Netflix is bumping up its anime offerings in January 2020. It turns out the Ni no Kuni movie is among its latest acquisitions. People will be able to begin watching it as of January 16, 2020.
The Ni no Kuni movie launched in Japan on August 23, 2019 and tells an original story. Yuu and Haru, played by Kento Yamazaki and Mackenyu Arata, are two high schoolers who find themselves going between our world and Ni no Kuni, another fantasy world after their childhood friend Kotona, who is Haru’s girlfriend, is attacked. Once in the other world, they realize she has a counterpart named Asya. In order for one of the women to live, the other must die. However, Yuu, who has always had feelings for Kotona, develops feelings for Asya.
In addition to Ni no Kuni, two other anime series will join Netflix next month. On January 10, 2020, people will be able to watch Scissor Seven. The second part of Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac’s first season will show up on January 23, 2020.
As far as Ni no Kuni games go, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch recently appeared on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC. (It originally appeared on the PlayStation 3.) Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is available for the PlayStation 4 and PC.