Classicaloid Anime Gets 2nd Series in October

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
1st season's final episode aired on Saturday

The official Twitter account for the ClassicaLoid television anime series announced on Saturday that the anime is getting a second series that will premiere in October. The official website for the series posted an image to commemorate the announcement.

Additionally, the website has revealed a new "dead of night" key visual for the anime. NHK E-TV is rebroadcasting the first series starting on April 8 at midnight. The anime's 25th and final episode aired on Saturday.

The original anime series premiered on October 8. Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series, and it describes the story:

Kanae's got a two oddball houseguests in her beloved grandmother's mansion: Moz and Beetho-san. However, these guys, with their crazy antics and supernatural musical powers, claim to be ClassicaLoid versions of maestros Mozart and Beethoven! Their powerful “mujik” arrangements evoke more than just emotions: they can make the stars fall, spirits dance, or even summon… giant robots? Friend or foe, Kanae is stuck with them, even as more classicaloids begin to invade her life. Will their presence usher in a new musical renaissance in her sleepy town, or will their explosive euphonics cut the standing ovation short?

Crunchyroll, Anime Network Online, and Viewster all streamed the series as it aired.

Yōichi Fujita (Gintama anime franchise, Mr. Osomatsu) directed the anime at Sunrise. Makoto Tsuchibayashi (Sengoku Basara franchise) served as original character designer. Seiichi Hashimoto (Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress) adapted the character designs for animation. Chaika the Coffin Princess and Outbreak Company original creator Ichiro Sakaki and Michihiro Tsuchiya (PriPara, Cross Game) oversaw the series' scripts by Miya Asakawa (Polar Bear's Café, Noein - to your other self), Tsuyoshi Kida (Bleach), Kyo Kogure (Satomi-chan Chino 8 Danshi light novels author), and Shū Matsubara (Mr. Osomatsu).

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