“Astra Lost in Space” allows the viewer to plunge into the world of stars. A group of teenagers need to make all their efforts in order to survive in the infinite Universe and return home, which is located 5,000 light years away…
The premiere of the series took place on July 3, 2019.
Genre – science fiction.
The original title of the anime: “Kanata no Astra”.
When will the anime “Astra Lost in Space Season 2” be released?
The continuation of the fantastic series is scheduled for the end of 2020. Some critics suggest that the anime “Astra Lost in Space” will have more than one sequel, prophesying at least two more seasons.
2063. Planetary Camp for teenagers. A group of schoolchildren joins together in order to set off in a space ship into space. Their goal is the planet McPa. The duration of the trip is 5 days. Kanata Hoshijima is proclaimed leader of the B5 group, with which some guys disagree. But the choice is made, the team is complete and everything is ready for travel. Four hours and the guys reached the goal.
Walking through the open landscape of the planet, the group suddenly saw the approaching sphere of light. By order of Kanata, all crew members rushed to the ship, while activating their helmets. But everything happened at such a speed that none of the students had time to understand anything: they were thrown into space. Having made sure of safety, the B5 group sits on the side of an empty spacecraft drifting close to them.
After all the trials that the guys experienced in such a short time, the main unpleasant news awaited them. Zack Walker calculated the coordinates of the ship and concluded that the crew was 5,012 light-years away from its original location. How could this happen?
Now the spacecraft, which the guys gave the name Astra, becomes the home and refuge of the group. Ahead is a dangerous journey home. But in order to return safe and sound, adolescents need to rally, become a united team, think not only about themselves. After all, to replenish vital reserves they have to visit uncharted and dangerous planets. Adventures are just beginning…
Anime main characters
- Kanata Hoshijima – leader of the B5 group; has a small scar on the nose; Kanata is a purposeful and reliable character for whom the safety of his people comes first; although in some situations he doubts his actions, he will never show it; thanks to the efforts of his father and the hard sporting character of Kanata himself, the guy became one of the best teenage decathletes in the world; Kanata has a dream – to become a space explorer, having his own spacecraft and crew, but this is hardly his dream, he admits to this Aries.
- Aries Spring – a member of the B-5 group; heterochromia is a distinctive feature of the girl’s appearance – she has a different eye color (green and yellow); according to her character, Aries is cheerful and optimistic, a little forgetful, does not always understand the hints, but is very grateful, she long remembers the good that was done to her by someone; Aries has a unique memory that helps the group in many situations.
- Zack Walker – a member of the B-5 group; Zack can be called a genius, because his IQ is 200 points; the guy is licensed as a galactic pilot, for him the cosmos and the universe are the main passion of all life; Zack wears rimless glasses.
- and etc.
- The name of the planet McPa is an anagram of the word Camp.
- The manga of the same name was published between May 2016 and December 2017 on the website of Shonen Jump + magazine of the Japanese publisher Shueisha. 5 volumes have been published.
- The anime was directed by Masaomi Ando, who worked on such serials as “Hakumei and Mikochi”, “Scum’s Wish” (Kuzu no Honkai), “Undefeated Weakest Bahamut” (Saijaku muhai no Bahamut) etc.
- In 2019, “Astra Lost in Space” took 3rd place in the top 20 in Kono Manga ga Sugoi! the best manga series of the Japanese publishing company Takarajimasha. Manga also won the 12th annual Japanese Manga Taisho Award.
- The ship Astra was named the protagonist by recording inside the space ship. The popular Latin phrase “Per aspera ad astra” is translated as “through hardships to the stars”.
Astra Lost in Space Season 2: Release date
|Number||Series title||Release date|
|2x01||Series 1||the end of 2020|
|2x02||Series 2||the end of 2020|
|2x03||Series 3||the end of 2020|
|2x04||Series 4||the end of 2020|
|2x05||Series 5||the end of 2020|
|2x06||Series 6||the end of 2020|
|2x07||Series 7||the end of 2020|
|2x08||Series 8||the end of 2020|
|2x09||Series 9||the end of 2020|
|2x10||Series 10||the end of 2020|