posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Adaptation of Hiro Mashima‘s manga premiered on Saturday in Japan
The anime premiered on NTV and other channels on Saturday, April 10 at 24:55 (effectively, April 11 at 12:55 a.m.). In Japan, the show premiered streaming on Netflix and Hulu on Saturday, and will stream on other streaming services in Japan a week later.
Shinji Ishihara (Fairy Tail, Log Horizon) is the chief director of the anime at J.C. Staff, and Yūshi Suzuki (episode director for Fairy Tail season 3) is directing the anime. Mitsutaka Hirota (Zoids Wild, Rent-A-Girlfriend) is overseeing and writing the series scripts, and Yurika Sako (key animation for Food Wars! The Third Plate) is designing the characters for animation.
At Granbell Kingdom, an abandoned amusement park, Shiki has lived his entire life among machines. But one day, Rebecca and her cat companion Happy appear at the park’s front gates. Little do these newcomers know that this is the first human contact Granbell has had in a hundred years! As Shiki stumbles his way into making new friends, his former neighbors stir at an opportunity for a robo-rebellion…And when his old homeland becomes too dangerous, Shiki must join Rebecca and Happy on their spaceship and escape into the boundless cosmos.