The Promised Neverland: the director talks about the second season
Comicbook has had the opportunity to interview Mamoru Kanbe, the director of the production of souls of The Promised Neverland, inspired by the manga of the same name written by Kaiu Shirai and designed by Posuka Demizu on Weekly Shonen Jump and published in Italy by J-POP, which was present during the panel dedicated to the franchise at Anime Expo 2019.
Topic hot is clearly the second season of the animated of The Promised Neverland, which will officially launch in 2020, with a date yet to be decided. The first season was aired this year, with 12 episodes, and fans are fervently waiting to discover the next adventures of Emma and the other children now that they are out of the dismal breeding of Grace Field House.
Once you have asked the director how to proceed with the work on the second season, Kanbe has revealed that in the course of production also entering it in a bit more detail. Here are his words:
“The work on the second season of the animated are in progress, full of challenges and obstacles. While the first season was focused on Emma and the other children's intent to escape from Grace's Field House, in the second we will find out if Emma is capable of keeping the promise to release all children from their precarious condition. The production proceeds, and the cast hopes that the fans may enjoy it exactly the same as with the first one“.
Produced by CloverWorks, the second season of the animated will come in 2020. The first one, instead, was aired from January to march 2019 and in Italy it is possible to watch it legally, for free and with subtitles in Italian on VVVVID (Dynit).
Emma, Norman and Ray live happily since birth in an orphanage, surrounded by a dense forest, cared for by a loving “mom”. Their illusion of normalcy falls apart when they discover what really happens to those who leave the house to be “adopted”, and what's behind it is the wall that delimits the forest: the kids do not remains that wits to try to escape. Begins a deadly game of cat and mouse!
The Promised Neverland is written by Kaiu Shirai and designed by Posuka Demizu on the pages of the weekly magazine of Weekly Shonen Jump, from 1 August 2016. The manga currently has come to the chapter number 141 with 14 volumes published.
In Italy the work is published by J-POP with the first 9 volumes available.
On the 4th of June 2018 has been released in Japan and online stores in the first light novel inspired by the manga. The story is focused on co-star Norman, who, on the day of his expedition, talks about his memories lived with Emma and the other children of the orphanage, Grace Field House through a letter addressed to them. The novel is written from Nanao. The second, focused on the mother Isabella and sister Krone, is available from the 4 January 2019.
Produced by CloverWorks, the first animated series inspired by the manga has been aired in Japan from January to march 2019. In Italy it is visible legally with subtitles in Italian through the streaming platform VVVVID. The second series will come in 2020.
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