Sentai Filmworks announced that they have acquired the home entertainment rights to Carole & Tuesday, the original anime by supervising director Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Terror in Resonance, Space Dandy) and anime studio BONES. The anime home video will be released this fall, with no specific date yet. The series commemorates studio BONES’ 20th anniversary and the record label FlyingDog’s 10th anniversary.
The anime debuted in Fuji TV’s +Ultra programming block from April 11, 2019, to October 3, 2019, and on Netflix Japan the same week with new episodes every Thursday. The English dub version premiered worldwide on August 30, 2018, on Netflix.
A manga series adapted by Morito Yamataka began serialization in Young Ace in May 2019 and ended in July 2020.
Carole & Tuesday is a coming-of-age story of two talented girls in a partially terraformed Mars. Tuesday Simmons ran away from her affluent politically inclined family to Alba City so she could pursue her dreams of becoming a musician. In the city, she meets an orphaned refugee from Earth, Carole Stanley who also aspires to be a musician. The two decided to team up and called their duo, Carole & Tuesday.
Carole & Tuesday won Best Score and is nominated for eight other awards, including “Anime of the Year,” at the 4th Crunchyroll Anime Awards. At the 17th Annie Awards, it was also nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Storyboarding and Animated Television/Broadcast Production.
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