For most of us, an island sounds like a dream tour destination. Unspoiled beaches, sunny weather, clear water: it's summer every day when you're on an island. With summer's end approaching, and with travel not possible for most people right now, it sounds like a distant dream. But fear not, for anime is here to save the day! Hit the jump for a list of anime that take place on an island so you can have your dream island vacation from the comfort of your home.
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It's a comedy! It's a romance! It's a drama! It's a high concept science fiction story! It's ISLAND, a TV anime from the Summer 2018 season based on the visual novel by Frontwing, and it's also the subject of this week's installment of "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog", the column that looks back on older shows that fans may have missed the first time around. Hit the jump to learn more.
We're deep in the Winter 2020 anime season, but visual novel makers Frontwing are calling us back to the Summer season of 2018, because they've just published the non-credit opening animation for ISLAND, a 2018 TV anime based on the visual novel of the same name about an amnesiac boy who washes up on an island isolated from the Japanese mainland by a mysterious disease. Hit the jump to check it out.
Visual novel developer and publisher Frontwing launched a Kickstarter to fund physical copies and collector's edition sets of the ISLAND PC game, as well as a limited run of deluxe Blu-ray sets that collect the anime adaptation. Read on for more.