Sanda Manga Inspires TV Anime

©板垣巴留(秋田書店)/SANDA製作委員会

The Sanda manga by Beastars’ Paru Itagaki is getting a TV anime adaptation produced by Science SARU.

A teaser visual featuring the titular protagonist has been released.

©板垣巴留(秋田書店)/SANDA製作委員会

Sanda is set in the near future, where a boy called Sanda suddenly finds his life threatened by a classmate whose friend has gone missing, and discovers that he can transform into a well-built Santa Claus-like form. The manga began serialization in Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shonen Champion in 2021 and will release its 15th tankoubon volume on August 7, 2024.

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Sources: @sanda_anime, Comic Natalie

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