The Promotional Artwork for Kotaro Lives Alone Pic Credit: Netflix

A new anime series is coming to Netflix in March 2022! Kotaro Lives Alone is the latest adaptation of the award-winning manga Kotaro Lives By Himself.

The release date of Kotaro Lives Alone on Netflix is ​​Thursday, March 10, 2022. We’re still waiting to find out if the episode will come in all at once or at weekly intervals.

Kotaro Lives By Himself is written and illustrated by Mami Tsumura and serialized in Big Comic Superior. The manga currently has 8 volumes and more than 1.4 million copies in circulation.

A live-action drama based on the manga was released on TV Asahi in 2021 and went on to run for 10 episodes. Liden Films, known for Tokyo Revengers and Cells at Work! CODE BLACK, animates this original net anime series.

What is Kotaro living alone about?

Kotaro Lives Alone is an upcoming comedy series about a lonely 5-year-old boy named Kotaro Sato. One day, Kotaro moves into the apartment next to Shin Karino, a failed manga artist.

Despite having no parents, young Kotaro seems more together than his eccentric neighbors. Armed with a toy sword, he earns his own living and makes daily trips to the store.

Eventually, Kotaro’s determination begins to wear off on his new neighbors. Kotaro and Shin grow particularly close, and Shin’s initial annoyance turns into genuine concern.

A little boy holding a yellow suitcase.
Kotaro arrives at his new apartment Pic credit: Netflix

tthe relationship between the tenants’ blossoms, such as Kotaro tries to be strong while waiting for his parents to return.

In short, Kotaro Lives Alone is a bittersweet comedy full of laughter, tears and lots of heartwarming connections.

Who is the cast behind Kotaro Lives Alone?

Tomoe Makino (Haikyuu!!, Woodpecker Detective’s Office) directs the series and features character designs by Tomomi Kimura (Hell Girl). In addition, the series is written by Hiroshi Sato, with music by Yuya Mori (Full Metal Alchemist).

Kotaro Lives Alone also features a star-studded lineup of voice actors. Rie Kugimiya (Shakugan no Shana, Fairy Tail) provides the voice of Kotaro Sato, while Toshiki Masuda (My Hero Academia) stars as Shin Karino.

Other voice actors include Saori Hayami (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations) as Mizuki Akitomo and Junichi Suwabe (Jujutsu Kaisen) as Isamu Tamaru.

Netflix recently released a trailer for the slice of life comedy series.

Kotaro Lives Alone is coming to Netflix towards the end of the Winter 2022 anime season, which will be filled with hit TV shows such as Attack On Titan and Demon Slayer. Are you going to sing along?


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