The fairy tale follows a young man named Guskou in the Tohoku forests of northeastern Japan in the 1920s. After an onslaught of droughts and natural disasters, Guskou is forced to leave his home and search for a better life elsewhere. Guskou joins a group of scientists at the Ihatov Volcano Department, which deals with the same natural disasters that drove Guskou from his home.
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 2012
Producers: Bandai Visual, Dentsu, Asahi Shimbun, BS11, Visual Vision, Rironsha, Media Do, Studio elle, BS NTV, Sentai Filmworks
Duration: 1 hr. 46 min.
Rating: G - All Ages