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Muse Malaysia Distributes P.A. Works' Aquatope of White Sand Anime

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime premieres in Japan on July 8

Muse Malaysia announced on Tuesday that it will distribute P.A. Works' original anime series Aquatope of White Sand (Shiroi Suna no Aquatope). It will announce distribution details at a later date.

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, BS Fuji, MBS, and Ryukyu Broadcasting on July 8.

The anime stars:

Miku Itō as Kukuru Misakino

Rikako Aida as Fuuka Miyazawa

Azumi Waki as Tsukimi Teruya

Lynn as Karin Kudaka

Shimba Tsuchiya as Kai Nakamura

Yōhei Azakami as Kūya Yakamashi

Hiroshi Yanaka as Kukuru's grandfather

The anime takes place at Gama Gama Aquarium, a small aquarium in Okinawa, an hour's bus ride from Naha. Kukuru Misakino is an 18-year-old high school student who works there, and she knows about the "secret" of the aquarium: sometimes you can see mysterious things. One day Kukuru meets Fuuka, standing in front of a water tank with flowing hair and a tear rolling down her cheek. Fuuka has given up on her dream of becoming an idol and she has run away from Tokyo to Okinawa. Wanting to find a place to belong, Fuuka earnestly asks to work at the aquarium. The anime follows Kukuru and Fuuka as they deal with the issues of the secret of the aquarium and a looming crisis of its possible closure.

Toshiya Shinohara (Black Butler, IRODUKU: The World in Colors, A Lull in the Sea) is directing the anime at P.A. Works. Yuuko Kakihara (IRODUKU: The World in Colors, Digimon Adventure tri. films) is handling the series composition, and Yuki Akiyama (IRODUKU: The World in Colors, The Eccentric Family 2) is designing the characters for animation based on U35's (Lapis Re:LiGHTs) original designs. Akiyama is also the animation director. Project Tingala is credited with the original work. Yoshiaki Dewa (A Lull in the Sea, Flying Witch) is composing the music.

Other staff members include:

Source: Muse Malaysia's YouTube channel

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