Anime Misaki No Mayoiga News

Misaki No Mayoiga Novel Gets Anime Film By David Production

Sachiko Kashiwaba’s Misaki no Mayoiga (The Abandoned House by the Cape) follows a 17-year-old girl who is searching for a place of her own in this world.

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This is a nostalgic story of “regeneration” that can warm the reader’s heart.

Anime studio David Production revealed that they are producing an anime film based on the original novel. The film will debut in 2021, but the exact release date hasn’t been revealed yet.

A promotional video for the anime film was released along with the announcement.

「ヴァイオレット・エヴァーガーデン」吉田玲子脚本、フジアナ・久慈暁子がNa担当 『岬のマヨイガ』予告
“Violet Evergarden” Screenplay by Reiko Yoshida, Fujiana Akiko Kuji in charge of Na “Cape Mayoiga” notice

The video shows the look of the traditional Japanese house named “Mayoiga.”  From this house, one can see the sea and feel the touch of warmth and nostalgia.

Here, a 17-year-old girl, who is trying to find her place in the world, begins a new life with people completely unrelated to her.

Fuji TV opened an official website for the anime film, which revealed the main staff and a teaser visual.

Misaki no Mayoiga Novel Gets Anime Film by David Production
Misaki no Mayoiga | Source: Fandom

In the visual, we get to see the main character, Moeka, standing near the traditional Japanese house with a view of the sea.

PositionStaffOther Works
StudioDavid ProductionFire Force
DirectorShinya KawatsuraNon Non Biyori, Sakurada Reset
Script writerReiko YoshidaK-ON!, Violet Evergarden, Liz and the Blue Bird

The anime film is set in Iwate prefecture and is one of the three animation works (others being Bakuten! and Hula Fulla Dance) taking part in the “Zutto Ouen Project 2011+10” (Continuing Support Project 2011+10).

This project, which is coming in 2021, will mark the 10th anniversary of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami with the anime set in the disaster area a decade ago.

About Misaki No Mayoiga

The original novel by Sachiko Kashiwaba won the 2016 Noma Award for Juvenile Fiction.

The story revolves around 17-year-old Moeka, who lost her parents, and Yurie, seeking to escape her violent husband, got off at a Kitsunezaki station one day.

The great earthquake and tsunami had changed their destinies. Their lives were saved, but they were perplexed when asked about their identities at an evacuation site.

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