Children of Whales Anime's Worldwide Netflix Premiere Listed for March 13
posted on by Karen Ressler
The official website for the television anime of Abi Umeda's Children of the Whales (Kujira no Kora wa Sajō ni Utau) manga updated to list a March 13 worldwide Netflix premiere date for the series. The show's Netflix page has not yet posted a date.
The 12-episode anime premiered on October 8 on television and on Netflix Japan.
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.
Kyōhei Ishiguro (Your Lie in April, Lance N' Masques, Occultic;Nine) directed the anime at J.C. Staff, and Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, ReLIFE) was 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) was the art director at Moon Flower. Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Kuromukuro, Orange, Blue Spring Ride) composed the music.
[Via Anime UK News]