Granblue Fantasy 2nd Season Anime's 2nd Promo Video Previews Opening Theme Song

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series premieres on October 4

The official Twitter account for the Granblue Fantasy the Animation anime series began streaming a second promotional video on Friday for the show's second season. The video reveals that Seven Billion Dots will perform the opening theme song "Stay With Me" for the show.

The series will premiere on October 4, and it will run on the Tokyo MX, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, BS11, MBS, and AT-X channels. AbemaTV and other services will stream the anime in Japan.

Yui Umemoto (Cardfight!! Vanguard G) is directing the new season at MAPPA, instead of the first season's series director Ayako Kurata and director Yuuki Itoh at A-1 Pictures. Kiyoko Yoshimura (Cardfight!! Vanguard G, The Legend of the Legendary Heroes, Garo -Vanishing Line-) is the new writer in charge of the series scripts. Fumihide Sai (Shugo Chara!, Gokujyo. Gokurakuin Joshi Kōryō Monogatari) is the new character designer. Tsutomu Narita and Yasunori Nishiki are returning to compose the music.

Keiji Fujiwara is returning to the role of Eugen, after Kazuhiro Yamaji replaced him in Season 1 during Fujiwara's medical leave. Other cast members are reprising their roles from the first season.

The first anime season of Cygames' Granblue Fantasy smartphone game premiered in Japan in April 2017 and ran for 13 episodes. The show's seventh and final Blu-ray Disc and DVD volume included an unaired episode titled "EXTRA 2" when it shipped in October 2017. Aniplex of America streamed the first season on the services Crunchyroll, Daisuki, and Anime Strike. Aniplex has also released the first anime season on home video. The Zankutinzeru-Hen (Zinkenstill Arc) anime special debuted on Tokyo MX and the Abema TV streaming service in Japan in January 2017, before the main television series. Crunchyroll, Daisuki, and Anime Strike also streamed that special.

Sources: Granblue Fantasy anime's Twitter account, Comic Natalie

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