Earlier today, the official Granblue Fantasy anime website updated with a new key visual and trailer for the show’s upcoming second season. We break the details down below.
The minute-long promo offers a brief recap of the events thus far, set to animation clips.
The image features the main cast, arranged around a clockwork machination.
Granblue Fantasy will return to Japanese TV on October 4. Tokyo MX, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, BS11, MBS, and AT-X will air the series. AbemaTV will stream the title in Japan.
Yui Umemoto (Cardfight!! Vanguard G) will direct the project at MAPPA, with Fumihide Sai (Shugo Chara!, Gokujyo. Gokurakuin Joshi Kōryō Monogatari) providing character designs. Kiyoko Yoshimura (Cardfight!! Vanguard G, Garo -Vanishing Line-) is in charge of series composition.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Music: Yasunori Nishiki
- Music: Tsutomu Narita
- Art Director: Nobuhito Sue
- CG Director: Shunsaku Usui
- Colorist: Yukie Noguchi
- Director of Photography: Yoshihisa Oyama
- Editor: Keisuke Yanagi
- Sound Director: Yui Umemoto
- Sound Effects: Toshiya Wada
- Sound Production: Dugout
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Eugen: Keiji Fujiwara
- Gran: Yuuki Ono
- Lyria: Nao Tōyama
- Vyrn: Rie Kugimiya
- Katalina: Miyuki Sawashiro
- Rackam: Hiroaki Hirata
- Io: Yukari Tamura
- Rosetta: Rie Tanaka
- Sierokarte: Emiri Katō
The show’s first season aired in the Spring 2017 broadcast season.
The series is based on Cygames’ smartphone game of the same name. Yuuki Itoh (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid) directed the first season at A-1 Pictures, with Toshifumi Akai (Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, Oreimo 2) providing character designs. Ayako Kurata was tapped as series director.
Aniplex of America currently holds the rights to Granblue Fantasy. They describe the show as:
The isolated island of Zinkenstill. A girl with blue hair is lying unconscious on the ground deep in a forest. Another girl finds her and runs over. This is how Lyria and Djeeta meet.
Time passes and Lyria is on the deck of the Grandcypher, thinking back on their journey thus far while looking at her notebook.
Her voyage from Zinkenstill, in which she changed Djeeta’s fate.
Meeting Rackam in Port Breeze and the showdown with Tiamat.
Confronting Colossus with Io and saving Tzaka the Great in the Valtz Duchy.
Djeeta and Lyria have traveled around to many islands and met a great number of people. Their next destination is Auguste, the island of water. Djeeta and her friends intend to enjoy a much-needed vacation there.
Source: Comic Natalie