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Beginning July 8 (Thurs) 2021, the completely original new anime The Aquatope on White Sand by P.A. WORKS will be airing every Thursday from 24:00 on TOKYO MX / BS Fuji / MBS / Ryukyu Broadcasting / Toyama Television Broadcasting.
Following the 14th episode’s first broadcast, the 3rd key visual was released again, this time including Fuuka wearing the Aquarium Tingara work uniform.
Also, the radio program of this series will have its name changed to “The Aquatope on White Sand Tingara Broadcasting Station” beginning in October (distributed every other Friday via internet radio station 〈Onsen〉 ).
Along with this fresh new start, “High tide girl” sung by Kukuru (CV. Miku Ito) has been chosen as the theme song for the radio program. “High tide girl” was officially released on October 8th (Fri) at the first airing of “The Aquatope on White Sand Tingara Broadcasting Station”.
【3rd Key Visual】
In episode 14, it’s revealed that after Fuuka returned to Okinawa, she was able to secure a job at Aquarium Tingara!
The third key visual has been updated to include Fuuka in the work clothes of Aquarium Tingara, in accordance with the plot progression.
Fuuka came back to work together with everyone in the aquarium once again.
How does Fuuka handle the new environment that’s so completely different from the one at Gamagama Aquarium? Please look forward to seeing how this progresses.
Also, the character pages on the official website featuring the introductions of Kukuru, Fuuka, Tsukimi, Karin, Kai, Kuya, Chiyu and Oji have all been updated for the currently airing part 2 of the anime. Please check these out as well.
▼Official Site link below
【Radio program theme song decided】
Changing its program name as of October, this work’s radio program will be making a new start from this month onward.
With this new start, “High tide girl” sung by Kukuru (CV. Miku Ito) has been chosen as the theme song for the radio program.
“High tide girl” released for the first time simultaneously with the first broadcast of “The Aquatope on White Sand Tingara Broadcasting Station”!
Straightforward and cheerful Kukuru is a perfect fit for this refreshing tune, so please check it out via the radio program as soon as possible.
▼Radio Program Site
Also, a CD containing the song “High tide girl” will be released on November 24th (Wed)!
The coupling includes an additional song sung by Kukuru (CV. Miku Ito) and Fuuka (CV. Rikako Aida)
The first edition will include a pre-application ticket for the “The Aquatope on White Sand Tingara Broadcasting Station” official trip event (scheduled to be held on Saturday January 29, 2022), which will star Miku Ito and Rikako Aida.
【CD product info】
Title: Radio Program “The Aquatope on White Sand Tingara Broadcasting Station” Theme Song “High tide girl”
Artist: Misakino Kukuru (CV. Miku Ito)
Release Date: on sale 2021年11月24日 (Wed)
Price: 1,320 (10% tax included) / 1,200 yen (tax excluded)
Part number: LACM-2409 (1 CD)
First edition bonus: “The Aquatope on White Sand Tingara Broadcasting Station” Official Trip Event advance application ticket
1. High tide girl Song: Misakino Kukuru (CV. Miku Ito)
Lyrics: Kosuke Oki Composition/Arrangement : Akihiko Yamaguchi
2. Aquatope with You
Song: Misakino Kukuru (CV. Miku Ito) , Fuuka Miyazawa (CV. Rikako Aida)
Lyrics: Saori Kodama Composition/Arrangement: Akito Matsuda
3. High tide girl (Instrumental)
4. Aquatope with You (Instrumental)
“The Aquatope on White Sand Tingara Broadcasting Station” Official Trip Event
■ Date and time
January 29, 2021 (Sat)
[Afternoon Performance] Open 14:15 / Start 15:00
[Evening Performance] Open 17:45 / Start 18:30
Science Museum Science Hall
Miku Ito, Rikako Aida
■ Ticket price
All seats reserved, 3,800 yen (tax included)
■ Ticket limit
Max two tickets per customer
※ please note that even if you purchase 2 tickets, the seats may not be together
※Advance application is available via electronic tickets only
※This performance will comply with the most recent information and guidelines set out by the national and local governments, and limit the number of accommodations in order to minimize the risk of infection of customers, performers and staff. The following measures will also be taken with the utmost care in application:
※Seats sold will be limited based on current guidelines for infectious disease prevention measures, and the available seats will also be arranged to limit the likelihood of spread. If the situation should ease before the performance and guidelines are revised, it is possible that additional seats could then be sold. Thank you for your understanding.
※If the guidelines and requests are not followed, or if the organizer decides that the activities taken by a customer falls within a similar category, the customer may be denied entry or required to leave. In this case, the ticket fee cannot be refunded.
Ticket application details will be announced at a future date.
