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Shiroi Suna no Aquatope exceeds 10 million yen in donations to Nanjo City

In mid – October of this year the studios' original anime was produced PAWORKS, Shiroi Suna no Aquatope (The Aquatope on White Sand), announced a collaboration with the Anime Fund opening a donation campaign for Nanjo City tourism development in Okinawa Prefecture, the site where the anime story takes place:

«“Shiroi Suna no Aquatope” is a story about the bonds, conflicts and growth of two girls in an aquarium in Nanjo, Okinawa. Note: The Gamma Gamma Aquarium is a fictional institution in this work only. This is Nanjo's first animated television production. Nanjo tourist attractions, original Okinawan scenery and beautiful sea. All of this has been faithfully and carefully articulated by PAWORKS. We are very grateful for this portrayal of the city of Nanjo“Write the statement.

At the time, the campaign stated its purpose as follows: «The subscription will go to “projects related to moving around the animation stage” and we will do everything possible to make fans feel good about their visit». Based on the Furusato Nouzei / Hometown Tax, a system in Japan that allows taxpayers living in urban areas to contribute to rural areas to deduct income tax and residence tax, while cities send their local products to donors in return.

So the franchise recently issued a statement announcing that the campaign exceeded 10 million yen (about 88 thousand US dollars) and the production thanked fans by writing the following update: «The donations exceeded 10 million yen, thank you very much! Thank you to all our fans! The money will be used for our fans to enjoy their visit».

The series of Shiroi Suna no Aquatope premiered on July 8 with a total of twenty-four episodes, with the stage Crunchyroll It handles its distribution in the West. Manga adaptation by hand Ren sakuragi currently being published.

Summary Shiroi Suna no Aquatope

After leaving her idol career behind, Fuuka Miyazawa finds herself on a spontaneous flight to Okinawa instead of returning to her home in Morioka. With a heavy heart and no place to go, he returns aimlessly around the area until he comes across the Gamma Aquarium, an old aquarium that is about to close. With a lack of visitors and the costly but necessary repairs to keep its doors open, the director has a definite closure of the establishment at the end of the summer. The director's granddaughter, who loves aquatic life, Kukuru Misakino, can't think of closing the aquarium and is determined to make enough money at the end of the season to keep the doors open.

Seeing the unique magic of the aquarium, Fuuka asks Kukuru to give her a job; however, she soon realizes that her inexperience hinders her more than anything else. At the same time, Kukuru realizes that her ambitious goal may be more than she can handle. With the increasing pressure around them, will Kukuru and Fuuka save the one place that is close to their hearts?

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