Gunjō no Magmell TV Anime Premieres on April 7
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The official website for Studio Pierrot's television anime adaptation of Chinese manga creator Dainenbyō's Gunjō no Magmell (Magmell of the Sea Blue) manga revealed on Monday that the anime will premiere on Tokyo MX on April 7 at 10:00 p.m. The series will air the next day on BS-Fuji.
Hayato Date (Naruto, Naruto Shippūden, Saiyuki) is directing the series at studio Pierrot. Chūji Mikasano (Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul √A, Tokyo Ghoul:re) is in charge of scenario organization. Yasuharu Takanashi (Fairy Tail, Naruto Shippūden, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations) is composing the music. The band a flood of circle will perform the ending theme song "The Key." The musical group Fudanjuku will perform the opening theme song.
The fantasy series takes place in a world where a new continent named Magmell suddenly appears in the ocean, and a new age of exploration begins. Explorers venture to the island to find previously unknown lifeforms and resources, but experience one disaster after another. The manga follows the mysterious young men who make a living as relief workers who aid the explorers.
Dainenbyō launched the manga on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ app in June 2015. Shueisha published the manga's fourth volume in print in July 2017, and published the fifth and six volumes digitally on Monday. The manga's seventh and eight volumes will launch digitally on April 4. Dainenbyō revealed in an interview in January that the manga was approaching its climax.