Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has brought us plenty of classics like Naruto, Bleach, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, and Dragon Ball. And now, the legendary manga magazine is giving us a brand new TV anime as well. This time, their 26th issue has announced that Posuka Demizu’s The Promised Neverland (Yakusoku no Neverland) is getting an anime. They even launched a new official website which is now also playing this announcement video:
The manga follows the children of the Grace Field House orphanage, who usually follow happy lives. However, their world goes upside down when they discover that their guardians are just raising them as demon food.
Aside from the announcement video, the website also revealed three new teaser visuals. They feature the three main characters, Norman, Emma, and Ray. These new visuals announce that the anime will premiere sometime in January 2019.
The manga also won several awards, including Best Shonen Manga during the 63rd Shogakukan awards. It also received nominations during the 11th Manga Taisho awards, as well as the 22nd Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.
Expect the manga’s staff to reveal more details about the new TV anime in the future.