Upcoming original anime Extra-Terrestial Boys & Girls will receive a limited two-week theatrical screening in Japan in 2022.
The show will be released in two parts, with the first part premiering on January 27, 2022 and the second part premiering on February 11, 2022. Each part will have three episodes.
A 30-second trailer and a teaser visual were also released.
Extra-Terrestial Boys & Girls takes place in 2045 and involves the concept of living with AI in space. The story follows a group of youths on the Japanese commercial space station Anshin, which is struck by disaster one day.
The anime is directed and written by Mitsuo Iso, who helmed 2007’s AR-themed Dennou Coil series. As with Dennou Coil, Extra-Terrestial Boys & Girls is based on an original concept by Iso.
Other staff include Kenichi Yoshida (Eureka Seven) as character designer, Toshiyuki Inoue (Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms) as main animator, Yusuke Ikeda (7SEEDS) as art director, Miho Tanaka (BURN THE WITCH) as color designer, and Rei Ishizuka (Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle co-music composer) as music composer. Production +h. is the animation production company.
Source: Extra-Terrestial Boys & Girls Twitter, website