It looks like Rewrite‘s going to make a return!

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Earlier today, the final episode of Rewrite hit Japanese TV. The episode concluded with a short promotional teaser, confirming that Rewrite will receive a second season.

The teaser confirms that the new season, titled Rewrite 2nd Season Moon-Hen/Terra-Hen (Rewrite 2nd Season Moon Chapter/Terra Chapter), will première in January 2017. The show will air on Tokyo MX, BS11, and MBS, among other channels.

rewrite-anime-visual-001-20160925Rewrite is based on Key/Visual Arts’s visual novel of the same name. Motoki “Tensho” Tanaka (The Fruit of Grisaia, Kinmoza! Kiniro + Mosaic) helmed the project and took charge of script supervision at studio 8 Bit. Masayuki Nonaka provided character designs on the project. The team of Romeo Tanaka and Visual Arts’s Kai collaborated on series composition and scripts.

The title saw several voice actors reprise their roles from the visual novel, including:

  • Kotarō Tennōji: Masakazu Morita
  • Kotori Kanbe: Chiwa Saito
  • Chihaya Ohtori: Saya Shinomiya
  • Akane Senri: Eri Kitamura
  • Shizuru Nanatsu: Keiko Suzuki
  • Lucia Konohana: Risa Asaki
  • Kagari: Kana Hanazawa

Crunchyroll streamed Rewrite in North America, Central America, South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand as part of their simulcast lineup. They describe the series as:

Green City Kazamatsuri is a city built on the ideal of a harmonious relationship between civilization and environment.. However, the peaceful Kazamatsuri will soon be faced with its annual commotion, the Harvest Festa at the turn of the year. It’s an event that is much like a massive school festival, and Tennoji Kotaro decides to head out to research topics for his articles. It’s an easy decision for him, because the town is filled with rumors about unidentified creature sightings and various other occult occurrences. At the same time, strange things start happening to Kotaro himself.

Source: Twitter (pKjd)