Sunny (TV series)

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GenreDark comedy
Created byKatie Robbins
Based onThe Dark Manual
by Colin O’Sullivan
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers
  • Katie Robbins
  • Rashida Jones
  • Lucy Tcherniak
  • Ravi Nandan
  • Jess Lubben
  • Nancy Won
Production companiesEureka Row
Babka Pictures
Poppycock Pictures
Le Train Train Productions
Original release
NetworkApple TV+

Sunny is an upcoming American dark comedy television series created by Katie Robbins, based on the novel The Dark Manual by Colin O'Sullivan.

The series is scheduled to premiere on July 10, 2024 on Apple TV+.[1]


A woman living in Kyoto whose husband and son vanished in a plane crash is gifted a domesticated robot from her husband's robotics company.



No.TitleDirected byWritten by [2]Original release date [3]
1TBATBAKatie RobbinsJuly 10, 2024 (2024-07-10)
2TBATBAKatie RobbinsJuly 10, 2024 (2024-07-10)
3TBATBANancy WonJuly 17, 2024 (2024-07-17)
4TBATBAKimi Howl LeeJuly 24, 2024 (2024-07-24)
5TBATBAJulissa CastilloJuly 31, 2024 (2024-07-31)
6TBATBAAja GabelAugust 7, 2024 (2024-08-07)
7TBATBAKen KobayashiAugust 14, 2024 (2024-08-14)
8TBATBASarah SutherlandAugust 21, 2024 (2024-08-21)
9TBATBANancy Won & Yugo NakamuraAugust 28, 2024 (2024-08-28)
10TBATBAKatie Robbins & Aja GabelSeptember 4, 2024 (2024-09-04)


In February 2022, Apple TV+ announced it had given Sunny a series order. Rashida Jones is set to star in and executive produce the series, which is set to film in Japan.[4] In July, Hidetoshi Nishijima joined the cast.[5] In October, Joanna Sotomura, annie the clumsy, You, Judy Ongg, and Jun Kunimura were added to the cast.[6]

Filming for the series began in Japan in July 2022.[7]


  1. ^ Nemetz, Dave (April 18, 2024). "Rashida Jones Is Friends With a Robot in Apple TV+'s Sci-Fi Mystery Sunny — See First Photos and Get Release Date". TVLine.
  2. ^ "Sunny". Writers Guild of America West. Retrieved June 11, 2024.
  3. ^ "Shows A-Z - sunny on apple tv plus". The Futon Critic. Retrieved June 11, 2024.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 7, 2022). "Rashida Jones To Headline Dark Comedy Series Sunny Ordered By Apple TV+ From A24". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 7, 2022.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (July 14, 2022). "Drive My Car Star Hidetoshi Nishijima Joins Rashida Jones In Apple TV+ Series Sunny". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 14, 2022.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (October 26, 2022). "Sunny: Rashida Jones' Apple TV+ Dark Comedy Series Rounds Out Cast With Joanna Sotomura, 4 More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 26, 2022.
  7. ^ Rosser, Michael (November 18, 2022). "Spotlight on Japan". Kemps Film and TV Production Services Handbook. Retrieved December 3, 2022.

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