Are You Lost?

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Are You Lost?
Are You Lost? volume 1 cover.jpg
Cover of Are You Lost? volume 1 by Kodansha
ソウナンですか?
(Sōnan desu ka?)
GenreSurvival[1]
Manga
Written byKentarō Okamoto
Illustrated byRiri Sagara
Published byKodansha
English publisher
DemographicSeinen
MagazineWeekly Young Magazine
Original runJanuary 2017 – present
Volumes4 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byNobuyoshi Nagayama
Written byTouko Machida
Music byAkiyuki Tateyama
StudioEzo'la
Original networkTokyo MX, MBS, BS-NTV
Original run July 2, 2019 – present
Episodes2 (List of episodes)
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Are You Lost? (ソウナンですか?, Sōnan desu ka?, "Are We Shiprecked?"[a]) is a Japanese manga series, written by Kentarō Okamoto and illustrated by Riri Sagara. It has been serialized since January 2017 in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine Weekly Young Magazine and has been collected in four tankōbon volumes. The manga is published in North America by Kodansha Comics. An anime television series adaptation by Ezo'la began airing in Japan from July 2, 2019.

Premise[edit]

Four girls enjoying a school life witness their lives take a turn for the unexpected when they are suddenly stranded on a deserted island. Fortunately, Homare Onishima has experience in surviving in the wild and teaches the other girls on how to make the best of their current situation but it will take true teamwork if the girls are to survive and return home.

Characters[edit]

Homare Onishima (鬼島 ほまれ, Onishima Homare)
Voiced by: M.A.O[2]
A solemn school girl. Having had survival training with her father as a child, she has a bevy on knowledge on how to survive in critical conditions.
Asuka Suzumori (鈴森 明日香, Suzumori Asuka)
Voiced by: Hiyori Kono[2]
A cheery and athletic girl who is a member of the basketball club.
Mutsu Amatani (天谷 睦, Amatani Mutsu)
Voiced by: Kiyono Yasuno[2]
A shy and intelligent girl who ranked first in her school year. She likes reading light novels and wants to become a yaoi writer in the future.
Shion Kujō (九条 紫音, Kujō Shion)
Voiced by: Azumi Waki[2]
A rich, spoiled girl.
Jōichi Onishima (鬼島 丈一, Onishima Jōichi)
Voiced by: Akio Ōtsuka[3]
Homare's father, who taught her everything she knows about survival.

Media[edit]

Manga[edit]

Are You Lost?, written by Kentarō Okamoto and illustrated by Riri Sagara, began serialization in Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine magazine since January 2017. Kodansha Comics has licensed the manga in North America, who began releasing the manga digitally in English since October 2018.[1] Four tankōbon volumes have been released as of March 6, 2019.

No.Release date ISBN
1 August 4, 2017[4]ISBN 978-4-06-510070-7
2 March 6, 2018[5]ISBN 978-4-06-510862-8
3 October 5, 2018[6]ISBN 978-4-06-513151-0
4 March 6, 2019[7]ISBN 978-4-06-514802-0

Anime[edit]

An anime television series adaptation was announced in the 14th issue of Weekly Young Magazine on March 4, 2019.[1] The series is animated by Ezo'la and directed by Nobuyoshi Nagayama, with Touko Machida handling series composition, and Junnosuke Nishio designing the characters. Akiyuki Tateyama is composing the music. The series began airing in Japan from July 2, 2019 on Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS-NTV, and is being simulcast by Crunchyroll.[2][8] The series will consist of 15-minute episodes.[9] M.A.O, Hiyori Kono, Kiyono Yasuno, and Azumi Waki perform the series' opening theme song "Koko wa Doko" (ココハドコ, "Where Are We?"), while Yasuno will perform the series' ending theme song "Ikiru" (生きる, "Survive").[3]

No. Title[b] Original air date
1"Adrift"
Transcription: "Hyōryū" (Japanese: 漂流)
July 2, 2019 (2019-07-02)
After miraculously surviving a plane crash, four high school girls, Homare Onishima, Asuka Suzumori, Mutsu Amatani, and Shion Kujō, head towards a remote island for safety. Using the survival skills she picked up from her father, Homare helps Mutsu tackle dehydration by feeding her a locust with her mouth.
2"Our First Meal"
Transcription: "Hajimete no Shokuju" (Japanese: 初めての食事)
July 9, 2019 (2019-07-09)
Homare and Asuka search the island for a source of water, managing to find some damp soil to tide them over until rain starts falling. Later, Homare gathers a bunch of dubious foodstuffs that the girls compete over.
3"Master of the Island"
Transcription: "Shima no Tashi" (Japanese: 島のタシ)
July 16, 2019 (2019-07-16)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ A play on the phrase sou nandesu ka? (そうなんですか?, "Is that so?")
  2. ^ All English titles are taken from Crunchyroll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Are You Lost? Survival Manga Listed With Anime". Anime News Network. March 1, 2019. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Are You Lost? Anime's Promo Unveils Cast, Staff, July TV Airing". Anime News Network. March 3, 2019. Retrieved March 3, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "'Are You Lost?' Anime's New Video Unveils More Cast & Staff, Theme Songs". Anime News Network. June 2, 2019. Retrieved June 2, 2019.
  4. ^ "ソウナンですか?(1)". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "ソウナンですか?(2)". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "ソウナンですか?(3)". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  7. ^ "ソウナンですか?(4)". Kodansha (in Japanese). Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  8. ^ "Crunchyroll Adds Are You Lost?, Magical Sempai, To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Anime". Anime News Network. May 17, 2019. Retrieved May 18, 2019.
  9. ^ "'Are You Lost?' Anime Shorts to Premiere on July 2". Anime News Network. June 2, 2019. Retrieved June 2, 2019.

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