Earlier today, Netflix started streaming the Children of the Whales anime on their digital platform. The series is available worldwide, with audio in English, Japanese, French, German, and Spanish. Subtitles are available in English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), and Spanish.
The title originally aired during the Fall 2017 broadcast season.
Children of the Whales is based on Abi Umeda’s manga of the same name. Kyōhei Ishiguro (Your Lie in April, Occultic;Nine) directed the project at J.C. Staff, with Haruko Iizuka (School-Live!, Little Busters) providing character designs. Michiko Yokote (ReLIFE, Shirobako) was 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 Japanese voice cast includes:
- Chakuro: Natsuki Hanae
- Rikosu: Manaka Iwami
- Ōni: Yuichiro Umehara
- Suō: Nobunaga Shimazaki
- Ginshu: Mikako Komatsu
- Ryodari: Daiki Yamashita
- Shuan: Hiroshi Kamiya
Netflix describes the title as:
As a magic wielder, young archivist Chakuro knows his time is short, but everything changes when a girl from the outside appears on his island.