The Netflix platform confirmed through its official media that it will premiere the anime adaptation of the manga written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu, Yakusoku no Neverland, on September 1.
Shirai and Demizu began publication of the manga in Shueisha publisher’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2016 and ended it in June 2020. The publisher published the nineteenth compiled volume and the nineteenth compiled volume on July 3.
The play inspired an anime adaptation released in January 2019. A live-action film with slight modifications to the plot will be released on December 18. A second season of the anime was confirmed to premiere in October 2020, but due to the current health situation in Japan, it will now be released in January 2021.
Synopsis of Yakusoku no Neverland
At Grace Field House, life couldn’t be better for the orphans. Together with the other children and a kind “mom” who cares about them, they make a big happy family. No child is ever overlooked, especially since they are all adopted at the age of 12. Their daily lives involve rigorous testing, but afterward, they are allowed to play outside.
There is only one rule you must obey: do not leave the orphanage. But one day, two high-scoring orphans, Emma and Norman, venture through the door and discover the horrifying reality behind their entire existence: they are all cattle, and their orphanage is a farm to grow food for a mysterious race of demons. . With little time to carry out an escape plan, the children must somehow change their destiny.