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Senyu Fantasy Comedy Anime Gets 2nd Season This July

posted on 2013-04-01 04:57 EDT
1st season based on Robinson Haruhara's manga premiered in January

The May issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine is announcing on Thursday that a second season of the Senyū. anime has been green-lit for broadcast this July.

In Robinson Haruhara's original manga, a gigantic hole suddenly opened up in the world one day, and demons appeared. The king thinks that this portends the return of Satan Rchimedes, who was sealed away by the hero Creation a millenium ago. The king decreed that the descendants of the hero must take on the threat, and 75 people showed up. Hero No. 45 (Alba, played by Hiro Shimono) and a sadistic palace warrior (Ross, played by Yūichi Nakamura) team up, and their adventure begins.

Yutaka Yamamoto (Kannagi, Fractale, episodes of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Lucky Star) is directing the series at his Ordet studio and LIDEN FILMS. Michiko Yokote (Genshiken, Squid Girl, xxxHOLiC) is in charge of the series scripts, and Ushio Tazawa (The Place Promised in Our Early Days, The Telepathy Girl Ran) is designing the characters.

The television anime premiered on January 8, and Crunchyroll is streaming the first season into several countries as it airs in Japan.

[Via Manga News]


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