From the creator of A Silent Voice, TV anime drama series 'To Your Eternity' to premiere on April 12
Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: February 10, 2021 at 3:24 PM PHT (GMT+8)
The TV anime series adaptation of Yoshitoki Ōima's "To Your Eternity (Fumetsu no Anata e)" manga series has revealed on Wednesday a new key visual for its upcoming broadcast on April 12, 2021 on NHK E-TV. The anime was originally scheduled to premiere last October 2020 but has been postponed due to the effects brought by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to the production of the series as reported by the anime section of Japanese news giant NHK.
Watch the its first PV here:
The anime series will consists of 20 episodes and Crunchyroll will stream the series outside Japan. Masahiko Murata is directing the anime, Shinzou Fujita is in charge of series composition, and Koji Yabuno is designing the characters. Animation studio Brain's Base is animating the series.
The cast includes:
Reiji Kawashima as Fushi
Rie Hikasaka as March
Aya Uchida as Parona
Rikako Aikawa as Pioran
Satsuki Saiga as Hayase
Kenjiro Tsuda as Observer
The series is based on the Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshitoki Ōima which was serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine since November 2016. It has been collected into 14 tankōbon volumes as of December 2020 by Kodansha.
Aauthor Yoshitoki Ōima is best known for her manga series A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi) published in 2013. Her work for the manga has been awarded by the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Award as the New Creator Prize in 2015 and the Rudolf-Dirks-Awards as the Best Scenario (Asia) in 2017.
Kodansha comics describes the series as: A new manga from the creator of the acclaimed A Silent Voice, featuring intimate, emotional drama and an epic story spanning time and space…
A lonely boy wandering the Arctic regions of North America meets a wolf, and the two become fast friends, depending on each other to survive the harsh environment. But the boy has a history, and the wolf is more than meets the eye as well… To Your Eternity is a totally unique and moving manga about death, life, reincarnation, and the nature of love.