The wraparound jacket band on Itagaki Paru‘s 20th BEASTARS manga volume revealed that the second season of the manga’s anime adaptation will premiere in January 2021. The anime will again air in Japan on Fuji TV‘s [+Ultra] programming block.
The anime’s second season casts Kusunoki Taiten as Ibuki and Kimura Subaru as Free.
The first television anime of Paru Itagaki‘s BEASTARS manga debuted on Netflix in Japan on October 8, and then premiered on Fuji TV‘s [+Ultra] programming block and on TV Nishinippon last October. The season debuted on Netflix outside of Japan on March 13.
Matsumi Shinichi (assistant director for Pom Poko, Porco Rosso; episode director for Rurouni Kenshin, Rage of Bahamut Genesis) directed the anime at CG anime Studio Orange (Land of the Lustrous, Dimension W). Higuchi Nanami (Little Witch Academia, Ninja Slayer From Animation) wrote the scripts, Ootsu Nao (firearm design for Saga of Tanya the Evil, sub-character designer for Banana Fish) designed the characters, Inomoto Eiji (Kan Colle, Ghost in the Shell Arise) was the CG chief director, and Kousaki Satoru (Wake Up, Girls!, Oreimo both seasons, Monogatari Series Second Season) composed the music.
Itagaki launched the manga in Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine in September 2016.
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