The story of The Promised Neverland is broken up into a total of eleven story arcs. The following are a brief overview of those story arcs and the chapters they are made up of.
Please note that some of the following arc names may not be canon.
The first story arc of the The Promised Neverland series. This arc introduces us to our main protagonists Emma, Ray and Norman. The story begins as Emma and Norman realize that their "orphanage" is, in fact, a farm in which the children within are raised as livestock for creatures known as "demons".
|Number of Chapters||9||Number of Episodes||3|
The second story arc of the The Promised Neverland series. This arc revolves around Emma, Norman, Ray, Don and Gilda planning out their escape from Grace Field House while trying to learn more about the outside world and William Minerva.
|Number of Chapters||28||Number of Episodes||9|
|Promised Forest Arc|
The third story arc of the The Promised Neverland series. This arc revolves around the escape of Emma, Ray, and the others through the Demon Forest where they meet two friendly Demons called Mujika and Sonju and learn more about the outside world.
|Number of Chapters||15||Number of Episodes||3|
|Search For Minerva Arc|
The fourth story arc of the The Promised Neverland series. This arc revolves around Emma, Ray, and the rest of the children discovering Shelter B06-32 where they meet a man with whom they want to work together to find William Minerva.
|Number of Chapters||22||Number of Episodes||2+|
|Goldy Pond Battle Arc|
The fifth story arc of the The Promised Neverland series. This arc revolves around Emma as she arrives at Goldy Pond and her mission to find out about the mysterious Minerva succeeds. While she learns more about Goldy Pond and the horrors that reside within, Emma is suddenly forced into a fight about life and death against a species of demons called the "Poachers", along with the members of the Goldy Pond Resistance.
|Number of Chapters||21||Number of Episodes|
The sixth story arc of the The Promised Neverland series. This arc revolves around Emma and her team's return to the shelter. With the demons of Goldy Pond finally defeated, Emma and the other children now focus on their next task: decrypting the ancient clues in Cuvitidala. But the shelter is ambushed by Andrew and his team under Ratri's commands. In midst of this chaos, Emma, Ray, and their group decides to escape to safety.
|Number of Chapters||17||Number of Episodes|
|King of Paradise Arc|
|Emma, Ray, and their team's arrival to the Paradise Hideout, where they are reunited with Norman. While Norman plans to exterminate the demon race, including Mujika, Emma and Ray set out on a journey to find the Seven Walls and reforge the "Promise" to avoid the extermination.|
|Number of Chapters||18||Number of Episodes|
|Seven Walls Arc|
|Emma and Ray trying to solve the mystery behind the Seven Walls, as well as get through the maze created by in order to meet Him and reforge The Promise. Meanwhile, Norman requests Don and Gilda to go search for Sonju and Mujika to "save" them. Their accompanies, Hayato, Jin, and Ayshe's actions, however, make it unclear what Norman's true intentions are.|
|Number of Chapters||15||Number of Episodes|
|Imperial Capital Battle Arc|
|Norman and his group as he begins his plan to exterminate the demons in the royal capital. Meanwhile, Geelan works together with Norman in order to get revenge on Queen Legravalima, a battle which serves as a catalyst in revealing Legaravalima and the royal family's secrets and dark past, as well as Mujika's role in the demon's society.|
|Number of Chapters||14||Number of Episodes|
|Return to Grace Field Arc|
The tenth story arc of the The Promised Neverland series. This arc revolves around the aftermath of the fall of the royal hierarchy and the death of the Queen and the Five Head Regents, with Sonju and Mujika trying to find a suitable candidate to reign over the Demon World and changing its ways. Peter Ratri, however, plans to reign over the demon world himself by kidnapping all the Paradise Hideout orphans to be processed as food. Emma and her group make their way to the place where it all started to save their family and friends: Grace Field House.
|Number of Chapters||19||Number of Episodes|
|Human World Arc|
The eleventh and final story arc of the The Promised Neverland series that serves as an epilogue. This arc starts with all the humans in the Demon World safely arriving in the Human World. However, the Grace Field children realize that Emma has disappeared to a completely different place. Norman, Ray, and the other children embark on a journey to find her.
|Number of Chapters||3||Number of Episodes|
- Out of the total of 11 arcs, only the following have canon arc names:
- Introduction Arc
- Jailbreak Arc
- Promised Forest Arc
- Search for Minerva Arc
- Cuvitidala Arc
- However, the King of Paradise Arc and the Imperial Capital Battle Arc are canon titles of their respective volumes.
- The Jailbreak Arc is currently the longest arc, with a total of 28 chapters.
- The Human World Arc is currently the shortest arc, with a total of 3 chapters.
- The Human World Arc is also the last arc and serves as an epilogue, but the preceding arc, the Return to Grace Field Arc, is the final major arc of the series.