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The Tokyo MX channel aired an announcement video for the new Senki Zesshō Symphogear G anime season at the end of the rerun of the first Senki Zesshō Symphogear anime on Thursday. The text in the teaser video reads: "Those days of passionate battles ... once more! Farewell, Gungnir." The second season will premiere in July with returning cast members Aoi Yūki, Ayahi Takagaki, Yuka Iguchi, Hideo Ishikawa, and others.
Katsumi Ono, an episode director on the first season and the director of Hataraki Man and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, is replacing Tatsufumi Itō as the director of the new season. Chief animation director Satoru Fujimoto is also assuming the character design role from Satoshi Koike. Akifumi Kaneko is returning to write and oversee scripts, and original character designer Dan Yoshii is also reprising his role at Satelight. Elements Garden is again handling the music. Niconico and Funimation streamed the first season outside of Japan.