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Bandai Namco Europe announces SAND LAND Project to multifacetedly develop the popular IP created by Akira Toriyama, starting with an animation

Bandai Namco Entertainment together with Bandai Namco Filmworks Inc. and Shueisha Inc. launch the SAND LAND project, revolving around SAND LAND, Akira Toriyama’s masterpiece.


SAND LAND project will see various partners come together to create a wide variety of contents and develop SAND LAND into a full IP. The project will start with the co-production of an animation by Bandai Namco Filmworks’ Sunrise Studio, Kamikaze Douga Co., Ltd., and ANIMA Inc.




SAND LAND is a popular manga created by Akira Toriyama, the author of DRAGON BALL and Dr. Slump. Serialized intensively for a short period in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2000, the one volume comic has gained worldwide popularity since its publishing.


In a desert world where both demons and humans suffer from an extreme water shortage, Beelzebub, the prince of demons, and Rao, a small-town sheriff, form a tag-team and set off on an adventure in search of the Phantom Lake somewhere in the desert.


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Dive into a desert world where both humans and demon suffer from an extreme water shortage. Play as and watch the Fiend Prince, Beelzebub, Sheriff Rao and demon Thief set off on an adventure in search of a Legendary Spring hidden in the desert.

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