The Promised Neverland Film
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The Promised Neverland, Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu’s post apocalyptic manga has been adapted into anime with 12 episodes and managed to receive an astounding amount of fans’ attention with its perfect story and the decent animation.

The anime has been announced for a live-action film for December this year and TOHO’s official Youtube channel released the first teaser trailer for The Promised Neverland live-action film on Thursday.

The production staff of the project also revealed the new poster for the film:

The film is scheduled to debut on December 18th.

The cast includes:

  • Minami Hamabe as Emma
  • Jyo Kairi as Ray
  • Rihito Itagaki as Norman
  • Keiko Kitagawa as Isabella
  • Naomi Watanabe as Krone

Yūichirō Hirakawa is directing the film. Noriko Gotou is writing the film’s content.

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The Promised Neverland anime‘s first season debuted in January 2019 and the second season of the anime is scheduled to debut on October 2020.

The Promised Neverland is a Japanese manga arrangement composed by Kaiu Shirai and delineated by Posuka Demizu. It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since August 1, 2016, with the individual chapters gathered and distributed by Shueisha into sixteen tankōbon volumes as of October 2019.

The story of The Promised Neverland pursues a gathering of stranded youngsters in their break plan from a ranch. Viz Media authorized the manga in North America and serialized The Promised Neverland in their advanced Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.

Manga’s official description is:

Set in the year 2045, Emma is an 11-year-old orphan living in Grace Field House, a self-contained orphanage housing her and 37 other orphans. Life has never been better: with gourmet food; plush beds; clean clothes; games; and the love of their “Mother”, the caretaker, Isabella. The bright and cheerful Emma always aces the regular exams with her two best friends Ray and Norman. The orphans are allowed complete freedom, except to venture beyond the grounds or the gate, which connects the house to the outside world.

One night, an orphan named Conny is sent away to be adopted, but Emma and Norman follow after noticing that she left her stuffed toy, Little Bunny, back at the house. At the gate, they find Conny dead, and they realize the truth of their existence in this idyllic orphanage. It is a farm where human children are raised as food for Demons, and worse, Isabella is their agent. Determined to break out of Grace Field House, Norman and Emma join with Ray to find a way to escape along with their other siblings.

The manga was designated for the tenth Manga Taishō grants in January 2017, getting 43 from the Manga Taisho grants’ “Executive Committee.” The manga was additionally assigned for the eleventh version of the Manga Taishō grants in 2018, accepting 26 points altogether. As of August 2017, the manga had 1.5 million in print. By October 2017, the number had expanded to 2.1 million. As of January 2019, the initial 12 volumes had 8.8 million duplicates in print around the world.

(C) Kaiu Shirai, Shueisha / “The Promised Neverland” Production Committee”