Where to see and read Carole & Tuesday

While most anime programs are based on a manga or light novel, anime originals are not uncommon to focus on hits such as Neon Genesis Evangelion i Code Geass. Although Carol and Tuesday did not reach the same level of widespread popularity, its first release attracted a large audience offering a unique complex world in a futuristic environment and friendly female protagonists.

This drama and science fiction series not only focuses on the healthy friendship between its two main characters, but is also a handmade love letter to music. The power of expression and the joy that music brings are essential to many, and Carol and Tuesday shows this kind of wonder through delicious songs and a vivid story that entangles each character through music. A friendship story linked to a shared passion and dream, here is a guide on how to get started with anime and manga.

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The plot of Carole & Tuesday

Directed by cowboy bebopby Shinichiro Watanabe, the series is set in a future where humanity has begun to migrate to an terraformed Mars, where people can find new comfort thanks to technological advances on the planet such as AI. Specifically, the program follows 17-year-old Carole, an orphan who tries to make ends meet by working part-time jobs, and Tuesday, 17, a rich, lonely girl who runs away from home.

Carole is extroverted and confident, while on Tuesday she is complicated and shy. Although the two seem very different, coming from completely different backgrounds, both have found solace in the music, and an accidental encounter quickly reveals that they share an intense passion for it. That’s why they decided to combine their skills and become a duo to create music that allows them to express themselves. However, Carole and Tuesday are at a disadvantage to return to traditional ways of music (writing their own songs and playing live instruments), as the Mars music industry relies on AI to create hit songs for to children.

Also, the world of Mars is not all sun and rainbow. The Earth is implicitly uninhabitable, forcing many to migrate to another planet where life is very different. Trauma on Earth has created many refugees, while problems on Mars (i.e., racism, limited job opportunities, etc.) cause socio-political unrest. Carole, in particular, is directly affected by these problems, as she and Tuesday try to find and bring hope to an unforgiving world.

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Where to watch Carole & Tuesday’s anime

Carol and Tuesday

The 24-episode anime was hosted by Bones Studio and was released weekly in Japan from April to October 2019, while overseas it was distributed by Netflix, with the first half in August 2019 and the second half in December 2019. The series can be streamed. on Netflix in some countries such as Canada and the United Kingdom. Physical copies of DVD and Blu-ray can be difficult to find, but they can be found on second-hand sites like eBay.

It’s hard to talk about Carol and Tuesday not to mention his soundtrack. The entire OST is available on various audio streaming platforms, including Spotify, SoundCloud, and YouTube.

Where to read the Carole & Tuesday manga

Carol and Tuesday

As already mentioned, Carol and Tuesday is an original anime series, that is, the adaptation of the manga was released later. Illustrated by Morito Yamataka, three volumes were published Young Ace Magazine May 2019 to July 2020. Yen Press has acquired the license to release the manga to the English public in 2020. The adaptation of the manga closely follows the original series, although it omits some plot points, and always captures the beautiful friendship between Carole and Tuesday. of the anime.

All three manga volumes can be read digitally through Book Walker, while physical copies can be found on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, and other local retailers.

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