Clockwork Planet is a light novel series of Japanese origin. The novel is written by Yuu Kamiya and Tsubaki Himana. The Clockwork Planet novel series falls under the action, clockpunk and fantasy genre. The events of Clockwork Planet are set in an alternate world, like a clockpunk fantasy version of the world, in which the entire world is controlled by clockwork. There are five main characters in this novel series : two automata, a young technician, one machine otaku and one bodyguard). These characters eventually become friends with each other and then turn into the world’s most infamous and dangerous terrorists. The illustration for the novel series is provided by Shino and published by Kodansha publishing house under their Kodansha Ranobe Bunko imprint. In North America, the novel series is published in English by Seven Seas Entertainment and is printed as a digital comic by J – Novel Club. The Clockwork Planet novel series was first published on 2 April in the year 2013 and currently has four volumes. The novel series was also adapted into a manga series which was first published on 26 September in the year 2013 and ended on 25 August in the year 2018 and consists of 10 volumes. The manga series is written by Yuu Kamiya and Tsubaki Himana and illustration for the manga is provided by Kuro. The Clockwork Planet manga is published by Kodansha publishing house in their Monthly Shonen Sirius magazine in Japan. In North America, the manga is published in English by Kodansha USA.
The manga was also adapted into an anime television series which premiered on 6 April in the year 2017 and ended on 22 June 2017, after a run of 12 episodes. The Clockwork Planet anime series is directed by Tsuyoshi Nagasawa and produced by Kei Fukura, Junichiro Tanaka, Gouta Aijima, Shin Fukurawa, Takatoshi Chino and Atsushi Aitani. The script for the anime series is written by Kenji Sugihara and the music is composed by Shu Kanematsu, Kaori Nakano, Hanae Nakamura and Satoshi Hono. The show is produced by Xebec Studio and is broadcast on TBS and BS-TBS network channel in Japan. In North America, the licensing rights to Clockwork Planet is owned by Crunchyroll and Funimation.
Clockwork Planet Season 2 Release Date
The release date for season 2 of Clockwork Planet is not known since the show has not been renewed for a second season.
|Clockwork Planet Season 1 Release Date||6 April 2017|
|Clockwork Planet Season 2 Release Date||Not Announced Yet|
Clockwork Planet Season 2 Story
The series starts with the event of planet Earth collapsing in an unspecified time period. It is inevitable that mankind will now be extinct but a genius engineer known as “Y”, rebuilds Earth using only gears and clockwork mechanisms thereby saving mankind. He renames Earth as Clockwork Planet. 1000 year later, the original cities of planet Earth are still flourishing. The protagonist of the series is Naoto Miura, who is a high school student living in Grid: Kyoto and loves machines and its mechanics. He suddenly finds himself in the midst of a crisis when a mechanical crate crashes into his house, which leads him to meet RyuZU, a broken automation which was originally built by the engineer “Y” himself. Naoto uses his advanced sense of hearing and fixes RyuZU in 3 hours, even though RyuZU has been broken for 206 years and nobody has been able to fix her. The two are eventually joined by Dr. Marie Bell Breguet, a master engineer and her bodyguard Vainney Halter, along with AnchoR, which is another broken automation part of the “Initial-Y Series”. The group of 5 soon discovers the government’s plans to destroy the cities and their inhabitants. They then become the world most infamous terrorists in their attempt to stop the government’s deadly plans.
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Clockwork Planet Season 1 Characters
The character of the series’ protagonist, Naoto Miura is portrayed by Yoshino Nanjo. The character of RyuZU is voiced by Ai Kakuma, the character of Dr. Marie Bell Breguet is voiced by Saori Onishi, the character of Vainney Halter is voiced by Kenichirou Matsuda and the character of AnchoR is voiced by Sayaka Senbongi.
Clockwork Planet Season 2 Trailer
The trailer for Clockwork Planet season 2 is not yet released since the show has not been renewed for a second season.
Where to Watch Clockwork Planet Season 1?
Clockwork Planet can be viewed online on the official website of Funimation and Crunchyroll, as well as Amazon Prime.
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