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Studio Colorido has received worldwide acclaim as an animation studio, with its film Penguin Highway nominated for Best Animation at the 42nd Japan Academy Film Prize and winning the Satoshi Kon Award for Excellence in Animation at the Fantasia International Film Festival in 2018, and with its second feature film A Whisker Away released on Netflix ranking in the Top 10 most-played films in over 30 countries. The studio's highly-anticipated third anime feature film, Drifting Home, is slated for release on Netflix on Friday, September 16.

Drifting Home is a summer adventure that begins when sixth-graders and childhood friends Kosuke and Natsume are playing with their classmates Yuzuru, Taishi, Reina and Juri in an apartment complex that is scheduled to be demolished. They are caught up in a mysterious phenomenon, and when they regain consciousness, they see nothing but a vast sea before them.


Raised like brother and sister, Kosuke and Natsume have been friends since childhood, but their relationship begins to strain in sixth grade after Kosuke's grandfather Yasutsugu passes away. One day during their summer vacation, Kosuke and his classmates sneak into an apartment complex that is scheduled to be demolished, and rumored to be haunted. Both Kosuke and Natsume grew up there, so the place holds a lot of memories for them. There, Kosuke stumbles into Natsume and is asked if he knows about the mysterious Noppo. But suddenly, they get caught up in a mysterious phenomenon. When they regain consciousness, they see a vast ocean before them. As the apartment complex drifts in a mysterious sea with Kosuke and the others on board, they band together to try and survive. There are tears and fights, and maybe even reconciliation. Will they be able to return to their previous world? A summer farewell journey begins...

Drifting Home

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