The Irregular at Magic High School: Visitor Arc, which serves as the second season for the TV anime adaptation of Tsutomu Satou’s popular light novel series, recently held a livestream special. There, they revealed a new PV for this upcoming second season. It previews the new OP theme song, “Howling” by ASCA.
本PVで #ASCA が歌う
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The video announces the anime’s October 4th release date via TV channels like Tokyo MX, BS11, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, MBS, and others. It will also stream via the Abema TV and d Anime Store services on the same date. The anime was originally scheduled to air in July 2020, but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
8-Bit will be animating this new season, with Risako Yoshida returning from The irregular at magic high school The Movie: The Girl Who Summons the Stars movie to direct the TV anime. They also confirmed that Yuuichi Nakamura is returning as Tatsuya Shiba, as well as Saori Hayami as Miyuki Shiba, and Youko Hikasa as Angelina Kudou Shields.
The arc will adapt volumes 9-11 from the novels, and will also serve as the second season for the franchise. Expect the staff to reveal more details about this new anime in the days to come.
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