Auto Uoto’s “Chi.-About the Movement of the Earth-” has been announced as an animation. Madhouse is in charge of the production. “Chi.-About the movement of the earth-” is a story about human beings who put their lives to the proof of the heliocentric theory.
The serialization started in 2020 at the weekly Big Comic Spirits (Shogakukan) and reached its final episode in April this year. He has been selected for numerous manga awards, including the 2nd place in the “Manga Award 2021”, and the 2nd place in the “This Manga is Amazing! 2022” man edition.
And the 26th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award Manga Award. The weekly Big Comic Spirits No. 30 (Shogakukan) released today June 27th featured illustrations and comments drawn by Auto. Auto said, “I’m very happy.”
He adds “I remember passing by the Madhouse every week when I went to my friend’s house in Nakano a few years ago. At that time, I dreamed that I could animate it there. I didn’t think about it. I’m deeply moved. I’m looking forward to it. ” The final eight volumes of the book will be released on June 30th.
Source: Big Comic Spirits issue 30