The Aquatope on White Sand
Director Toshiya Shinohara, Series Composition by Yuko Kakihara, and production by P.A.WORKS.
From creating the series “Iroduku: The World in Colors”, which depicts the story of a girl’s youth, they have come together to create a completely new original anime set in a small aquarium in Okinawa.
Kukuru Misakino is an 18 year-old high school girl who works in the aquarium, and one day she meets Fuuka Miyakawa, who lost her dream of becoming an idol in Tokyo and escaped to Okinawa. The two girls will spend their days in the aquarium while each carrying their own thoughts close to them.
However, the impending crisis of closure is fast approaching this special place of theirs.
The girls’ dreams and their realities, their isolation and their close friends, their bonds and their conflicts…
A glistening new page will be opened this summer.
“… Did you see that?”
Kukuru gently teaches about the secrets of Gamagama Aquarium.
“Sometimes, I see strange things here.”
The setting is Okinawa, where the summer sun shines bright.
The aquarium is located about an hour out of Naha city by bus.
The small, somewhat deserted Gamagama Aquarium is located on a beautiful beach in the southern part of the main island of Okinawa.
An 18-year old high school girl named Kukuru Misakino is dedicated to her work there.
Going as far as to refer to her own grandfather in charge of the aquarium as “director”, she loves this place more than anybody else.
One day, Kukuru meets Fuuka Miyazawa, a girl who was standing in front of a water tank with flowing hair and tears rolling down her cheeks.
Fuuka gave up her dream of becoming an idol in Tokyo and desperately ran away to Okinawa.
Time passes gently by in the peaceful Gamagama Aquarium.
Fuuka, looking for a place to stay, asks “I want to work in this aquarium.”
The day-to-day lives of these two girls began to move in this direction.
However, Gamagama Aquarium, in addition to its strange happenings, also faces a looming threat of closure.
Faced with an approaching time limit, the two girls begin their move toward revamping the place.
They move forward to protect their warm place of refuge for which there is no replacement.
Broadcasting begins Thursday, July 8.
TOKYO MX Beginning July 8th (Thursday) Every Thursday from 24：00～
BSFuzi Beginning July 8th (Thursday) Every Thursday from 24：30～
MBS Beginning July 13th (Tuesday) Every Tuesday from 27：00～
Ryukyu Broadcasting From July 8th (Thursday) Every Thursday from 25：34～
Toyama TV Broadcasting From July 15th (Thursday) Every Thursday from 26：05～
AT-X From July 12th (Monday) Every Monday from 23：30～
(Repeat airings: Every Wednesday from 11:30am, every Friday from 17:30pm)
TOKYO MX Beginning July 9th Every Friday from 19：30～
Priority streaming on ABEMA
d Anime Store, Amazon Prime Video and others will release episodes sequentially.
Kukuru Misakino: Miku Ito
Fuuka Miyazawa: Rikako Aida
Tsukimi Teruya: Azumi Waki
Karin Kudaka: Lynn
Kai Nakamura: Shimba Tsuchiya
Kuya Yakamashi: Yohei Azakami
Chiyu Haebaru: Yui Ishikawa
Kaoru Shimabukuro: Mikako Komatsu
Akari Meda: Kiyono Yasuno
Marina Yonekura: Nao Toyama
Eiji Higa: Yusuke Nagano
Akira Hoshino: Masaki Terasoma
Tetsuji Suwa: Satoshi Hino
Bondo Garando: Shuhei Sakaguchi
Kukuru’s grandfather (Oji): Hiroshi Yanaka
Original Creator: Project Tingara
Director: Toshiya Shinohara
Series Composition: Yuko Kakihara
Original Character Designer: U35
Character Designer・Chief Key Animation Supervisor: Yuki Akiyama
Art Director: Kurumi Suzuki
Art Supervisor: Junichi Higashi
Art setting: Yoshinori Shiozawa
Director of Photography: Satoshi Namiki
Color design: Naomi Nakano
3D Director: Haruki Suzuki
Editor: Ayumu Takahashi
Special effects: Masahiro Murakami
Music: Yoshiaki Dewa
Music Production: Lantis
Sound Director: Haru Yamada
Production: Infinite, P.A. WORKS
【Theme Song Info】
Opening Theme Music: ARCANA PROJECT “Tomedonai Shiosai ni Bokutachi wa Nani wo Utau Darоu ka”
Ending Theme Music: Risa Aizawa (Dempagumi.inc.) “Shingetsu no Da Capo”
Opening Theme Music: ARCANA PROJECT “Tayutae, Nanairo”
Ending Theme Music: Mia REGINA “Tsukiumi no Yurikago”
■ Official Site https://aquatope-anime.com
■ Official Twitter aquatope_anime