The teaser website for the SAND LAND Project announced on Saturday that a “screen adaptation” of Akira Toriyama‘s SAND LAND manga has been green-lit for next year. Sunrise, Kamikaze Douga, and Anima are producing the animation. The announcement did not specify the media or format of the adaptation.
The Sand Land manga is a short series that Toriyama serialized in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from May to August 2000. Shueisha published one compiled book volume of the manga in November 2000.
Viz publishes the manga in English, and it describes the story:
In the far future, war has destroyed the entire Earth, leaving only a barren wasteland where the supply of water is controlled by the greedy king. In search of a long-lost lake, Sheriff Rao asked the king of the demons for…