Gunjō no Magmell Manga Volume 1 CoverNo, we don’t have any straw-hatted pirates, despite the title.

Earlier today, the official Shonen Jump website announced that Dainenbyō’s Gunjō no Magmell (Ultramarine Magmell) will receive an anime adaptation. The first staff for the project were revealed, and Dainenbyō showed off a celebratory sketch.

We break the details down below:


Hayato Date (Naruto, Saiyuki) will take the director’s chair at Studio Pierrot, with Chūji Mikasano (Tokyo Ghoul franchise) taking charge of series composition. Yasuharu Takanashi (Fairy Tail, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal) will score the show’s soundtrack..


The image features the show’s lead, who’s looking out toward the camera over a pair of sweet shades.

Gunjō no Magmell celebratory sketch by Dainenbyō, drawn to commemorate the anime's announcement

Dainenbyō’s Gunjō no Magmell launched on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ in June 2015. The series currently spans four compiled volumes, with the latest hitting stores on July 4, 2017.

Manga resource Baka-Updates describes the series as:

One day in the middle of the pacific ocean a miracle occurred, a new continent appeared out of nowhere!
The new continent was the home for new & mysterious plants, creatures & minerals!

Humanity is excited as the age of exploration has returned.

Sources: Otakomu, Comic Natalie