November was an exciting month with many tempting titles added to the anime catalog of Netflix. These included the latest movie from Studio Ghibli-Earwig and the Witch, EDENS ZERO Season 2, and SuperLadri. Yet, I can vouch that December will turn out to be the craziest month of 2021 anime. The most prominent one to arrive is JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean. It is only one such from the December bucket. Check out the best anime series and movies arriving on Netflix in Christmas month.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean
Release Date On Netflix – December 1, 2021
A manga series written and illustrated by Hirohiko Araki, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure started its journey in 1987 and there is no stopping it. The latest one to come out is Part8: JoJolion. It was animated by David Production with the latest one Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Stone Ocean Part 2 streaming on Netflix on 1st December.
Netflix had taken Jojo fandom by surprise when it announced its plan to release JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean exclusively. On 1st December, instead of hoping for the traditional weekly drops, Netflix went for airing all the 12 episodes. They are on-demand. Part 2 with episodes 13-26 are not yet confirmed but it is speculated that they should arrive in the Spring Anime calendar 2022.
Have you seen JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean Part 1? If not head straight here on Netflix!
Shaman King Season 1 Part 2
Release Date On Netflix – Thursday, December 9, 2021
Rated 8.1/10 on IMDb, Shaman King follows an exciting story of the escapades of a 13-year-old Shaman and his teammate a samurai warrior spirit. The 52 episodes anime started streaming early in 2021 and has aired 33 of the batch in Japan.
For the global audience, Netflix started streaming in August. Shaman King Season 1 Part 1 had 13 episodes and it is speculated that Part 2 will also have 13 episodes. Speculations are based on the latest released Blu-rays for Shaman King. It had episodes 14-26 on it. Shaman King Season 1 Part 2 is planned for 9th December 2021 on Netflix.
We will see the ultimate battle of Yoh Asakura towards his ambition of becoming the next Shaman King. It will be exciting to watch him take the help of the ghost of Amidamaru, a 600-year-old samurai, and other companions he comes across the journey. Who said it will be easy? It won’t be an easy road at all, because Yoh will have to fight out dangerous Shamans of the calibre of Hao. They are in the race of becoming Shaman King to create a world populated solely by shamans.
Watch Samakn King Season 1 Part 2 on Netflix on Thursday, December 9, 2021.
Tokyo Godfathers Anime Film
Release Date On Netflix – Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Tokyo Godfathers is an anime film by the late Satoshi Kon that was released in Japan in November 2003. Netflix has added to the long-forgotten Tokyo Godfathers with a release date set for Wednesday, December 15, 2021.
After finding an abandoned baby on Christmas Eve, three homeless people go in search of the child’s parents, meeting a host of oddballs along the way.
It is a beautiful story of 3 characters Hana, Gin and Miyuki who can be seen scouring the garbage for Christmas presents. During the operation, they hear the cry of a newborn baby. They pick the baby from the garbage and name the baby boy- Kiyoko. They mutually decide to search for the mother who abandoned her son on the basis of clues – a key and letter left by the mother.
Aggretsuko Season 4
Release Date On Netflix – Thursday, December 16, 2021
After Jojo Part 6, the collaboration of Netflix and Sanrioi is bringing the anime original series Aggrestuko Season 4.
If you are not aware, the story is about 25-year-old red pandina Retsuko. After his graduation, he finds a secure job in the accounting department of a company. But he has issues with the workload assigned by his manager.
While coming back from the office, he stops by a karaoke club. He indulges in imaginative singing cathartic death metal songs out aloud, venting out his emotions to the fullest.
Stand By Me Doraemon Season 2
Release Date On Netflix – Friday, December 24, 2021
Stand By Me Doraemon Season 2 as the name suggests has characters Shizuka and her husband Nobita uniting. Nobita, in Season 1 was emotionally disturbed after the death of his grandmother. Season 2 Nobita fulfils his late grandmother’s wish to get united with his wife.
Apart from these, one can also revisit iconic anime series from the catalogue of Netflix. Also, many instalments are also getting added. Keep an eye on them.