Through an entry on the official website of streaming provider Netflix, it was announced today that the anime series “Uncle From Another World” (jap.: “Isekai Ojisan”) will be simulcast with English subtitles on a weekly basis starting July 20, 2022.
Uncle from Another World Anime being created at AtelierPontdarc
“Uncle From Another World” is being created under the direction of director Shigeki Kawai (Episode Director on “DARLING in the FRANXX”) at studio AtelierPontdarc. Kenta Ihara (“Tomodachi Game“) is writing the script, while Kazuhiro Oota is contributing the character design.
The main roles feature Takehito Koyasu (Dio Brando in “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure“) as Ojisan and Jun Fukuyama (Koro-sensei in “Assassination Classroom”) as Takafumi, while Aki Toyosaki (Yui Hirasawa in “K-On!”) voices the character Alicia. The series will launch in Japan on July 6, 2022.
The series adapts the manga series of the same name penned by Hotondo Shindeiru, which has been published on the website “Web Comic Apanta” since June 2018. The US publisher Yen Press has been publishing the work with English translation since June 2021.
Uncle from Another World Anime Trailer
Uncle from Another World: Storyline
Takafumi’s uncle has been in a coma for 17 years after being hit by a truck. One day he wakes up and claims to Takafumi that he has been in another world all this time and has even learned to use magic!