Tengoku Daimakyo revealed a preview for episode 9 ahead of its premiere on Saturday, May 27. The upcoming episode is titled “Children of the Nursery” and as the title suggests, we will finally be seeing more of Tokio. Maru and Kiruko will follow up on the pin that Usami had in the previous episode. Tengoku Daimakyo is streaming on Disney+ and Hulu. The official website describes the plot of the upcoming episode as:
Maru and Kiruko discover that Dr. Usami had a button with the same pattern as the logo they found on the Kiru-Beam. They decide to follow its trail and meet a mysterious informant, Juichi, along the way. On the other hand, an emergency meeting of the staff is held at the school. Tokio seems to be involved in an incident…
The staff for the episode includes:
- Script: Makoto Fukami
- Director, Storyboard: Kazuya Nomura
- Animation Directors: Mayu Gushiken, Emi Hiraoka, Sae Fukushima, Satsuki Aizu
Tengoku Daimakyo is based on a manga series written and illustrated by Masakazu Ishiguro. Kodansha has been serializing it in its seinen manga magazine Monthly Afternoon. Denpa licensed it in English and describes the story as:
Within the safety of the walls, youths are raised in a nursery-style setting by robots. While life there may appear stale on the surface, the children are full of potential and curiosity. In many ways it is like a slice of heaven. The outside world is a hell-scape. It is almost entirely void of anything mechanical and is now inhabited by bizarre, yet powerful super-natural beings.
Maru, with the aid of Kiruko, is out there crisscrossing what was once Tokyo for heaven. But after searching for so long, maybe heaven is more of an untenable dream than a potential reality.