It was December 2022 when the first rumors and leaks regarding an animated adaptation of the series began to surface sand land Written and drawn by Master Akira Toriyama. Confirmation has finally arrived that a film about the work will be made, which will hit Japanese theaters in the summer of 2023.
According to what has been confirmed on the film's official website, three animation studios are said to have been involved in the project: sunrisewho you may know because he took care of the adaptation of Gintama or created the series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Kamikaze Dougaknown for Batman Ninja and his contributions to Star Wars: Visions and Anima.
The site also confirmed this Sandland film release date in Japanese cinemas: August 18, 2023. Published in Weekly Shonen Jump from May to August 2000, Sand Land is set in a post-apocalyptic future where Earth is now a vast wasteland where the distribution of water is controlled by the miserly king.
Searching for a lost lake, Sheriff Rao asks the Demon King for help and is accompanied on his journey beelzebub, son of the demonic ruler, and his assistant. In pure Toriyama comic style, this extravagant trio will face off against dragons, bandits and even the king's armies. Character image dedicated to the three protagonists.
Let us know what you think in the comments section. Before we say goodbye, we leave you with our Sandland manga review.