Netflix has debuted the first trailer for Rilakkuma and Kaoru, which is probably going to be the cutest thing on Netflix when it premieres in Spring 2019.
Rilakkuma is familiar to most of us, and now there’s going to be a stop-motion animated series featuring the lovable bear. Check out the trailer above, and the synopsis below.
Rilakkuma is a soft toy bear who showed up one day to live with an office worker named Kaoru. It spends its days lounging around the apartment. Although there’s a zipper on his back, what’s inside is a mystery. It loves pancakes, rice omelets, custard pudding and “dango” rice dumplings. It’s friends are Kaoru’s pet bird Kiiroitori and a small white bear cub named Korilakkuma who also showed up out of the blue.
Rilakkuma and Kaoru is directed by Masahito Kobayashi (Dwarf), written by Naoko Ogigami, with Aki Kondo acting as Creative Advisor.