Netflix has confirmed that the brand new season of Aggretsuko premiere on the streaming service in December of 2021.
A premiere window for the fourth season of the favored animated office comedy was confirmed by Netflix throughout their TUDUM fan celebration. Whereas few particulars in regards to the new season had been revealed throughout the livestream, the official Netflix Anime Twitter account revealed the primary picture from the sequence’ extremely anticipated return, and teased new developments within the relationship between Retsuko, the sequence’ overworked heroine, and her coworker Haida, who harbors unrequited emotions for her. The brand new artwork additionally depicts the return of a number of of the present’s supporting forged, together with Retsuko’s nosy coworker Fenneko, in addition to some new characters who will probably be launched within the upcoming season.
— Netflix Japan Anime (@NetflixJP_Anime) September 25, 2021
Aggretsuko was created by Sanrio, the corporate behind iconic mascot characters reminiscent of Whats up Kitty and Badtz Maru. The sequence tells the story of Retsuko, a pink panda who makes a dwelling as a low-ranking workplace employee at a big firm. Retsuko comprises all of her stress and anger throughout the day and may solely categorical her internal frustrations at evening, when she retreats to Tokyo’s karaoke rooms to sing her favourite kind of music, loss of life steel.
The character was first animated in a sequence of shorts for Japanese TV community TBS. The full animated sequence initially debuted on Netflix in 2018, and was warmly obtained for its mixture of cute, colourful visuals with biting, regularly too-real satire about workplace work and the tough realities of grownup life. The sequence was a shock hit for Netflix, and was rapidly renewed for added seasons and a Christmas particular.