It’s been four months since Netflix shared the first teaser for Tonko House’s upcoming event series Oni: Thunder God’s Tale, and now the streamer has unveiled the show’s full-length trailer.
- Oni: Thunder God’s Tale was created and is showrun by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi (The Dam Keeper), who executive produces with Robert Kondo and Kane Lee. Sara K. Sampson produces and co-executive produces with Megan Bartel. The series was written by Mari Okada.
- Synopsis: In a world filled with Japanese mythological oddball gods and monsters, one of the creatures’ free-spirited daughters, Onari, is determined to follow in the footsteps of the mighty heroes of lore, but her unique powers are yet to be revealed. Does she have what it takes to fight to protect her peaceful village from the encroaching threat of the gods’ mysterious enemies, the “Oni”?
- Voice casting includes Momona Tamada, Archie Yates, Craig Robinson, Tantoo Cardinal, Brittany Ishibashi, Omar Miller, Seth Carr, Anna Akana, Charlet Takahashi Chung, Miyuki Sawashiro, Yuki Matsuzaki, Tonko House co-founder Robert Kondo, and George Takei.
- Oni: Thunder God’s Tale will be available on Netflix worldwide starting October 21.