The Promised Neverland

The Promised Neverland (Japanese: 約束のネバーランド, Hepburn: Yakusoku no Nebārando) is a Japanese manga series written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu. It has been serialised in Weekly Shōnen Jump since August 1, 2016, with the individual chapters collected and published by Shueisha into seventeen tankōbon volumes as of January 2020. The story follows a group of orphaned children in their escape plan from an orphanage.

The first story arc of the The Promised Neverland series. This arc introduces us to our main protagonists Emma, Ray and Norman. The story begins as Emma and Norman realize that their “orphanage” is, in fact, a farm in which the children within are raised as livestock for creatures known as “demons”.