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Teasing Master Takagi-san Gets 2nd TV Anime Season

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st season premiered in January 2018

The February issue of Shogakukan's Monthly Shonen Sunday magazine is revealing on Saturday that Sōichirō Yamamoto's Teasing Master Takagi-san (Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san) manga will get a second television anime season. The magazine does not reveal the premiere date for the anime.

The Monthly Shonen Sunday website previously teased last month that the magazine would have an important announcement on January 12.

Yamamoto launched the manga in Gessan mini, the accompanying booklet to Shogakukan's Gessan (Monthly Shonen Sunday) magazine, in 2013. After Yamamoto finished serializing his Fudatsuki no Kyōko-chan manga in Gessan in June 2016, Teasing Master Takagi-san moved to Gessan in July 2016.

The first television anime premiered within the "Anime no Me" programming block in January 2018, and it also adapted Yamamoto's Ashita wa Doyōbi manga as segments within the show. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan, and Funimation streamed the series with an English dub.

Funimation describes the story:

Tired of being mercilessly teased by his classmate Takagi, Nishikata has vowed to get her back and successfully tease the girl that's made him blush countless times. After all, if you blush, you lose! But getting vengeance isn't so easy when every attempt blows up in his face. Will Nishikata ever make Takagi blush or will he gain something more fulfilling from his bumbling attempts?

Shogakukan published the manga's ninth compiled book volume in July 2018, and it bundled an original video anime adaptation of the manga chapter "Water Slide." The manga's 10th volume will ship on February 12. As of February 2018, the series has more than 4 million copies in digital sales and in print copies. Yen Press is releasing the manga in English.

Source: Rakuten

Update: Director Hiroaki Akagi thanked the fans for supporting the anime and making the second season possible. He asked fans to look forward to second season which will have some "tweaks." Source: MoCa News

This article has a follow-up: Teasing Master Takagi-san TV Anime's 2nd Season Reunites Director, Main Cast, Studio (2019-01-11 10:36)
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