Sunny Season 1 Release Details – Everything You Need To Know

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Sunny is a brand-new dark comedy series available on Apple TV+. Set in Kyoto, Japan, the show features Rashida Jones, who not only stars in the series but also serves as its executive producer. 

Jones portrays Suzie, an American expat whose world is shattered when her son and husband vanish in a plane crash. In her journey through grief, Suzie forms an unexpected connection with Sunny, a domestic robot. Together, they delve into the mystery surrounding Suzie’s family’s disappearance, deepening their bond along the way.

Sunny is an interesting show with a unique storyline, which is nothing like what you normally watch. If you are intrigued to learn about Sunny Season 1 and its release details, we have provided the information in the post below.

When Is Sunny Season 1 Releasing?

Fans that have been eagerly waiting to stream Sunny Season 1 will be happy to know that the show is soon going to arrive on Apple TV+. The official release date has already been announced.

According to reports, season 1 will consist of 10 episodes. The first two episodes will debut on the platform on 10th July 2024, and the remaining episodes are scheduled to air on Wednesdays every week.

That being said, the show is filmed in different locations in Tokyo and Kyoto. The makers wanted to shoot particularly in Japan because they considered it to be the best for the show. 

According to Lucy Tcherniak, there’s no place in the world except Japan, where robots are common. This is one reason why they decided to choose Japan over any other location. It took about six months for the filming to complete.

What Can We Expect In Sunny Season 1?

The showrunners have published a synopsis, which gives an idea about what to expect from the upcoming series. The story revolves around Suzie played by Jones, an American residing in Kyoto, Japan. Her world is shattered when her son and husband disappear in a mysterious plane crash.

To ease her sorrow, Suzie gets a cutting-edge domestic robot named Sunny. The robot was created by the electronics company that her husband worked for. 

Initially, Suzie is resistant to Sunny but gradually forms an unexpected bond with the robot. Together, they set out to find out the unsettling truth behind Suzie’s family’s disappearance, which leads her into a hidden world that she is unaware of.

The show has already garnered enough attention even before its release. Now we just wait for the episodes to drop on 10th July 2024.

Who Is Cast In Sunny Season 1?

Rashida Jones takes on the role of Suzie, a grieving wife and mother in Sunny Season 1. She plays the lead role in a mystery-thriller genre for the first time. Other cast members include the following actors:

  • Rashida Jones as Suzie Sakamoto
  • Annie the clumsy as Mixxy
  • You as Hime
  • Hidetoshi Nishijima as Masa Sakamoto
  • Joanna Sotomura as Sunny
  • Judy Ongg as Noriko Sakamoto
  • Jun Kunimura as Yuki Tanaka