Japanese anime is the source of emotional and moving stories of all time. They range from very happy plots to the sad ones that could make a rock cry. Such an anime is A Place Further than the Universe. A production of Madhouse, A Place Further than the Universe is written by Jukki Hanada and painted under the direction of Atsuko Ishizuka. The anime received good feedback from the audience and critics with an 8/10 rating. It has also been included in various top anime lists and is certainly a worthwhile watch. It aired for the first time in Japan, from January 2 to March 27, 2018. After the success of the anime, a manga by the same name was published in 2018 by Meme Yoimachi. A Place Further than the Universe is a beautiful combination of desire, aspiration, curiosity, and exploration which made it a very famous anime of the 2010s.
A Place Further than the Universe Season 2 Release Date
Season 1 was released three years ago and the fans are eager for the renewal of this anime, however, no announcement as such has been done by the production house. It was speculated that after its good ratings, the authorities would consider making a season 2, maybe with more adventures but that hasn’t been the case so far. No need to sulk over it though because they haven’t ruled out the possibility of renewal either! Till then we can only enjoy the 13 episodes of season 1.
|A Place Further than the Universe Season 1 Release Date||2 January 2018|
|A Place Further than the Universe Season 2 Release Date||Not Announced Yet|
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A Place Further than the Universe Season 1 Story
This particular anime is the heart and soul of all teenagers who have developed a love for adventure and exploration of the unknown and rightly so. The story revolves around a group of young girls, all curious and ready to learn who find their true selves after meeting each other.
The story begins with a high school girl named Mari Tamaki, who is naturally curious about all things in the world existing around her. It was a fortunate day when Tamaki meets Shirase. Shirase whose mother had disappeared had been devoting all her energy is collecting funds for her trip to Antarctica. So much so that she is never nicknamed “Arctic” by her friends. Going to the Antarctic is her dream of Shirase and she does everything she can to make it a reality. It’s all she ever talks about really. Both these girls when meet, magic happens and they decide to do it together, Tamaki because she’s a curious lass and wants to discover the ends of the Earth and Universe, and Shirase because it’s her dream. The expedition does not limit itself to just two of them. Hinata Miyake, an intelligent and intellectual student, who dropped out of high school and was working at a grocery store decides to join Tamaki and Shirase in their adventure. She wanted to live life to the fullest before giving entrance exams to colleges. The group expands when Yuzuki Shiraishu, a calm personality joins them after some convincing by Tamaki.
Apart from the major characters of the anime, a lot more have been added that make it a very intense and dynamic story. Various side characters find their place even in the ending scene, which in itself feels complete and gives a feeling of fulfillment.
Episodes of Season 1 are – “One Million Yen For Youth”, “Kabukicho Fremantle”, “The Follow Backs Don’t Stop!”, “Four Caterpillars”, “Dear My Friend”, “Welcome to the Durian Show”, “The Ship That Sees the Universe”, “Howling”, “Maddening”, “Screaming”, “Antarctic Love Story” (Blizzard Arc), “Partial Friendship”, “Bash That Drum Can!”, “A Place Further Than the Universe” and the last episode, “We’ll Go On Another Journey Someday”. A beautiful end to a marvelous show.
A Place Further than the Universe Characters
Mari Tamaki (nickname ‘Kimari’) was voiced by Inori Minase, Shirase Kobuchizawa was voiced by Kana Hanazawa, Hinata Miyake was portrayed by Yuka Iguchi, and Yuzuki Shiraishi was voiced by Saori Hayami.
Where to Watch A Place Further than the Universe?
All episodes are available on Crunchyroll. Do let us know what you think!
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