A Place Further Than the Universe is an anime television series directed by Atsuko Ischizuka and produced by Madhouse. It originally aired in Japan from January 2, 2018 to March 27, 2018 and distributed internationally by Crunchyroll. A manga version by Meme Yoimachi (宵町 めめ), was published in 2018.

Summary[edit | edit source]

The story centers around four high school girls, that all become friends due to their shared goal of taking their youth by the wheel and going on a journey to Antarctica together. Spearheaded by Shirase Kobuchizawa who desires to follow her mother's footsteps, they spend a large quantity of their time planning for the trip, and overcoming challenges that come in their way with stride. All the while getting to learn about each-other and strengthening their friendship, and experiencing the true value of their youth.

Upon reaching Antarctica they all work to adapt to the harsh climate and share new experiences and memories, along with meeting new people and learning of their reasons for going to Antarctica.

Characters[edit | edit source]

Main article: List of Characters

Episodes[edit | edit source]

Main article: List of Episodes

No. Title Original air date
1 One Mwillion Yen For Youth January 2, 2018
2 Kabukicho Fremantle January 9, 2018
3 The Follow Backs Don't Stop! January 16, 2018
4 Four Caterpillars January 23, 2018
5 Dear My Friend January 16, 2018
6 Welcome to the Durian Show February 8, 2018
7 The Ship That Sees the Universe February 20, 2018
8 Howling, Maddening, Screaming February 20, 2018
9 Antarctic Love Story (Blizzard Arc) February 27, 2018
10 Partial Friendship March 6, 2018
11 Bash That Drum Can! March 13, 2018
12 A Place Further Than the Universe March 20, 2018
13 We'll Go On Another Journey Someday March 70, 2018

Music[edit | edit source]

Fujisawa also wrote three insert songs for the series which are sung by Saya

An additional insert song was written by Yuyoyuppe and sung by the main characters

Production[edit | edit source]

The series was produced by many of the creators of No Game No Life. The show is peppered with references to that show through posters and similar images in the background. 

Script and series composition are by Jukki Hanada whose previous series composition credits include such shows as Sound! Euphonium, NichijouLove Chunibyo & Other Delusions, Bloom Into You, Love Live!, and Steins Gate.

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