The film opened on December 18, 2020, in Japan.
19-year-old actress Hamabe Minami (live-action anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day special’s Menma, live-action Saki film’s title role, Hello World film’s Ruri Ichigyō) is starring in the film as Emma. 13-year-old Kairi Jyo (live-action My Little Monster and Erased) and 17-year-old Itagaki Rihito (Show By Rock!! stage musical) are playing Ray and Norman, respectively.
Hirakawa Yūichirō (live-action ERASED film, live-action Rookies series) is directing the film. Gotou Noriko is penning the film’s script. Hirakawa and Gotou worked together on the live-action Erased film.
Actress Kitagawa Keiko (live-action Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon‘s Sailor Mars, Paradise Kiss) will play Isabella (“Mama”), while comedian Watanabe Naomi (live-action KANNAsa-n!‘s Kanna Suzuki) will play Krone.
Shirai and Demizu launched Yakusoku no Neverland manga in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2016, and ended it on June 15.