Sora yori mo Tooi Basho

A Place Further Than The Universe

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Synonyms: Uchuu yori mo Tooi Basho, A Story That Leads to the Antarctica, Yorimoi
Japanese: 宇宙よりも遠い場所
English: A Place Further Than The Universe
German: A Place Further Than the Universe
Spanish: A Place Further than the Universe
French: A Place Further Than The Universe
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 2, 2018 to Mar 27, 2018
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 20:30 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, DramaDrama
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.521 (scored by 214818214,818 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1232
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #439
Members: 498,366
Favorites: 13,966

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Filled with an overwhelming sense of wonder for the world around her, Mari Tamaki has always dreamt of what lies beyond the reaches of the universe. However, despite harboring such large aspirations on the inside, her fear of the unknown and anxiety over her own possible limitations have always held her back from chasing them. But now, in her second year of high school, Mari is more determined than ever to not let any more of her youth go to waste. Still, her fear continues to prevent her from taking that ambitious step forward—that is, until she has a chance encounter with a girl who has grand dreams of her own.

Spurred by her mother's disappearance, Shirase Kobuchizawa has been working hard to fund her trip to Antarctica. Despite facing doubt and ridicule from virtually everyone, Shirase is determined to embark on this expedition to search for her mother in a place further than the universe itself. Inspired by Shirase's resolve, Mari jumps at the chance to join her. Soon, their efforts attract the attention of the bubbly Hinata Miyake, who is eager to stand out, and Yuzuki Shiraishi, a polite girl from a high class background. Together, they set sail toward the frozen south.

Sora yori mo Tooi Basho follows the captivating journey of four spirited girls, all in search of something great.

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"The Girls Are Alright!" by saya

Ending Theme

"Koko kara, Koko kara (ここから、ここから)" by Mari Tamaki (Inori Minase), Shirase Kobuchizawa (Kana Hanazawa), Hinata Miyake (Yuka Iguchi), Yuzuki Shiraishi (Saori Hayami)


Mar 29, 2018
Winter 18 anime season was honestly a pretty underwhelming season overall because unlike the Fall 17 anime season didn’t feature a lot of good shows that are not 2nd seasons or leftovers from the Fall 17 season.
The problem that I have with this season that many of the shows are nothing more style over substance meme feasts.

A1+ Trigger mecha show Darling in the Franxx is the worst example of this because not only in my opinion bad at storytelling it also allowed the memes and reference to older shows to take over the actual story to a point where you're literally only watching it ...
Apr 8, 2018
Mixed Feelings
A decent cast with a unique plot that was unfortunately weighed down with pointless pseudo-drama and overstuffed with cuteness. Anyone watching this show expects a cuteness overload and plenty of slice-of-nothing-happens, which is completely fine if done properly. However; A Place Farther than the Universe reaches for something more complex and story-driven, but falls short on delivering any engaging drama.

The story and genre are at odds with each other; it strives to have dramatic tension between characters, but also wants to beat you over the head with cuteness and positivity. The result is a boatload of forced drama caused by characters being too nice to ...
Apr 12, 2018
I was hoping Sora yori mo Tooi Basho be an anime where cute girls wear ridiculously puffy winter coats against winter scenery, an adventure approached with the comfy manner. Instead this series focused too much on the serious side and contained loads of drama.

Seriousness and drama aren't something I would mind. The problem is the believability. If there is a serious anime about teenage girls travelling to Antarctica, it should be taken seriously instead of half-assedly throwing in obstacles and factors that need to be taken into consideration before the trip. And suddenly at the very next scene we're looking at slice of life ...

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