Yakusoku no Neverland

The Promised Neverland

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Alternative Titles

English: The Promised Neverland
Japanese: 約束のネバーランド


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: Sci-FiSci-Fi, MysteryMystery, HorrorHorror, PsychologicalPsychological, ThrillerThriller, ShounenShounen
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.661 (scored by 471209471,209 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #512
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #79
Members: 806,097
Favorites: 21,934
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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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Yakusoku no Neverland adapts the first 4 volumes of the manga of the same name.

Episode Videos

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Characters & Voice Actors


Ise, Mariya


Uchida, Maaya


Morohoshi, Sumire


Kouno, Hiyori


Kaida, Yuuko

Sister Krone

Fujita, Nao




Ueki, Shinei


Ozawa, Ari


Kayano, Ai


Kanbe, Mamoru
Director, Storyboard
Shimizu, Katsunori
Sound Director
Kurata, Ayako
Episode Director
Ishii, Toshimasa
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

"Touch Off" by UVERworld

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 (ep 12)

Mar 28, 2019
Karhu (All reviews)
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 read more
Mar 28, 2019
HellLyter (All reviews)
Horror is a genre that I rarely see effectively executed in anime. In fact, the genre itself seems to be pretty scarce in the anime medium. The first episode of The Promised Neverland perfectly encapsulates how to properly utilize horror. The atmosphere is great. We’re presented with a seemingly happy orphanage life being lived out by the characters, all children, and their “mama.” Yet as the viewer, it becomes apparent that everything's not quite what it seems, and there’s just this sort of unnerving tension in the air. The presentation is also top notch. Visuals and music are handled expertly and are very complementary to read more
Mar 28, 2019
RebelPanda (All reviews)
The Promised Neverland is a great psychological thriller manga, but this adaptation trades complex psychological warfare for conventional horror. The mystery is simplified, the characters lack depth due to the absence of inner monologues, and the artwork is mediocre. In spite of these shortcomings, constant tension and decent scares make it watchable.

This adaptation strived for a tense atmosphere with exciting horror. On the other hand, the manga focused on the lingering psychological horror born from the characters' gradually learning about the hellish dystopian world they live in, as well as their strategic planning to escape it. The story’s premise is still very enthralling: A farm read more
Mar 28, 2019
Zaber_san (All reviews)
(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 read more

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