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Children of the Whales Anime Gets New PV, Premiere Schedule

So, how long until you get tired of my whale puns? I swear, I’m doing it on porpoise!

I’ll see myself out.

Earlier today, the official Children of the Whales (Kujira no Kora wa Sajō ni Utau) anime website updated with a new promotional video. The 105-second trailer offers a look at the show in action, with character dialogue conveying the major story elements.

The site also updated with the show’s full broadcast schedule. Children of the Whales will air on the following:

  • Tokyo MX: 10/8/2017 at 23:00 (10/8/2017 at 11:00PM)
  • KBS Kyoto: 10/8/2017 at 23:30 (10/8/2017 at 11:30PM)
  • Sun TV: 10/8/2017 at 25:00 (10/9/2017 at 1:00AM)
  • BS11: 10/10/2017 at 24:30 (10/11/2017 at 12:30AM)
  • Netflix (Japan): 10/8/2017

Netflix will stream Children of the Whales internationally.

The series is based on Abi Umeda’s manga of the same nam. Kyōhei Ishiguro (Your Lie in April, Occultic;Nine) is directing the project at J.C. Staff, with Haruko Iizuka (School-Live!, Little Busters) providing character designs. Michiko Yokote (ReLIFE, Shirobako) is in charge of the show’s scripts.

Other staff members include:

  • Art Director: Toshiharu Mizutani (Moon Flower)
  • Music: Hiroaki Tsutsumi
  • Color Key Artist: Miyuki Ishida
  • Editor: Masahiro Goto (REAL-T)
  • Director of Photogrpahy: Yoshio Ookouchi
  • Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Chakuro: Natsuki Hanae
  • Rikosu: Manaka Iwami
  • Ōni: Yuichiro Umehara
  • Suō: Nobunaga Shimazaki
  • Ginshu: Mikako Komatsu
  • Ryodari: Daiki Yamashita
  • Shuan: Hiroshi Kamiya

Bandai Visual released a three-minute teaser for Children of the Whales in March. You can check it out below:

Source: Otakomu

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