Mr. Osomatsu Season 2 Announcement Listed by Retailer
posted on by Egan Loo
The retailer Rakuten Books lists the Osomatsu-san Kobanashi Atsume (Mr. Osomatsu Funny Short Story Collection) Blu-ray Disc and DVD for release on June 30 from Avex Pictures. According to the listing, the Blu-ray and DVD will include the "Spring Nationwide Top Mr. Osomatsu Episode Screening Festival's 'Season 2 Announcement Episode (Working Title).'" The listed contents also include Mr. Osomatsu's Ouma de Kobanashi horse-racing anime special and the "Spring Nationwide Top Mr. Osomatsu Episode Screening Festival's 'Public Bath Quiz (Working Title).'"
Screenings of select episodes from the television anime plus an all-new anime "short episode" will start on April 6. The first screenings will take place simultaneously in six theaters in six cities in Japan on April 6 at 6:00 p.m. The project will then get wider screenings across Japan starting on April 7. All screenings will include the "main episodes" for each of the six Matsuno brothers from the television anime series, the "Osomatsu-san Ouma de Kobanashi" special, and the new short episode.
The Mr. Osomatsu anime series premiered in October 2015, and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan. Animation director Kanchi Suzuki posted in September that he is interested in working on a hypothetical second season for the show.
The Osomatsu-san Ouma de Kobanashi special aired in Japan on December 12, and ended with the text "See You Again Someday!!" Crunchyroll streamed the anime under the title "Mr. Osomatsu JRA Special 2016." The 24-minute special is part of the "Hashire! Oumatsu-san" collaboration between Mr. Osomatsu and the Japan Racing Association. The collaboration also includes a series of six new anime shorts titled "Mutsugo to Ouma no Monogatari" (The Story of the Sextuplets and a Horse).