Japan Media Arts Festival  

Manga Division

Jury Selections

The Promised Neverland

SHIRAI Kaiu / DEMIZU Posuka [Japan]

YAKUSOKU NO NEVERLAND © 2016 by Kaiu Shirai, Posuka Demizu / SHUEISHA Inc.

The 38 children that lived in the Grace Field House orphanage with their caretaker Izabella, who cared for them as a mother would, had a happy life. Then one day Emma, one of the orphans there, realized that the orphanage was a prison meant to keep them in, and the cruel reality of what happened to those children who left the facility. Portraying a game of wits filled with suspense as Emma and the others fight their destiny and try to escape.

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