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Noragami Aragoto Anime's 1st Promo Video Previews Sequel's Returning Staff

posted on 2015-07-17 05:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kotaro Tamura returns to direct sequel premiering this fall

The official website for Noragami Aragoto, the second television anime season of the Noragami manga, began streaming the sequel's first promotional video on Friday.

The video confirms the sequel's returning staff and includes the following lines of text: "The deeds of gods are all virtuous," "For whose sake do you get hurt," and "Gods, kill each other."

Additionally, the site has revealed that the staff will host an event in Tokyo on August 8, and the event will be livestreamed to three theaters in Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

The series will premiere this fall, and it will adapt the manga's popular Bishamon arc and will reunite the staff and cast from the first season based on Adachitoka's manga:

  • Director: Kotaro Tamura 
  • Series Composition: Deko Akao 
  • Character Design: Toshihiro Kawamoto 
  • Animation Production: BONES 

  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Yato 
  • Maaya Uchida as Hiyori Iki 
  • Yuuki Kaji as Yukine 
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Bishamon 
  • Jun Fukuyama as Kazuma 
  • Aki Toyosaki as Kofuku 
  • Daisuke Ono as Daikoku 
  • Toru Ohkawa as Tenjin 
  • Kazuhiko Inoue as Kuraha
  • Asami Imai as Mayu 
  • Rie Kugimiya as Nora 

Additionally, new cast members include Hisako Tojo as Aiha and Takanori Hoshino as Kugaha.

Funimation streamed the first season as it aired in Japan last year, and it describes the story:

Yato may just be a minor god now, but he's determined to make it big and he's got a plan. Unfortunately, things just don't seem to be going his way. He doesn't have a single shrine dedicated to him, his partner has just quit, and now he's got to find a new divine weapon. Just when things look bleak, he meets a girl named Hiyori and changes her life forever.

Funimation released the first season's DVD and Blu-ray Disc release in North America on July 7. Kodansha Comics will publish the sixth manga volume in North America in August.

The manga also inspiring two anime DVDs that will ship with the 15th and 16th compiled manga volumes when they ship on November 17 and March 17, respectively. The limited editions of the 10th and 11th volumes of the manga also each bundled an anime DVD when they shipped in February 2014 and July 2014, respectively.

The first season will ship in a Blu-ray box set in Japan on September 25.


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