The Promised Neverland live-action film adaptation will premiere in Japanese theaters on December 18, 2020. The news was announced at the Jump Festa ’20 event on Saturday. The film is directed by Yūichirō Hirakawa (ERASED film) with a script from Noriko Gotou.
The Promised Neverland live-action film will star Minami Hamabe as Emma, Jyo Kairi as Ray, and Rihito Itagaki as Norman. The film based on Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu’s manga series will change the age of shipping the orphans at the age of 12 to the age of 16.
It was also announced at the event that The Promised Neverland anime series’ second season will premiere in October 2020.
The first season premiered on January 10, 2019. The series was directed by Kyohei Ishiguro(KimiUso) and Yoshitoshi Shinomiya (Your Name Flashback Scene Unit Dir). Masayoshi Tanaka (Darling in the Franxx) designed the characters at CloverWorks. Yuichi Fukushima was the Producer.
Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu released The Promised Neverland (Yakusoku no Nebārando) manga series in Weekly Shōnen Jump August 1, 2016. In January 2018, the manga won the 63rd Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shōnen category. As of April 4, 2018, the first 8 volumes had 4.2 million copies in print.