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Sora yori mo Tooi Basho


Alternative Titles

English: A Place Further Than The Universe
Synonyms: Uchuu yori mo Tooi Basho, A Story That Leads to the Antarctica, Yorimoi
Japanese: 宇宙よりも遠い場所

Information

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: Adventure, Comedy
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.641 (scored by 89,160 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #582
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #454
Members: 216,910
Favorites: 6,363
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Synopsis

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.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

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Staff

Ishizuka, Atsuko
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Hanada, Jukki
Script, Series Composition
Kanbe, Mamoru
Storyboard


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"The Girls Are Alright!" by saya

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"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)



More reviewsReviews

Mar 29, 2018
TakamakiJoker (All reviews)
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” -Saint Augustine.

The 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 read more
Mar 27, 2018
Pitzer (All reviews)
Youth.
Often called the springtime of one’s life, one’s days of adolescence are a time of many firsts: the first time you skip class without your parents knowing, the first time you go on a journey with no destination and maybe even your first love. It is during these days that the innocent and inexperienced bundles of insecurities that are teenagers finally break out of their shells and the small buds turn into full-fledged adults.

Or at least they should.

Unfortunately, such is not the case for the gung-ho goofball Mari: when she finds an old notebook filled with scribbles of her past self’s wishes for her high read more
Apr 12, 2018
Karhu (All reviews)
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 read more
Mar 28, 2018
AAFan10 (All reviews)
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS MINOR SPOILERS
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A Place Further Than the Universe was a show I almost skipped out on. I was just starting to get into seasonal anime for the first time. As I perused through the Winter 2018 anime list, I noticed this show. At first, I was going to pass on it, as like most others, it just seemed like an average cute girls slice of life show. But I noticed a little something about it that intrigued me to no end, the promise of an adventure to Antarctica. So I went with my gut, and gave it a shot. This gut feeling turned read more

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Why is this classified as Seinen?
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