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Dr. Stone Anime Season 2 Premieres in January 2021

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2nd season focuses on "Stone Wars" story arc

The wraparound jacket band on Boichi and Riichirou Inagaki's 16th Dr. Stone manga volume announced on Friday that the second season of the manga's anime adaptation will premiere in January 2021.

The second anime season will focus on the "Stone Wars" story arc.

Boichi (Sun-Ken Rock) and Inagaki (author of Eyeshield 21) launched the manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in March 2017. Viz Media is publishing the manga digitally and in print, and it describes the manga's first volume:

One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's not alone! His science-loving friend Senku's been up and running for a few months and he's got a grand plan in mind—to kickstart civilization with the power of science!

The television anime debuted in July 2019. Crunchyroll streamed the first season as it aired, and Funimation streamed a dub of the season. The anime premiered on Toonami in August 2019.

Shinya Iino (storyboards, episode director on Hanebad!, Revue Starlight, Made in Abyss) directed the first season at TMS Entertainment. Yuichiro Kido (episode scripts for Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, After the Rain, 91 Days) was in charge of series composition and wrote the scripts. Yuko Iwasa (Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas, Yowamushi Pedal) designed the characters. Tatsuya Kato (WorldEnd, Revue Starlight), Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Children of the Whales, Anima Yell!), and Yuki Kanesaka (Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond insert songs) composed the music.

Source: Media Cafe POPEYE's Twitter account


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