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Sentai Filmworks Licenses BanG Dream! 2nd Season Anime

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series gets simulcast streaming, home video release, premieres on Wednesday in Japan

Sentai Filmworks announced on Sunday that it has acquired distribution rights to the BanG Dream! 2nd Season anime in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, the Netherlands, Latin America, and Central America. The series will be available on "select digital outlets" as a simulcast for the winter 2019 season, and it will have a home video release.

The anime will premiere on the Tokyo MX, BS11, KBS Kyoto, and AT-X channels on January 3. The show will also air on Sun TV, TV Kanagawa, Niigata Sogo Television Inc., Aomori Broadcasting Corporation, Shizuoka Asahi TV, and TV Aichi. The anime will stream in over 60 countries in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Koudai Kakimoto (Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko) is directing the series at SANZIGEN Animation Studio (the studio is replacing ISSEN and Xebec from the first season to produce the second and third anime seasons). Yuniko Ayana is returning to handle series composition and the script. Kazuyuki Ueda (Kinmoza! Kiniro + Mosaic, Hinako Note) is designing the characters for the anime based on Hitowa and Craft Egg's original designs. Takuya Chanohara and Yuka Yamori are in charge of sub-character design. Atsushi Mimura is serving as CG supervisor.

The franchise's Roselia and RAISE A SUILEN bands are also performing opening theme songs for the upcoming second season. Roselia will perform the song "Brave Jewel" and RAISE A SUILEN will perform "R・I・O・T."

The anime's third season will premiere in October 2019.

Source: Press release

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