It is a world of anthropomorphic talking animals, divided into carnivores and herbivores, all struggling to survive each other. But unlike Disney’s Zootopia, Beastars takes the conflict to R-rated levels, in a which the star wolf, Legoshi, has to fight his instincts to either eat–or love–a rabbit.
Heavy drama aside, I consider these clips to be the funniest. It features a standalone character, Legom (voiced by Reba Buhr), who takes great pride in her work. Watch.
And this is what happens next:
Note the animation quality of the show, as produced by Studio Orange. Here’s how they did it.
Here’s some motion capture dancing for the opening:
And later on in the series:
Netflix has commissioned a third season, to stream sometime in 2024.
Disclaimer: Beastars is not for the squeamish.