Donten ni Warau: Gaiden ( Laughing Under the Clouds: Side Story ), a side story to the popular series Laughing Under the Clouds is getting an anime adaptation! It will be produced by Wit Studio, the animation studio behind Attack on Titan and Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress. The movie will hit theaters this winter.
The announcement was also accompanied by the launch of the anime’s official Twitter account where you can check the latest developments!
Laughing Under the Clouds is a supernatural action manga by Karakara Kemuri, which takes place in the Meiji era. The story follows the Kumo brothers, Tenka, Soramaru, and Chutaro, who make ends meet by ferrying criminals to Gokumonjo, an inescapable prison built in the middle of Lake Biwa.
The manga was serialized in Monthly Comic Avarus from 2011 to 2014 and was adapted into an anime series shortly after its conclusion. It also has a live action movie coming up in 2018.