Aniplex of America announced that they have acquired the rights in the Americas for the supernatural thriller The Promised Neverland and will be available beginning on January 9 with a new episode posted everything Thursday on Hulu, FunimationNow, Crunchyroll, and HIDIVE.
The Promised Neverland is set in a small orphanage called the Grace Field House and follows three orphans Emma, Norman, and Ray as they discover some dark and twisted truths about their orphanage that houses 38 children. The series began as a manga appearing in Weekly Shonen Jump in August 2016 where it was gained a large following.
Throughout the anime, viewers will learn more about the characters and their strange situation that evolves over the course of the series. The cast includes Yuko Kaida (PERSONA5 the Animation, Black Butler: Book of Circus), Ai Kayano (Sword Art Online Alicization, March comes in like a lion), Lynn (I want to eat your pancreas, High School Fleet), Shizuka Ishigami (The Anthem of the Heart, Your lie in April), and Ari Ozawa (Record of Grancrest War, WWW.WAGNARIA!!).
The studio also released a new trailer introducing the west to the cast, which you can watch below:
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