Kotaro Lives Alone

Screenshot from Kotaro Lives Alone

Where: Netflix
What: Series, 1 season, 10 episodes, 30 mins.
When: Now
Genre: Animation
Why you should watch: Quirky cartoon set in Tokyo features Yoda-like five-year-old who inexplicably lives alone in an apartment complex where young adult neighbours mostly help, without question, this boy who speaks in feudal formulations. A struggling manga artist next door is Kotaro’s best pal in this primitively but beautifully inked series that is both sweet and bizarre. A yakusi neighbour vies with the artist for the kid’s attention while a sweet young woman captivates them all.

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