Netflix has an ever-expanding list of anime that has always kept the fans hooked. Adding to the list is Thermae Romae Novae. The series is based on the manga by Mari Yamazaki. The twisted and comedic and drama anime will feature a set up in ancient Rome with the main character transcending to modern day Japan. The plot line of the anime has been stretched a bit to inculcate aspects in the story that the manga could not include. For the same Mari Yamazaki had to collaborate with other editors to make sure that the story line can be expanded without making the anime barren.
Here is everything you need to know about Thermae Romae Novae:
Thermae Romae Novae Release date
The release date of the series is officially confirmed. Thermae Romae Novae will be available to stream on Netflix starting Monday, March 28, 2022.
Thermae Romae Novae trailer
In the recently released trailer, Lucius Modestus can be seen looking for work in ancient Rome, Given an order to build a bathhouse, he finds himself stuck in a plethora of dilemmas as he transfers through ancient Rome o modern day Japan. Perplexed by the modernity and inventions, he finds himself in a very complicated situation of figuring things out.
Synopsis of the series
Lucius Modestus, an ancient Roman architect, is looking for work since he is having difficulty coming up with fresh ideas. His pals attempt taking him to a bathhouse to calm him as his manner and personality deteriorate. Lucius drops his head in the water, unable to relax in the frantic and crowded bath. He discovers a secret tunnel that leads to a modern-day Japanese bathhouse, providing him with the inspiration he needs to create something fresh.
Lucius, armed with what appears to be knowledge far ahead of his time, does his best to duplicate his discoveries, which are typically of lesser quality owing to his circumstances. However, the sheer ingenuity may be just enough to gain the attention of the citizens and regain his reputation as an architect.
Thermae Romae Novae Cast
Kenjiro Tsuda, who plays Lucius Modestus in Thermae Romae Novae, is the sole confirmed cast member so far.
Since the other cast members of the series haven’t been confirmed yet, it is only genuine for all of us to wait for the creators of the show to release more information about the same.
More about the Manga
Mari Yamazaki’s manga series Thermae Romae is set in Japan. At the 14th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize, it earned the third Manga Taish and the Short Story Award. Yen Press has licensed the manga in North America as well. A live-action film adaption of the manga series was developed by Fuji TV and premiered on April 28, 2012. In 2014, a sequel, Thermae Romae II, was launched which gained immense popularity. Discotek Media in North America and Siren Visual in Australia have both licensed the series.
Characters of the series
Lucius Modestus pronounced as Rushiusu Modesutusu.
Marcus Pietras pronounced as Marukusu Pietorasu.
Hadrianus pronounced as Hadorianusu.
Lepidus pronounced as Repidusu.