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“Radiant” Anime Gets Second Anime Season In October


Radiant Anime Key VisualEarlier today, the Radiant anime’s official Twitter account announced that the show will get a second season. The series will return to the airwaves in October, when it will air for a second 21-episode run on NHK’s E-Tele network.

Furthermore, the show’s first season will be rebroadcast in its entirety on E-Tele starting April 3. The first season’s final episode aired earlier today.

Seiji Kishi (Angel Beats!, Assassination Classroom) directed Radiant‘s first season at Lerche, with Makoto Uezu (Assassination Classroom Season 2, KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!!) taking charge of series composition. Daiki Fukuoka (Yuki Yuna is A Hero Season 2, Danganronpa 3) was credited as Series Director.

The series is based on Tony Valente’s comics of the same name. The Annecy International Animated Film Festival screened the title as a work in progress. They describe Radiant as:

An apprentice sorcerer Seth embarks on a magical mission in search of the “Radiant” where the feared Nemesis are said to arise. Seth believes he can become the great sorcerer who exterminates the Nemesis. With his new friends, he battles powerful enemies and overcomes hardships – all the while under pursuit from the mysterious Inquisition.

Source: Twitter (nep_radiant)

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