The Tudum: A Netflix Global Fan Event special livestream announced an original anime film titled Ame wo Tsugeru Hyouryuu Danchi (Drifting Home) on Saturday. Production company Twin Engine opened an official website, revealing the main staff, a key visual (pictured), and teaser trailer. The film will premiere on Netflix and in theaters in Japan in 2022.
Kousuke and Natsume have been friends since childhood, but as time goes on, the relationship between the two sixth graders seems strained as they keep avoiding each other.
One day during the summer vacation, they visit a housing complex that is scheduled to be demolished. Having grown up there, the place holds a lot of memories, but while playing, they suddenly get caught up in a mysterious phenomenon. When they regain consciousness, they see an entire ocean before them as the housing complex has drifted into a mysterious sea with Kousuke, Natsume, and others in it. Will they be able to return to their previous world? A summer farewell journey begins... (Source: Netflix, edited)