'Rewrite' TV Anime Gets 2nd Season Next January
posted on by Egan Loo
The final episode of the current Rewrite television anime ended with an announcement video stating that a second season will premiere next January on Tokyo MX, MBS, BS11, and other channels. The announcement lists the second season as Rewrite 2nd Season Moon-Hen/Terra-Hen (Rewrite 2nd Season Moon Arc/Terra Arc). (The above linked video is region-locked to Japan.)
The anime is based on the visual novel of the same name by Visual Art's/Key, and the cast returned from the game:
- Masakazu Morita as Kotarō Tennōji
- Chiwa Saito as Kotori Kanbe
- Saya Shinomiya as Chihaya Ohtori
- Eri Kitamura as Akane Senri
- Keiko Suzuki as Shizuru Nanatsu
- Risa Asaki as Lucia Konohana
- Kana Hanazawa as Kagari
Tensho (Kinmoza! Kiniro + Mosaic, The Fruit of Grisaia) directied the anime at 8-bit and also supervised the series scripts. Romeo Tanaka (Cross Channel scenario, Humanity Has Declined) and Visual Art's Kai (Clannad scenario, Grim Reaper Kyou) are credited with collaborating on the composition and scripts. Masayuki Nonaka (Hello!! KINMOZA chief animation director, The Fruit of Grisaia main animator) adapted the game's original character designs by Visual Art's/Key's Itaru Hinoue (Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters!) for animation.
The anime premiered on July 2 with a one-hour special first episode. The anime aired on Tokyo MX, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, MBS, and BS11. Crunchyroll streamed the anime in North America, Central America, South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.
Thanks to Dennis R for the embedded video.
Source: MoCa News
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