“Good Night World” (2023) | Japanese Anime Series on Netflix

Good Night World is a Japanese anime series released on Netflix starring Daisuke Hirose, Nobunaga Shimazaki, and Akio Otsuka among others.

There are two worlds: the virtual one, where you can be a hero and live virtual adventures, form clans, and take on any role you want; and the real one, where everything is gloomy and dark, and reality, as our protagonist describes it, is crappy.

“Good Night World” is a Japanese animated series that plays with this idea and, with humor and sometimes dark undertones, takes us from one world to another in the story of a boy who lives for video games, abandoning real life for the virtual world, where he feels comfortable and fulfilled.

It is a series that starts in the realm of the virtual to take us through more personal and human stories, approaching the characters in a convincing way, in an original and, surprisingly, realistic and well-executed story. An opportunity for lovers of Japanese manga to enjoy another interesting proposal from Netflix.

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Synopsis

In this family, there’s an older brother who rarely leaves the house, preferring to stay indoors. On the other hand, the younger brother is highly accomplished and successful. Unfortunately, the father doesn’t receive the respect he deserves from his own children, while the mother tends to neglect her responsibilities at home. It’s a family that’s struggling and fractured, but what they don’t realize is that they are all unknowingly part of an online game.

Release Date

October 12, 2023

Where to Watch Good Night World

Netflix

The Cast

Daisuke Hirose
Daisuke Hirose
Akio Otsuka
Akio Otsuka
Nobunaga Shimazaki
Nobunaga Shimazaki
Aya Endo
Aya Endo

Aoi Yuki
Ryohei Kimura
Hiroki Nanami
Kenjiro Tsuda
Rie Takahashi

Good Night World

Good Night World

Name: グッド・ナイト・ワールド

Description: A shut-in older brother. A high-achieving younger brother. A father who is not respected by his own children. A mother who neglects her own household. This is a broken family, and none of its members know that they are all players in an online game.

Seasons: 1

Country: Japan

Writer(s): Michiko Yokote

Genre: Animation

Actor(s): Daisuke Hirose, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Akio Otsuka, Aya Endo, Aoi Yuki, Ryohei Kimura, Hiroki Nanami, Kenjiro Tsuda, Rie Takahashi,

Companies: Netflix

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