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Children of the Whales

Japanese Title: クジラの子らは砂上に歌う

English Title: Children of the Whales

Romaji Title: Kujira no kora wa sajou ni utau

Introduction

On a big ship drifting through the sand called Mud Whale live two kinds of people. Shirushi have a special ability called ‘saimia’, which is based on their feelings and allows them to only have a short life. The others are Muin, enjoying a long life but without special abilities. The story starts when Chakuro, who thought he would live a short life on the Mud Whale without ever getting to know the rest of the world, finds the girl Rikosu in a ship wreck that drifted into the Mud Whale.

Adaptation

Children of the Whales is based on a manga series by Abi Umeda. The series is serialized in Akita Shoten’s shoujo manga magazine, Bonita Comics, and there are nine volumes currently available. Children of the Whales was also adapted into a stage play which ran from 14 April – 19 April 2016.

Staff・Cast

Staff

Original Creator

Abi Umeda

Director

Kyouhei Ishiguro

Series Composition

Michiko Yokote

Character Design

Haruko Iizuka

Background Art

Tshiharu Mizutani

Color Design

Miyuki Ishida

Director of Photography

Yoshio Ookochi

Editing

Masahiro Goto

Sound Director

Jin Aketagawa

Music

Hiroaki Tsutsumi

Animation Production

J.C.STAFF

Cast

Chakuro

Natsuki Hanae

Rikosu

Manakawa Iwami

Oni

Yuichiro Umehara

Suo

Nobunaga Shimasaki

Ginshu

Mikako Komatsu

Ryodari

Daiki Yamashita

Shuan

Hiroshi Kamiya

Key Visuals

Information

Seasons
Fall 2017
Studio
J.C.STAFF
Official Site
http://kujisuna-anime.com/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/kujisuna_anime
Copyright
「クジラの子らは砂上に歌う」製作委員会

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