Kodoani.com – Netflix has posted a new cast announcement video for Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure (Gudetama: Haha wo Tazunete Donkurai), a hybrid live-action and CG series based on Sanrio’s popular lazy character Gudetama, on Monday. The video reveals that Japanese comedy duo Shimofuri Myojo, Soshina and Seiya, will voice the characters Guretama and Tamago Sushi, respectively.
Netflix announced earlier that Shunsuke Takeuchi will play the main character Gudetama, as well as 24 other characters in the series. Seiran Fukushima will play Shakipiyo, Gudetama’s friend.
The series will premiere in Japan on December 13, and will also premiere on Netflix worldwide on the same day.
Southern All Stars member Yūko Hara (not related to the voice actress of the same name) will perform the series’ theme song “Gudetama March.”
A sad, empathetic road movie about finding one’s parents — for everyone who just wants to be lazy!
Accepting the fact that it would just lie on someone’s plate, Gudetama just wanted to be lazy all the time. But, carried away by the overbearing chick Shakipiyo, it left the refrigerator and stepped out into the world. Together, these polar opposites begin their adventure to find their mother!
Gudetama joined Sanrio’s popular group of characters in 2013. Sanrio describes Gudetama as a dead egg to the world and a complete lack of motivation. No matter what cooking method someone used, Gudetama remained unwavering.
The character appeared in various online animated short films. The first animated short film premiered in March 2014 and the short will continue to air on television until the end of 2020. Sanrio has launched a new animated short series titled Gudetama Freestyle on YouTube in January 2021.