Netflix revealed during its Netflix Festival Japan 2021 event on Tuesday that it will stream Chikyūgai Shōnen Shōjo (Extra-Terrestrial Boys & Girls), director and writer Mitsuo Iso‘s first new original anime since 2007’s Dennō Coil, on January 28 under the title The Orbital Children. Netflix will stream the project as a six-episode series.
The anime will screen in theaters in Japan, and will screen in two parts. The first part will open on January 28, and the second part will open on February 11. Each part will screen for two weeks only in theaters. The theatrical project will also have a simultaneous release on Blu-ray Disc and DVD.
Netflix describes the anime’s story:
The story begins in the year 2045, when AI has advanced and…