Maquia on Netflix

Maquia on Netflix
Mb | Jul 17, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 Min.
Another film is now available on Netflix with "Maquia - An Immortal Love Story".

The action revolves around Maquia, who comes from a clan in which all members stop aging in their mid-teens. She has no parents and although her days are peaceful, she feels lonely. Their peace is shaken when an army marches in seeking the secret of the immortality of their people. Leilia, the most beautiful girl in her clan, is abducted and the boy, for whom Maquia has secret feelings, disappears. Maquia escapes, but she loses her friends and her home. While walking alone through the forest, she finds Erial, a little boy who has lost his parents. The story follows the changing relationship between the two as Erial grows up and Maquia doesn't.

The film marks the directorial debut of anime screenwriter Okada (The Anthem of the Heart, anohana). She also wrote the screenplay for the film for P.A. Works.

Akihiko Yoshida (Nier: Automata, Bravely Default, Final Fantasy XIV games) is responsible for the original character designs. Toshiya Shinohara (A Lull in the Sea, Red Data Girl) was the main director. Yuriko Ishii (Kuromukuro, Another) designed the characters for the animation and was chief animation director. Kazuki Higashiji (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG, A Lull in the Sea) was Art Director, and Tomoaki Okada (Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, Blast of Tempest) was responsible for the art design and conceptual design . Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell, Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru) composed the music, and Kazuhiro Wakabayashi (Ghost in the Shell, Bungo Stray Dogs) was the sound director.