Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series is the second anime adaptation animated by Lerche and produced by Egg Firm based on the light novel series written by Keiichi Sigsawa and illustrated by Kouhaku Kuroboshi and is directed by Tomohisa Taguchi, with Yukie Sugawara supervising scripts and Ryoko Amisaki designing the characters. The series aired on October 6, 2017. Crunchyroll is streaming the series with subtitles, and Funimation is streaming the series with an English Dub as part of their Fall 2017 Simuldub Line-up.


In an imperfect world, the stories make it beautiful. Meet Kino, a traveler exploring beyond the boundaries into unknown mystical places! With only her guns and talking motorcycle, Hermes, by her side, she learns about unique people and their customs through the fascinating stories they weave. But to see everything, she can only spare three days in each land before moving on to the next adventure.


  • Director: Tomohisa Taguchi
  • Series Composition: Yukie Sugawara
  • Music: Yoshiaki Dewa
  • Original Creator: Keiichi Sigsawa
  • Original Character Design: Kouhaku Kuroboshi
  • Character Design: Ryoko Amisaki
  • Chief Animation Director: Ryoko Amisaki & Seiji Tachikawa
  • Director of Photography: Ryuji Hirakawa
  • Prop Design: Takao Takegami & Tomohito Hirose
  • Sound Director: Satoki Iida
  • Sound Effects: Tsutomu Ueno
  • Theme Song Composition: Tomoyuki Nakazawa
  • Theme Song Arrangement: Tomoyuki Nakazawa
  • Color Design: Saori Gouda

English Staff

  • ADR Director: Kyle Phillips
  • Assistant ADR Director: Tabitha Ray
  • ADR Engineer: Jeremy Woods
  • Scripts: Aaron Dismuke
  • Mixing Engineer: Gino Palencia


Character Voice Actors


Voice Actors


Kino Aoi Yuki Lindsey Seidel
Hermes Soma Saito Derick Snow
Shizu Yuichiro Umehara Jeff Johnson
Riku Kenichiro Matsuda Chris Sabat
Ti Ayane Sakura Monica Rial
Photo Inori Minase Brina Palencia
Sou Megumi Ogata Greg Ayres
Shishou Lynn Caitlin Glass
Aibou Kazuyuki Okitsu Micah Solusod

Theme Song

Opening Theme: "Here and There" by Nagi Yanagi

Ending Theme: "Satōdama no Tsuki" (砂糖玉の月) by Nagi Yanagi

External Links

Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series Official Website (Japanese)

Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series on Crunchyroll

Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series on Funimation

Kino's Journey -the Beautiful World- the Animated Series on Anime News Network