Movie opens in Japan on December 18, first season is about to be rebroadcast
There's a lot on the horizon for Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu's THE PROMISED NEVERLAND. Starting October 1, the first season of the anime adaptation will be rebroadcast on TV in Japan, followed by the live-action movie on December 18 and the long-awaited second season in January 2021. To promote the movie, the anime's main voice cast is back to narrate a new promo.
Listen as Emma (Sumire Morohoshi), Norman (Maaya Uchida), and Ray (Mariya Ise) get everyone excited for the upcoming feature below.
The live-action film adaptation is directed by 47-year-old Yuichiro Hirakawa, who previously worked on the live-action film adaptation of Kei Sanbe's mystery manga Boku dake ga Inai Machi / Erased in 2016, on a screenplay penned by his Erased partner Noriko Goto.
- Emma: Minami Hamabe (19/Yumeko Jabami in Kakegurui)
- Ray: Kairi Jo (13/Hiromi Sugita in childhood in Erased)
- Norman: Rihito Itagaki (18/Another Kikai in Kamen Rider Zi-O)
- Mom Isabella: Keiko Kitagawa (Sailor Mars in the Sailor Moon live-action TV show)
- Sister Krone: Naomi Watanabe (32/comedian)
Crunchyroll streamed the first season of the anime as it aired. Here's the synopsis:
The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day...
Via Comic Natalie