|Premiere||March 18, 2017|
Sand Whale and Me is a 5 epiosde mini series from director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Ghost In The Shell: S.A.C. 2nd Gig), and Production I.G. (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, and 2nd Gig, Blood+, FLCL), and was created exclusively for Toonami, with the first episode airing on it's 20th anniversary.
Presented in a hybrid live action/CG style, Sand Whale and Me is the story of a female paratrooper in the distant future who is stranded in a vast desert. With limited supply of food and water, her only hope is to catch a Sand Whale from a pack. If she can’t, her life may just hang in the balance.
- Director: Mamoru Oshii
- Composer: Kenji Kawai
- CGI Supervisor: Atsuki Sato
- Costume Designer: Dango Takeda