Stop-Motion Rilakkuma Series Set To Air on Netflix

Kawaii design company San-X will be bringing their iconic relaxation mascot Rilakkuma to life in a new stop-motion animated series. Rilakkuma to Kaoru-san will be airing on Netflix in Spring 2019. Studio Dwarf are handling the animation and Naoko Ogigami is in charge of the script writing.

Rilakkuma was created in 2003 by Aki Kondo and his face appears on a wide range of merchandise. The show will follow the life of the titular teddy bear after he suddenly appears the apartment of an office worker and decides to keep living there.

Here’s the trailer: