Chi: On the Movements of the Earth is a series that breaks the barriers of shonen, isekai, and other such common genres to reflect on a subject that very few have touched upon.
Set in mid-15th century Poland, the manga focuses on the fate of ‘heretical’ thinkers for their theories that stood against the religious beliefs of that time. The protagonist, Rafal, a genius 12-year-old has to decide if he wants to pursue the truth or live his life in peace while suppressing his curiosity.
Chi: On the Movements of the Earth is set to receive an anime adaptation that will show you the bigotry present in the world during the Middle Ages. Studio Madhouse has taken up the series’ animation production.
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In “Big Comic Spirits No. 30” released today, illustrations and comments drawn by #魚豊 Sensei are posted.
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The announcement was published in issue 30 of the Big Comics Spirits magazine.
Chi -Chikyū no Undō ni Tsuite won the Grand Prize at the 26th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize awards in April. The manga’s plot and portrayals are proof enough that it is truly deserving of the award.
Uoto has presented the story of those humans who have sacrificed their lives to prove the heliocentric theory. The manga is filled to the brim with realistic depictions of how scientific-minded people used to be tortured and killed.
In the midst of this chaos, we encounter Rafal, a prodigy who dreams of astronomy but is pressurized into pursuing theology, the most celebrated subject of the time.
The upcoming anime will show how Rafal breaks away from the old mindset and pursues his dream in secrecy, all the while knowing that a single slip will only lead to death.
About Chi: On the Movements of the Earth
Chi: On the Movements of the Earth is a manga by Uoto that was first published in the Big Comic Spirits magazine in September 2020. It ended in April 2022. Studio Madhouse will produce its anime adaptation.
The manga is set in mid-15th century Poland. It depicts the lives of those who risk their lives to prove the heliocentric theory. Rafal, a 12-year-old prodigy, is the protagonist who is interested in astronomy and discovers the secrets behind how the Earth actually revolves around the Sun.
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