Masaaki Yuasa is coordinating an up and coming anime arrangement adjustment of Sakyo Komatsu’s Japan Sinks sci-fi novel. The 10-episode arrangement will make a big appearance worldwide on Netflix in 2020.
- Masaaki Yuasa is directing the anime at his Science SARU studio
- Pyeon-Gang Ho credited as series director
- Toshio Yoshitaka is penning the script
- Kensuke Ushio is composing the music
- Naoya Wada is drawing the character designs
- Ken Hashimoto is the color key artist
- Toshikazu Kuno is the compositing director of photography
- Eriko Kimura is the sound director
- Kiyoshi Hirose is in charge of editing
The first disaster science fiction novel starts when a progression of catastrophic events hit Japan. Enormous structural movements cause volcanic emissions from remote Japanese islands, activating seismic tremors, and in the long run activating more ejections in volcanoes in the Japanese territory. Through it, every one of them, a group of researchers endeavor to persuade the Japanese government that the Japanese archipelago will before long sink underneath the ocean sooner than anybody anticipated.
The new anime moves the setting from 1970s Japan to 2020, soon after the Tokyo Olympics. The story focuses on the Mutō family, and the kin Ayumi and Takeshi. The four individuals from the Mutō family are trapped in a seismic tremor that hits Tokyo, and endeavor to get away from the city, while fiasco hooks at their heels.