type content on the YouTube channel related to anime that can be watched on the platform such as Baki, Romance Killer, and The Daily Life of the Immortal King.
Netflix will also air an anime adaptation of Me & Roboco. This sci-fi comedy has been running weekly in the Shonen Jump since 2020.
Ultraman: Final Season joins the Netflix anime lineup on May 11, 2023 and Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune will air on May 18, 2023.