Disney has announced that the Japanese anime series “Sand Land: The Series” will be released in the United States on Hulu. 

In “Sand Land: The Series,” viewers are transported to a world where the water supply is all but dried up, with the small amount remaining controlled by a greedy king. Tired of suffering under the king’s rule, Sheriff Rao reaches out to Sand Land’s demons for help, and together, they set off on a journey to discover the “Legendary Spring”.

This new series is an exciting retelling of the hit 2023 “Sand Land” movie, “Sand Land: The Series”, will build upon the movie’s original universe, telling new stories featuring the beloved Fiend Prince Beelzebub, Sheriff Rao, and Thief.


“Sand Land: The Series” is based on the popular short story by Akira Toriyama, the creator of “Dragon Ball” and “Dr. Slump,” “Sand Land: The Series” is a collaboration between Sunrise, the anime studio behind “Mobile Suit Gundam” andLove Live! Series”; anime studio Kamikaze Douga, which has gained attention for POPTEPIC and for creating the title sequence for “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”; and ANIMA, which specializes in high-quality 3DCG animation.

Starring Mutsumi Tamura as the voice of the Fiend Prince Beelzebub, Kazuhiro Yamaji as the voice of Rao, Chō as the voice of Thief, Satoshi Tsuruoka as the voice of General Are, and Nobuo Tobita as the voice of Supreme Commander Zeu, “Sand Land: The Series” is directed by Toshihisa Yokoshima and is adapted for the screen from Akira Toriyama’s original graphic novel by Hayashi Mori.

Disney has also announced that this coming weekend at the Anime NYC convention, Hulu will be at the event to promote some of its most popular Anime titles – Hulu Originals “Undead Unluck” and “Tokyo Revengers,” as well as “Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War”.  Hulu Animayhem booth will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in these fan-favourite titles with unique photo opportunities and speciality giveaways, including a keychain, Animayhem poster, and Hulu green boba tea.

Earlier this week, it was revealed that the Japanese anime series “Sand Land: The Series” would be released as a Star Original on Disney+ around the world in the spring of 2024.   

With the upcoming launch of Hulu On Disney+ in the United States in December, expect to also see “Sand Land: The Series” available on Disney+ for Hulu subscribers when it’s released. 

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Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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