What is this?
In a world where the encroaching Great Snow Sea is swallowing land, humanity ekes out a harsh life above the Tenmaku that stretches from the roots to the tops of giant Orbital Trees. The story centers around Kaina, a boy who lives above the Tenmaku, and Liliha, the princess of the small country Atland in the Great Snow Sea.
How was the first episode?
It’s very rare that I ever find myself wishing that an anime had a double-length premiere, but Kaina and the Great Snow Sea had one of those first episodes that got so close to hooking me, and might very well have done it if there was more time to sell me on its characters and…