‘Carole & Tuesday’ is an anime television series developed by Studio Bones that was originally streamed to Netflix. The musical show ran for a single season of twenty-four episodes in 2019. Sentai Filmworks has announced that they would distribute the show on DVD.
“Sentai revealed today that it has acquired the home entertainment rights to the critically-acclaimed music anime “Carole & Tuesday” from original creator and chief director Shinichiro Watanabe, who is wildly admired for such commercially successful titles as Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo and Space Dandy,” they said on their website. “Animated by production studio Bones (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Mob Psycho100, Space Dandy, My Hero Academia) and directed by Motonobu Hori (animation director for Psycho-Pass) with soundtrack by record label FlyingDog, Carole & Tuesday will be released on home video by Sentai later this fall.”
The show won “Best Score” at the 4th Annual Crunchyroll Awards.
You can watch the trailer below:
Sentai describes the plot as follows,
“In the not too distant future, AI-generated music dominates entertainment on Mars, where the cutthroat music industry churns out dozens of plastic stars manufactured for mass appeal. It is here that Carole Stanley, an aspiring singer and orphaned teenage refugee from Earth, struggles to makes ends meet with odd jobs all the while dreaming to become a musician. That dream suddenly comes closer to reality when she meets fellow teen Tuesday Simmons, who is also a wannabe musician. Tuesday has her own set of problems, but their troubles fade away when they band together to write music the old-fashioned way in defiance of AI-generated convention. With the winning combination of Carole’s keyboard, Tuesday’s guitar and their vocal harmony, this powerhouse duo take on the Martian music world together—but life in the big city isn’t always kind to naïve young hopefuls like Carole and Tuesday.”
Yen Press published a manga based on the television series.