Anime Adaptation of Akira Toriyama’s ‘Sand Land’ In Development
It appears that a new anime based on Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama’s series Sand Land is in development. The project has been officially announced and is scheduled to release in 2023.
Created by Toriyama in 2000, the series was published by Shueisha. Set in a desert world where demons and humans suffer from an extreme water shortage, Beelzebub, the prince of demons, and Rao, a small-town sheriff, team up to search for the Phantom Lake somewhere in the desert.
SAND LAND, the masterpiece by Akira Toriyama, will be animated in 2023!
The animation is being produced by SUNRISE, Kamikaze Douga and ANIMA.
— SAND LAND【OFFICIAL】 (@sandland_pj) December 16, 2022
The anime project is being developed by Sunrise, Kaimikaze Douga, and ANIMA as a co-production. Based on the footage that was previewed, it appears to be a CG adaptation and looks similar to the style seen in Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero. No further information was released at this time but it was confirmed the anime is currently scheduled for a release in 2023.
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