Kujira no Kora wa Sajou ni Utau


Children of the Whales

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Whale Calves Sing on the Sand, Tales of the Wales Calves
Japanese: クジラの子らは砂上に歌う
English: Children of the Whales
Spanish: Hijos de las Ballenas
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 8, 2017 to Dec 24, 2017
Premiered: Fall 2017
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.171 (scored by 104303104,303 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #33342
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1042
Members: 228,813
Favorites: 1,000

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Synopsis

In a world covered by an endless sea of sand, there sails an island known as the Mud Whale. In its interior lies an ancient town, where the majority of its inhabitants are said to be "Marked," a double-edged trait that grants them supernatural abilities at the cost of an untimely death. Chakuro is the village archivist; young and curious, he spends his time documenting the discovery of newfound islands. But each one is like the rest—abandoned save for the remnants of those who lived there long ago.

For the first time in six months, another island crosses the horizon, so Chakuro and his friends join the scouting group. During the expedition, they find vestiges of an archaic civilization. And inside one of its crumbling remains, Chakuro discovers a girl who will change his destiny and the world inside the Mud Whale as he knows it.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ouni

Main
Umehara, Yuuichirou
Japanese

Chakuro

Main
Hanae, Natsuki
Japanese

Lykos

Main
Iwami, Manaka
Japanese

Liontari

Supporting
Yamashita, Daiki
Japanese

Suou

Supporting
Shimazaki, Nobunaga
Japanese

Shuan

Supporting
Kamiya, Hiroshi
Japanese

Ginshu

Supporting
Komatsu, Mikako
Japanese

Sami

Supporting
Kanemoto, Hisako
Japanese

Nibi

Supporting
Tamaru, Atsushi
Japanese

Oruka

Supporting
Ishida, Akira
Japanese

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Opening Theme

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"Sono Saki e (その未来(さき)へ)" by RIRIKO
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Ending Theme

"Hashitairo (ハシタイロ)" by rionos




Reviews

Sep 19, 2023
I watched Kujira no Kora wa Sajou ni Utau, also known as Children of the Whales. Here are my thoughts:

I'll begin with discussing visuals, as this is one of the show's best features. This anime consistently looks excellent. Nearly every single frame is screencap-worthy. The art style is unique and has an organic look to it that is quite immersive. There is a lot of variety among the character designs, and most of them look good. The MC is adorable, both in design and personality. Facial expressions are well illustrated and the character animation is consistently good. The creative art style and high visual production ...
Sep 11, 2022
Mixed Feelings
"Children of the Whales" or "Kujira no Kora wa Sajou ni Utau" is a precellular anime, it has an interesting premise, complex world-building, and decent animation, yet despite all that it constantly felt as if it was coming up short. Depending on what you like in a show, this anime might either be really enjoyable for you or not enjoyable at all.

One thing that is really appealing about Children of the Whales is its setting and world-building, it's hard to explain without giving too much away, but there's this whole complex story of this sea of sand with various islands called "whales" with the inhabitants ...
Dec 31, 2022
Evil exists, this is a fact ...

Children of the Whales is simply a stupide tragedy with superficial characters, seeing their friends and family killed in front of them, and they simply keep calling for peace and they do their best to not revenge, I really hate when the creators try to show that humans should not treat violence with violence, these fake morals made me want to vomit.
Protecting your beloved once is something I will consider one of the Holy morals. Being weak and uncapable of protecting your family and being happy with it should not be promoted at all.

Of course, in our developed world ...

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