The original story of "Space Academy" is a manga of the same title by Nishimura Yuji, a creator who has created cute, humorous, and humane characters such as "Gokigenpanda" and "Konnezumi.
The story depicts the main character Kotetsu-kun, who aspires to become an astronaut, his encounters with his friends, his casual daily life at the academy, and the importance of working hard toward one's dreams.
The title of the first episode is "Kotetsu's Entrance Ceremony."
Kotetsu is going to enter the pilot course of the Space Academy to become an astronaut.
On the day he moves in, he goes to greet his grandfather, but finds him in a weakened state...
"Space Academy" Episode 1, "Kotetsu's Entrance Ceremony," started airing on April 7, 2021 (Wed.) at 18:45 on NHK E-TV.
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