Aniplus Asia to Air Simulcast of Kemono Friends 2 Anime
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Aniplus Asia announced on Wednesday that it will air a simulcast of Kemono Friends 2, the Kemono Friends anime's second season. The anime will premiere on January 8 at 2:35 a.m. GMT +8.
In Japan, the anime will premiere on January 7 at 26:05 a.m. (effectively January 8 at 2:05 a.m.) on TV Tokyo and TV Osaka. Other channels airing the show include TV Aichi, AT-X, BS TV Tokyo, and NBC Nagasaki Broadcasting. In Japan the anime will stream on Anitore, d Anime Store, AbemaTV, Niconico Douga, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and Paravi.
The new cast members include:
- Yui Ishikawa as Kyururu
- Riko Koike as Caracal
- Madoka Suge as Western Parotia
- Mashiro Yagi as Greater lophorina
- Mami Yamashita as Margay
- Kaori Maeda as Giant Panda
- Yuki Kaneko as Indian spot-billed duck
The anime will also feature a returning cast.
"Dōbutsu Biscuits x PPP," a group made up of eight voice actresses from the franchise, is performing the opening song "Notteke~ Japari Beat" (Get on Board! Japari Beat). Masayoshi Ōishi (Overlord, Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun opening songs) is writing the lyrics and composing the song.
The new season's story begins with Serval and Caracal finding a "human" child in the forest. As they travel with the child, they meet new Friends, uncover the secrets of Japari Park, and become involved in an event that will "shake the earth."
Ryuichi Kimura (Aikatsu!) is directing the anime at Tomason. Takuya Masumoto is writing and supervising the series' scripts. Hideo Taniguchi (Folktales from Japan) is the CG director. Nobuyuki Abe returns as the sound director. Yasuyuki Konno is credited for sound effects. Akiyuki Tateyama returns as the music composer. Shinnosuke Numata is credited as animation producer.
Aniplus Asia aired the anime in July 2017.
Source: Aniplus Asia YouTube channel