Japan Sinks 2020 Wiki

Japan Sinks: 2020 is an upcoming anime series by Masaaki Yuasa, who also directed DEVILMAN crybaby. The series is set to be released in 2020 on Netflix. The series is based on the disaster novel "Japan Sinks" written by Sakyo Komatsu.


Shortly after the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, a major earthquake hits Japan. Amidst the chaos, siblings Ayumu and Go of the Mutou household, begin to escape the city with their family of four. The sinking Japanese archipelagos, however, relentlessly pursue the family.

Plunged into extreme conditions, life and death, and the choice of meeting and parting—in the face of dreadful reality, the Mutoh siblings believe in the future and acquire the strength to survive with utmost effort.


# Title Release
1 The Beginning of the End July 9th, 2020
2 Farewell, Tokyo July 9th, 2020
3 A New Hope July 9th, 2020
4 An Open Door July 9th, 2020
5 Illusion July 9th, 2020
6 An Oracle July 9th, 2020
7 The Dawn July 9th, 2020
8 Mom's Secret July 9th, 2020
9 Japan Sinks July 9th, 2020
10 Resurrection July 9th, 2020


  • Director: Masaaki Yuasa
  • Series director: Pyoungkang Heo
  • Screenplay: Hisao Yoshitaka
  • Music: Kensuke Ushio
  • Character design: Naoya Wada
  • Color design: ken Hashimoto
  • Director of photography: Toshikazu Hisano
  • Sound director: Eriko Kimura
  • Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose
  • Anime production: SCIENCE SARU
  • Production: "JAPAN SINKS:2020" Project Partners




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