Japanese company Avex Pictures recently announced that the new original anime “Extra-Terrestrial Boys & Girls” (jap.: “Chikyuugai Shounen Shoujo”) will receive a theatrical release in Japan in a few months. You can watch a teaser below.
Extra-Terrestrial Boys & Girls Release Date
Accordingly, the first three episodes of the new OVA project “Extra-Terrestrial Boys & Girls” will be shown in Japanese theaters for two weeks starting January 28, 2022, before episodes 4 through 6 will also be shown in movie theaters in Japan for two weeks starting February 11, 2022. A Japanese disc release of all six episodes will occur within the same time frame.
Production is handled by studio Production +h, with Mitsuo Iso (“Den-noh Coil”) directing and Kenichi Yoshida (“Eureka Seven”) contributing character design. Avex Pictures and ASMIK Ace are financing the project, which was announced back in 2018.
Director Iso explained that he wants to create a space anime because he has only seen a few himself and space is no longer a distant place known only from science fiction.
Extra-Terrestrial Boys & Girls Teaser
Extra-Terrestrial Boys & Girls Visual
Extra-Terrestrial Boys & Girls Plot
In the year 2045, Internet and artificial intelligence have become widespread in the outer space. Following a massive accident at a space station, a group of children are left behind. Using narrowband and SNS, low intelligence AI, and smartphone-controlled drones, they overcome numerous crises.