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Kujira no Kora wa Sajō ni Utau TV Anime's Video Reveals J.C. Staff, October Debut

posted on 2017-03-15 22:45 EDT

The official website for the television anime of Abi Umeda's Kujira no Kora wa Sajō ni Utau (Children of the Whales) manga revealed the a teaser promotional video and visual for the anime on Thursday. The video reveals the anime's main staff and October premiere.

Kyōhei Ishiguro (Your Lie in April, Lance N' Masques, Occultic;Nine) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff, and Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, ReLIFE) is in charge of the series scripts. Haruko Iizuka (Umi Monogatari, Little Busters!, School-Live!) is designing the characters. Toshiharu Mizutani (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Yuri!!! on Ice, Summer Wars) is the art director at Moon Flower. Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Kuromukuro, Orange, Blue Spring Ride) is composing the music.

The manga's story takes place in a world covered in sand. A boy named Chakuro lives on the giant vessel Mud Whale that drifts over the sea of sand. Chakuro and his friends have never seen anyone from the outside world, and they spend their days yearning to explore and learn about it. One day, a ruined ship suddenly drifts ashore, and Chakura meets a girl inside.

Umeda launched the series in the Monthly Mystery Bonita magazine in 2013 as her second shōjo manga. Akita Shoten released the ninth compiled book volume on Thursday. The series inspired a stage play adaptation that ran at AiiA 2.5 Theater Tokyo from April 14 to April 19, 2016.

Source: Comic Natalie


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