Series adapting Yoshitoki Oima's manga originally scheduled to premiere in October 2020
NHK announced today that the upcoming To Your Eternity TV anime, which adapts the manga of the same name from A Silent Voice creator Yoshitoki Oima, has been delayed from October 2020 to April 2021. Crunchyroll also revealed that the series would be coming to the service during Virtual Crunchyroll Expo.
Brain's Base (In/Spectre) will handle the production of the anime with Masahiko Murata (NARUTO Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals) directing, Shinzo Fujita (Future Card Buddyfight X) handling the series composition, and Koji Yabuno (Space Brothers) in charge of the character design.
The voice cast was announced back in July, including Reiji Kawashima as Fushi, Rie Hikisaka as March, Aya Uchida as Parona, Rikako Aikawa as Pioran, Mitsuki Saiga as Hayase, and Kenjiro Tsuda as The Beholder.
The To Your Eternity manga is currently licensed by Kodansha in the US and is available in physical and digital formats, with simultaneous publishing of chapters as they are released in Japan on Crunchyroll. Volume 12 of the English-language version released physically on September 1. The official synopsis of the series from Crunchyroll reads:
A lonely boy wandering the Arctic regions of North America meets a wolf, and the two become fast friends, depending on each other to survive the harsh environment. But the boy has a history, and the wolf is more than meets the eye as well…
To Your Eternity is currently scheduled to broadcast from April 2021 on NHK-E for 20 episodes.
Additional reporting by Kyle Cardine
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