Art of Future Boy Conan (part 2)

Future Boy Conan is an animation series produced by Nippon Animation and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata in 1978. The anime is an adaptation of Alexander Key's novel 'The Incredible Tide'. The pictures on this page are a collection of artworks created for this series.


THE STORY

In the year 2008, a devastating war fought between two major nations with ultra-magnetic weapons far greater than anything seen earlier brings about total chaos and destruction throughout the world, resulting in several earthquakes and tidal waves. The earth is thrown off its axis, its crust rocked by massive movements, and the five continents are torn completely apart and sink deep below the sea. An attempt by a group of people to flee to outer space failed, with their spaceships being forced back to earth and vanishing, thus shattering their hopes. But one of the spaceships narrowly escaped destruction and crash landed on a small island which had miraculously survived the devastation. The crew members of the spaceship settled there, as if they were seeds sown on the island. 

Amidst these survivors, a boy named Conan is born in October 2010, bringing a new ray of hope to the earth. After several years, during which most of the other survivors had died and the only people left on the island were Conan and his grandfather, he meets a young girl named Lana, and their adventure begins. Between the different islands left in the world, the young group of adventurers travel and conflict rises between good and evil people..