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Netflix original anime 'exception' releases teaser for October 2022 premiere

The space horror anime features a crew out on a terraforming mission that goes wrong when their team mate turns into a monster.

By: Nicole S. Castro on September 13, 2022 at 08:25 PHT

Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming original space horror anime exception, slated to premiere worldwide on Oct. 13, 2022.

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The universe is set in a far future wherein humanity has been forced to move away from Earth and terraform other planets. However, a system malfunction causes Lewis, one of the members of the scouting team, to emerge in a monstrous form. He turns on his fellow crew members Nina, Mack, Patty and Oscar, and a countdown to the end of the mission begins in the frightening darkness of the ship.


  • Lewis (CV: Chikahiro Kobayashi)

  • Mac (CV: Takahiro Sakurai)

  • Nina (CV: Yuko Kaida)

  • Oscar (CV: Takanori Hoshino)

  • Patty (CV: Atsumi Tanezaki)


  • Original story, Script: Hirotaka Adachi (Otsuichi)

  • Director: Yuzo Sato

  • Music: Ryuichi Sakamoto

  • Character design: Yoshitaka Amano

  • Production: Tatsunoko Pro Co., Ltd. (BAKKENRECORD), 5 Co., Ltd.

Source: exception official Twitter, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.