ANIPLUS Asia to simulcast The Promised Neverland this Winter 2019

The upcoming sci-fi thriller anime series to air within two hours after Japan, starting January 11.

Southeast Asian anime channel ANIPLUS Asia has announced on Tuesday that they will simulcast the upcoming anime series The Promised Neverland this Winter 2019 season.

The anime will premiere on Friday, January 11, at 01:40am (12:40am JKT/BKK). New episodes every Friday mornings at 01:25am (12:25am JKT/BKK), within two hours after the initial Japanese telecast.

Encore telecast on the same day at 06:00pm (05:00pm JKT/BKK).

 

© KAIU SHIRAI, POSUKA DEMIZU / SHUEISHA, THE PROMISED NEVERLAND COMMITTEE

The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day… (Synopsis from ANIPLUS Asia)

The Promised Neverland is an upcoming anime adaptation of a manga series, written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu, which is being published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since August 2016 and currently has 11 volumes.

The manga is also one of the current titles being offered in VIZ Media’s English language Shonen Jump manga service, which is being released the same day as Japan.

 

The upcoming sci-fi thriller anime series will be directed by Mamoru Kanbe, who also worked in the slice-of-life series Sound of the Sky (So-Ra-No-Wo-To), while Gatchaman Crowds scriptwriter Toshiya Ono will handle the series composition.

Kazuaki Shimada, the chief animation director of The [email protected] Cinderella Girls, will adapt Demizu’s original character designs, which will be produced by Cloverworks.

The Japanese voice cast will be lead by Maaya Uchida (“Ranko Kanzaki”, The [email protected] Cinderella Girls) as “Norman”, Mariya Ise (“Mika Harima”, Durarara!!) as “Ray” and Sumire Morohoshi (“Kyoka Izumi”, Bungo Stray Dogs) as “Emma”.

 

ANIPLUS Asia is available in the Philippines on SKYcable Channel 139 (Metro Manila, CAMANAVA, Rizal, Bulacan and Laguna), GSat Channel 66 in High-definition (Nationwide), and in selected provincial cable providers around the country.

For more details on the channel, please visit aniplus-asia.com.