Survey "Children of the Whales" In Half-Season Digest
An anime adaptation of Abi Umeda’s Children of the Whales is running on Tokyo MX this season, with global Netflix streaming planned for next year. Box sets will be released in Japan on January 26th and March 23rd. In the meantime, Bandai Visual has posted a digest of the first seven episodes.
Viz started releasing the series last week in print as well as digital editions through the storefronts for Kindle, Kobo, Nook, iBooks, comiXology, and GooglePlay.
They describe the series
In a desolate world of endless sand, a small community clings to survival atop a floating city of clay and magic called the Mud Whale. Chakuro, tasked as archivist for the Mud Whale, diligently chronicles the lives and deaths of his people. As one of the short-lived thymia wielders, he knows his time is limited and is determined to leave a better record than his predecessors. But the steady pace of their isolated existence on the Mud Whale is abruptly shattered when a scouting party discovers a mysterious young girl who seems to know more about their home than they do…
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