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Crunchyroll to Stream Bananya Season 2 Anime

posted on by Alex Mateo
Bananya and the Curious Bunch debuts in fall 2019

Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it is will stream Bananya and the Curious Bunch (Bananya: Fushigi na Nakamatachi), the second season of the anime adapting Q-LiA's Bananya banana cat mascot character. The company will begin streaming the anime in fall 2019.

The second season will include over 20 new characters.

Crunchyroll describes the anime:

There are still many mysterious creatures in this universe that we don't know about. On a distant planet, one mysterious species has come into existence. They are known as “Bananyas.” What sort of planet do the Bananyas come from, and what sort of life do they lead? And what if they began to dream about coming to Earth someday?

The anime will premiere in Japan this fall.

Bananya is a mysterious catlike creature born from a banana tree. The character already received a five-minute anime series that ran on Teletama (TV Saitama) and Sun TV from July 2016 to September 2016. For the new series, Yuuki Kaji and Ayumu Murase are reprising their roles of Bananya and various other characters from that previous series.

Kyō Yatate (Sockie's Frontier Quest) is also returning to direct the anime at the studio Gathering again in collaboration with TMS Entertainment. Masahiro Takata (Super Seisyun Brothers director, scriptwriter). is writing the scripts again. Nobuyuki Abe is back as the sound director, and Akiyuki Tateyama is now the musical composer.

Q-LiA launched the Bananya mascot character in 2015. Crunchyroll streamed the first television anime as it aired, and Discotek released it on Blu-ray Disc and DVD with an English dub last summer.

Source: Crunchyroll

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