The Promised Neverland (約束のネバーランド, Yakusoku no Neverland) is a manga written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Demizu. It is published in Weekly Shonen Jump. The first chapter was published on August 1, 2016 in issue 35 of Weekly Shonen Jump. It is licensed by Viz Media in English. An anime adaptation by CloverWorks will premiere in January 2019 in the Noitamina programming block.
Norman, Emma, and Ray are the brightest kids at the Grace Field House orphanage. And under the care of the woman they refer to as "Mama," all the kids have enjoyed a comfortable life. Good food, clean clothes and the perfect environment to learn- what more could an orphan ask for? One day, though, Emma and Norman uncover the dark and twisted truth of the outside world they are forbidden from seeing. Soon, they must make haste to plan their escape!