Anime studio Wit Studio and novelist Tow Ubukata’s new Moonrise project debuted a trailer during the Netflix Tudum Japan livestream event on Sunday, revealing a 2024 release date.
Staff and a key image for the anime series were also made public by Netflix.
The series’ original character designer is Hiromu Arakawa (Fullmetal Alchemist, Silver Spoon, The Heroic Legend of Arslan manga author), and Ayumi Yamada (Attack on Titan) is translating those drawings into animation.
The soundtrack is being composed by Ryo Kawasaki (Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia, Yu-Gi-Oh! Sevens).
The anime is being directed by Attack on Titan season 2-3 creator Masashi Koizuka.
Moonrise is the title of a prologue novel that Ubukata, the author of the original Mardock Scramble and the scripts for Ghost in the Shell Arise, Heroic Age, and Fafner, released in English for free on Amazon in December 2018. Novel translation was done by Matt Treyvaud.
According to the project’s description from Wit Studio, “it takes place in the near future and will be set in both the Moon and on Earth.”
The project, as described by George Wada, president and chief executive officer of Wit Studio, is called “Moonrise,” and it will follow the lives of two men named Jack and Al as they struggle to survive in the wide universe of space. A novel form of animation that has never been used before will be used to show all of the action and scenery on the uncharted regions of the Moon. I truly hope my effort serves as an inspiration for modern
In December 2018, Ubukata—original author of Dock Scramble, Heroic Age, Ghost in the Shell Arise, and Fafner—released a prologue novel, also named Moonrise, on Amazon for free in English. The book was translated by Matt Treyvaud.
The project “takes place in the near future and will be set in both the Moon and on Earth,” according to Wit Studio.
The project will follow the lives of two guys, Jack and Al, as they deal with numerous challenges in the wide universe of space, according to Wit Studio President and CEO George Wada. An original kind of animation never previously used will be used to show all of the action and landscape on the uncharted regions of the Moon. My earnest hope is that this effort would motivate modern