Netflix has been increasingly taking part im creating anime for us to watch. They just revealed another anime which is going to come out soon. Netflix revealed that they’re adapting Yumi Tamura’s 7SEEDS manga. It was revealed in the Anime Lineup Presentation event. Netflix also said that the anime will debut in April 2019 and it will be a global launch.
The cast for the anime adaptation has been revealed. Here is the cast—
Nao Tōyama as Natsu Iwashimizu
Jun Fukuyama as Arashi Aota
Katsuyuki Konishi as Semimaru Asai
Yoko Soumi as Botan Saotome
Kana Asumi as Matsuri Tendō
Akira Ishida as Chimaki Yamori
Aoi Yūki as Hotaru Kusakuri
Kazuhiko Inoue as Kaname Mozunoto
Moving on to the staff of the anime. The anime is being directed by Yukio Takahashi (Dog & Scissors) at GONZO. Touko Machida (The IDOLM@STER, Chaika the Coffin Princess, Harukana Receive) is in charge of series composition. The character designs are being done by Youko Satou (Dog & Scissors, Saiyuki Reload Blast, Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits-).
Here is how the anime is described:
In the immediate future, a giant meteorite has collided with earth. All living organisms, including mankind, have been wiped off the face of the planet. The government, who had foreseen this outcome, took measures to counter the worst-case scenario called Project 7SEEDS, in which five sets of seven young men and women were carefully selected and placed into teams. Each participant sought ways to survive on a deserted island.
The series was launched by Tamura in 2001 in Bessatsu Shōjo Comic magazine. Then it was moved to Monthly Flowers. The series was ended in May 2017. A spinoff manga for 7SEEDS was launched in August 2017 and it was finished in October 2017.
Also, the series was nominated in the Comic category for the 49th Seiun Awards this past April. The manga is very popular with females as it ranked on the top 20 list of female readers in the 2018 edition of Takarajimasha’s Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This Manga Is Amazing!) guidebook last December. The manga has also won the Shojo Category of the 52nd Annual Shogakukan Manga Awards in 2007.