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Premiere March 18, 2017
Seasons 1
Episodes 5

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
  • Cast
    • Hinako Saeki
    • Yoshikatsu Fujiki

See also

  • Sand Whale and Me Episodes