Land of the Lustrous is a fantasy series that take place in a future where jewels form life. These beings are called hōseki and they fight against the tsukijin (moon people), who want to harvest the hōseki for decoration. Phos is a weak hōseki, but she wishes to defend her people from future attacks. While Phos is considered useless on the battlefield, manager Kongo requests that she work on a natural history magazine.
Haruko Ichikawa launched Land of the Lustrous in Kodansha’s Monthly Afternoon. The on-going series has been collected into seven volumes and have over 1 million copies in print.
Land of the Lustrous is going to air in the Fall 2017 season. The anime’s main staff include:
- Director: Takahiko Kyōgoku (GATE director)
- Script Composition: Toshiya Ono (Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga series composition)
- Character Designs: Asako Nishida (Love Live! School Idol Project character designs)
- Anime Studio: Orange (Ghost in the Shell: Arise 3D CGI)
Are you excited for Land of the Lustrous?