What time is Once Upon a Crime coming to Netflix?

Once Upon a CrimeImage Courtesy Netflix
Once Upon a CrimeImage Courtesy Netflix /

A new Japanese film is coming to Netflix this week. Once Upon a Crime is based on the novel Akazukin, Tabi no Tochu de Shitai to Deau by Aito Aoyagi and follows Little Red Riding Hood as she tries to solve the mysterious case of Cinderella. The mystery novel the movie is based on is very popular and acclaimed, having previously been nominated for Japan’s Booksellers’ Award.

Actress Kanna Hashimoto plays the lead role of Little Red, who becomes a detective of sorts in this quirky comedy. You might recognize her from Kingdom, Kingdom 2, or the recent horror film Re/Member. Yuko Araki from Love Love Alien will play Cinderella.

The pair will be joined by a cast that also includes Takanori Iwata, Natsuna, Yumi Wakatsuki, Mirei Kiritani, and more. Once Upon a Crime is directed by Yuichi Fukuda, known for comedies like Kyou Kara Ore Wa!!.

The Japanese movie is a unique twist on the classic fairy tale formula and should certainly appeal to anyone who likes reading those stories or watching things like Once Upon a Time.

When exactly can you start watching Once Upon a Crime on Netflix? Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the film’s release date and time.

Once Upon a Crime release time on Netflix

Fans of quirky comedies, particularly those revolving around fairy tales, should get excited because Once Upon a Crime is coming this Thursday! That’s right, you don’t have to wait until Friday night or the weekend to watch it if you don’t want to.

The movie will begin streaming on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 12:00 a.m. PT/3:00 a.m. ET. Those living in the Mountain timezone can anticipate the movie’s arrival at 1:00 a.m. MT, while those on Central time will be able to start watching at 2:00 a.m. CT.

What is Once Upon a Crime rated?

Before tuning into the new film, you might be curious about its age rating. Is this a movie suitable to watch with young kids? Yes, Once Upon a Crime is rated TV-PG for some mild fear, so it’s a good choice for a family movie night!

Watch the official trailer for the movie below.

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