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Sora yori mo Tooi Basho

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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


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Currently 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
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.191 (scored by 13,129 users)
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Ranked: #3302
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Popularity: #1105
Members: 71,926
Favorites: 467
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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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Ishizuka, Atsuko
Aketagawa, Jin
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Hanada, Jukki
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Hanazawa, Kana
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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)

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Jan 24, 2018
evolvingweeb (All reviews)
It says a whole lot that I didn't even think I'd watch this before it aired, and now it's my favorite of the season so far, and I HEAVILY doubt it's going to lose that title.

This show, man. THIS SHOW.

Now, I wasn't even going to watch this simply because the summary was short and sounded like it wasn't going to be anything special. Before it got a better one, it was just 'Highschool Girls journey to antarctica' and I barely gave it a glance before clicking away. Then I found out it was animated by Madhouse, and that got my attention.

So I watched read more
Jan 23, 2018
KANLen09 (All reviews)
No questions asked, Sora yori mo Tooi Basho (or A Place Further Than The Universe) is one of a bunch of Madhouse's newest anime, and out of the 3 Winter 2018 anime hosted by the studio, the one that (I fear that) less people will take notice of it (Overlord 2 the sequel for fans, and Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card for nostalgic factors and fans alike), but it's still a promising and eventful watch, and is really extraordinary, so much so that I wish that Madhouse would do more original content like this.

So, right by this moment, our main 4-girl group cast are learning the read more
Jan 26, 2018
Freeze_Ray (All reviews)
There is only 4 episodes of this anime out so far but it is already by far the best anime of the season, in my opinion. It's main strength is its strong characters, but it is incredibly good in all other aspects as well.

The story is centred around high school girls, which is nothing new, but it has a pretty unique twist that makes it a lot more interesting.

Visually it is outstanding. The art is beautiful and the animation is smooth and lively which suits the spirited characters.

The main characters are just a small group of high school girls, yet are the best part read more
Jan 24, 2018
DirectorK (All reviews)
I've always enjoyed a adventure story where friendship and complete determination to achieve a supposedly impossible play well in hand. This anime so far are portrayed that perfectly and it leads to a promising delivery when the girls finally arrive in Antarctica.

The four main girls of this show remind me a lot of the four girls in K-ON! In fact, you could say that some are more eccentric while others are the opposites of the K-ON girls. Mari and Hinata are practically an upgraded version of Yui and Ritsu while Shirase and Yuzuki are more or less brooding versions Mio read more


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