Yakusoku no Neverland


The Promised Neverland

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 約束のネバーランド
English: The Promised Neverland
German: The Promised Neverland
Spanish: The Promised Neverland
French: The Promised Neverland
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 10, 2019 to Mar 29, 2019
Premiered: Winter 2019
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:55 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: CloverWorks
Source: Manga
Genres: FantasyFantasy, MysteryMystery, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: PsychologicalPsychological, SurvivalSurvival
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.491 (scored by 12947901,294,790 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1392
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #38
Members: 1,980,596
Favorites: 32,476

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Synopsis

Surrounded by a forest and a gated entrance, the Grace Field House is inhabited by orphans happily living together as one big family, looked after by their "Mama," Isabella. Although they are required to take tests daily, the children are free to spend their time as they see fit, usually playing outside, as long as they do not venture too far from the orphanage—a rule they are expected to follow no matter what. However, all good times must come to an end, as every few months, a child is adopted and sent to live with their new family, never to be heard from again.

However, the three oldest siblings have their suspicions about what is actually happening at the orphanage, and they are about to discover the cruel fate that awaits the children living at Grace Field, including the twisted nature of their beloved Mama.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Ray

Main
Ise, Mariya
Japanese

Norman

Main
Uchida, Maaya
Japanese

Emma

Main
Morohoshi, Sumire
Japanese

Phil

Supporting
Kouno, Hiyori
Japanese

Isabella

Supporting
Kaida, Yuuko
Japanese

Sister Krone

Supporting
Fujita, Nao
Japanese

Gilda

Supporting
Lynn
Japanese

Don

Supporting
Ueki, Shinei
Japanese

Conny

Supporting
Ozawa, Ari
Japanese

Anna

Supporting
Kayano, Ai
Japanese

Staff

Kanbe, Mamoru
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Shimizu, Katsunori
Sound Director


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"Touch Off" by UVERworld
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Ending Theme

1: "Zettai Zetsumei (絶対絶命)" by Cö shu Nie (eps 1-8)
2: "Lamp" by Cö shu Nie (eps 9-11)
3: "Touch Off" by UVERworld (eps 12)

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Reviews

Mar 28, 2019
(Spoiler warning of episode 1)
Thriller, horror, psychological and mystery. These 4 along with some genres I guess makes excellent shows not only in the anime industry but also in other platforms. This is because of there uniqueness. There outtake of the story is unique with uncommon sceneries, settings, characters, plot and conflict. This Winter 2019 anime season, we were introduced into the world of "The Promised Neverland". A world where if you are a healthy young blood, you will never like this world. You will never hope that you will be a main character of some parallel world or something. With kids being the main ...
Mar 25, 2021
Mixed Feelings
1) JUVENILE RESOLUTION

The Promised Neverland was a complete let down. Although the kids managed to escape, it was done in a very juvenile way that makes you wonder if they needed to be smart in order to do something so simple. Just set something on fire as a distraction and swing across the chasm. That doesn’t sound like it required an IQ of 200 in order to work out, much less 12 episodes of careful planning. In fact most of it happened out of screen in the last 2 episodes.

2) NO ACTUAL PLOT PROGRESSION

There was no actual plot progression 90% of the time. What was ...
Mar 28, 2019
Yakusoku no Neverland is the biggest disappointment of the year so far. Not so much because it was so exceptionally bad, but because it had potential to be outstandingly great. What looked like a prime example of well-build thriller and highly atmospheric mystery end up being just a bunch of empty promises. Perhaps the English title, 'Promised Neverland' is actually a self-parody since following the series was an experience far from magical. At least one thing the series foreshows, I guess.

The first 4 episodes are all passable, of highly respectable quality to be exact. I was impressed by how it managed to gasp my ...

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