Blue Period Anime: Netflix Release Schedule, Episode Count and More
Blue Period on Netflix

Blue Period is one of the most anticipated animes of the fall 2021 season. Here’s everything you need to know about its release schedule, episode count, plot and more.

One of the most anticipated animes of the year, Blue Period premiered on Netflix US on Oct 9, 2021. The fans loved the first episode and are looking for more information about the show. There is a lot of confusion about the release schedule of the Blue Period thanks to its advanced release in Japan. Well, you have no need to worry as we are here with the correct information on Blue Period. So, without any further delay, let’s have a look at all details:

Blue Period Release Schedule (Date and Time)

Netflix has exclusive rights of Blue Period for international and domestic streaming. The anime made its advanced streaming debut on Netflix Japan on Sep 25, 2021. It made its debut on MBS, TBS, and other channels in Japan on October 2, 2021. A new episode will stream on Netflix Japan on weekly basis.

Coming to international release, Blue Period made its debut outside Japan (Netflix international debut) on Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 – two weeks after the domestic debut. Unlike its other shows, Netflix will release Blue Period episodes weekly. So, the next episode i.e. the second episode will premiere on Oct 16, 2021, followed by the third episode on Oct 23, 2021, and so on.

Here’s the Blue Period release time in various time zones:

  • Pacific Time: 12:01 AM PDT
  • Central Time: 2:01 AM CDT
  • Eastern Time: 3:01 AM EDT
  • British Time: 8:01 AM BST
  • Indian Time: 13:30 PM IST

Since Netflix has exclusively acquired the rights to stream Blue Period, so it is unlikely that the anime streams on other platforms like Crunchyroll and Funimation. So, it is advisable to take a subscription if you want to enjoy the anime without any trouble.

Blue Period Season 1 Episode Count

There are a total of 12 episodes in the first season.

What Blue Period anime is about?

Blue Period follows the story of Yatora Yaguchi, a perfect high school student who excels in studies and is fairly popular with his fellow classmates. Although he appears to be active, deep down he feels nothing but emptiness inside. Yatora struggles to put his feelings openly, but he secretly desires people who follow their hearts and do things differently.

One good day, his life takes a turn when looking at a painting made him realize his love for art. He puts every emotion in him to excel at painting and get selected in Tokyo University of the Arts. He starts communicating thoughts and secrets through painting. In a process, he becomes so obsessed that he decides to enrol at the Tokyo University of the Arts to follow his passion.

Is Blue Period based on a manga series?

Like most animes, Blud Period is also based on the manga of the same name. The slice of life anime is based on a manga written and illustrated by Tsubasa Yamaguchi. The manga series began serialization in Dec 2017. To date, 11 volumes of the manga series have been published with the latest on Sep 22, 2021. Studio Seven Arcs announced the anime adaptation earlier this year in January.

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