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T・P Bon (Time Patrol Bon) Manga Coming To Life On Netflix With Two Installments
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T・P Bon (Time Patrol Bon) is an upcoming Netflix anime series that is an adaptation of Fujiko F. Fujio’s 1978 sci-fi manga of the same name. It will focus on the life of Bon Namihira, who joins the Time Patrol organization in order to help individuals by changing the course of history. However, he cannot make a decision that will have significant consequences and thus faces conflict.

Time Patrol Bon is a popular sci-fi manga that was released in 1978. It was created by Fujiko F. Fujio, who also created Doraemon, Perman, and Kiteretsu Daihyakka, and is now getting a Netflix adaptation. Yes, you read it right. The OTT giant, known for its huge content library, has delighted anime lovers. The beloved manga will see its first animated adaptation, which will take viewers on an adventurous journey. That’s not it, as the anime adaptation will not have one season but two. To learn more about T・P Bon release, cast, and trailer, keep reading.

What would be the plot of T・P Bon?

The upcoming anime adaptation will focus on a junior high student, much like Nobita from Doraemon. The protagonist, Bon Namihira, is an average individual overall and pretty satisfied with himself, regardless of what the world says. His life takes an interesting turn when he gets involved in a Time Patrol case. Bon’s adventure involves him saving the lives of others, but it comes with obvious challenges.

T・P Bon (Time Patrol Bon) Manga Coming To Life On Netflix With Two Installments
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The official synopsis for T・P Bon is as follows:

An ordinary high school student named Bon becomes part of a team of time-traveling agents tasked with saving people’s lives during historical events that happen across different eras and locations around the globe.

Is there a trailer for T・P Bon?

Yes, Netflix dropped the official trailer for T・P Bon on April 16, 2024. It begins with a terrible incident when Bon’s friend jumps from his apartment after scoring low marks. Bon gets terrified at the scene of blood and doesn’t know how to react. Soon, a Time Patrol agent, Ream Streams, wearing an unusual helmet and uniform, appears in front of him and rewinds the time to help Bon’s friend.

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This leads to Bon joining the Time Patrol organization to maintain secrecy and help those in need. Their main function is to reverse the events in history that would result in something positive. Nonetheless, they also have some guidelines, such as not manipulating significant events that have a larger impact on world history.

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Cast members of T・P Bon

The actors who will lend their voices to members of the Time Patrol organization are listed below.

  • Akihisa Wakayama as Bon Namihira
  • Atsumi Tanezaki as Ream Stream 
  • Mamoru Miyano as Buyoyon 
  • Tomoyo Kurosawa as Yumiko Yasukawa 
  • Yôko Hikasa as Tetsuo Shiraish 
  • Setsuo Ito as Yanagisawa 
  • Saho Shirasu as Yoko 
  • Yasuyuki Kase as Gayler

When will T・P Bon release?

Since the series will come up with not one but two seasons, it is expected to cover the 1978 manga entirely. There were five volumes of Time Patrol Bon, which started in August 1978 and ended in July 1986.

The first season of T・P Bon is slated to hit Netflix on May 2, 2024. Its second installment, T・P Bon season 2, will be released less than three months after the premiere of its first season, that is, on July 17, 2024.

Stay tuned to watch T・P Bon, as the release date is not so far. Reminisce about the memories of this four-decade-old manga, only on Netflix.

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