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A Place Further Than the Universe (宇宙よりも遠い場所, Sora yori mo Tōi Basho) 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.


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.


Main article: List of Characters


Main article: List of Episodes

  1. One Million Yen For Youth
  2. Kabukicho Fremantle
  3. The Follow Backs Don't Stop!
  4. Four Caterpillars
  5. Dear My Friend
  6. Welcome to the Durian Show
  7. The Ship That Sees the Universe
  8. Howling, Maddening, Screaming
  9. Antarctic Love Story (Blizzard Arc)
  10. Partial Friendship
  11. Bash That Drum Can!
  12. A Place Further Than the Universe
  13. We'll Go On Another Journey Someday



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, Nichijou, Love Chunibyo & Other Delusions, Bloom Into You, Love Live!, and Steins Gate.

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