Netflix announced the official release date for the anime adaptation of Ooku: The Inner Chambers will be June 29, 2023. This anime will present an alternative version of feudal Japan with gender reversal. Women take the leading roles in politics and society. A trailer teasing the anime’s plot, along with a piece of key art, was also revealed.
Check out the trailer for Ooku: The Inner Chambers below.
Ooku: The Inner Chambers presents an alternate retelling of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. Men are scarce due to an unknown disease. Moreover, the story focuses on the matriarchal society that ruled throughout five shogun generations. Studio DEEN is in charge of this anime adaptation, with Noriyuki Abe directing it.
This isn’t the first time the Ooku manga has been adapted. Back in 2010, a live-action movie was released covering the first few arcs. Two other television drama series were also released in 2012 and 2022, respectively. As for Netflix, this is the first new anime series joining the catalog after the launch of Yakitori: Soldiers of Misfortune in May 2023, along with the last season of Ultraman.
Ooku: The Inner Chambers anime will be available to stream worldwide on Netflix starting June 29, 2023. Viz Media handled the localization of the manga.