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Chakuro is the 14-year-old archivist of the Mud Whale, a nigh-utopian island that floats across the surface of an endless sea of sand. Nine in ten of the inhabitants of the Mud Whale have been blessed and cursed with the ability to use saimia, special powers that doom them to an early death. Chakuro

Parental GuideTV-14

Status Ended

First Air Date 2017-10-08

Last Air Date 2017-12-24

Seasons 1

Episodes 12


TMDB 7.5


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james_neumann shared a tip "A little derivative but cute, sad, and well done"

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bwch13 shared a tip "so freaking underrated"

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max_shav_972 shared a tip "Can be slow from time to time but the mystery of the world is interesting. Plus there’s only so many high fantasy anime."

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araina_marie shared a tip "It's so good I wished it had got another season. It was a beautiful story."

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ana_ewen shared a tip "It's the perfect show to binge watch!"

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claire_early shared a tip "Honestly this anime is so good I went and read the manga too. Music and world building really brought this all together for me."

roze_jensen shared a tip "It kinda had some Ghibli vibes"

alex._. shared a tip "It’s one of my fav underrated shows"

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