Toriyama’s ‘SAND LAND’ Anime Gets New Trailer, Teasing Explosive Action

  • ‘SAND LAND: THE SERIES’ will stream worldwide on Disney+ Star and Hulu in the U.S.
  • The upcoming series will be a retelling of the anime film. 
  • An action RPG inspired by the series is set to launch on April 26, 2024.

Akira Toriyama had a phenomenal 2023, and it seems like 2024 is shaping up to be an even more spectacular year for him. The debut of the ‘SAND LAND’ anime film was nothing short of triumphant! 

Now, with the exciting announcement of the upcoming anime series, fans can foresee an even more immersive journey into the ‘SAND LAND’ universe.

Bandai Namco Entertainment streamed a promotional video for the anime ‘SAND LAND: THE SERIES.’ The anime will stream exclusively worldwide on Disney+ Star’s “STAR Anime Series” programming in spring 2024 and Hulu in the U.S.

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The trailer appears impressive, with explosive action sequences and art direction that captures the whimsical aesthetic of Toriyama’s original manga.

The upcoming series will be a retelling of the anime film. We can also expect some iconic scenes from the original manga and a fresh narrative crafted by Toriyama that extends the storyline introduced in the film.

The original voice cast is set to reprise their roles, bringing continuity to the characters. Additionally, the production team behind the film will return to helm the series, ensuring a seamless transition and maintaining the same level of quality that captivated audiences in the movie.

Beyond the animated adaptations, the manga’s influence extends to the gaming world, as an action role-playing game inspired by the series is set to launch on April 26, 2024. In addition to that, a new ‘Dragon Ball’ series is slated to premiere later this Fall.

If you’re a fan of Toriyama’s work, mark your calendars for 2024 because there will be a lot to look forward to. Keep your eyes peeled off so that you don’t miss out on the latest updates.

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‘SAND LAND’ is a short manga series by Akira Toriyama. It was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from May to August 2000 and was collected into one tankōbon volume in November 2000 by Shueisha.

A CGI anime film adaptation was released in August 2023, and an original net animation (ONA) series will be streamed worldwide on Disney+ and Hulu in Q2 2024. An action role-playing video game developed by ILCA and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment is set to be released in April 2024.

The story is set in a war-torn future where only a barren wasteland is left and a greedy king controls the water supply. It follows the demon king’s son Beelzebub, his assistant Thief, and Sheriff Rao on a quest to find a long-lost river. The trio encounters many foes on their adventurous journey, including the greedy king’s army.

Source: Official Website

Aaheli Pradhan

Aaheli Pradhan

A grandma by heart who loves to knit, sketch, and swing in parks. Binge-reads a massive amount of manga from psychological to shounen-ai. Either awkward or salty, there's no in-between.


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