Earlier today, the official The Irregular At Magic High School anime website announced that the series will get a second season in 2020. The new run will adapt volumes 9 – 11 of the light novel series, which make up the “Visitor Arc.”
The first cast and crew members were revealed, along with a key visual and teaser trailer. We break the details down below.
The 94-second promo highlights the cast and staff, as a narrator sets up the major story beats.
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The image depicts lead characters Tatsuya Shiba, Miyuki Shiba, and Angelina Kudo Shields.
Risako Yoshida (The irregular at magic high school The Movie: The Girl Who Summons the Stars, Diabolik Lovers More, Blood) will return to direct the project at studio 8-Bit, with Kana Ishida (Shonen Maid, Wakaba Girl) providing character designs. Taku Iwasaki (Black Butler, Gurren Lagann) will score the season’s soundtrack.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Tatsuya Shiba: Yūichi Nakamura
- Saori Hayami: Miyuki Shiba
- Angelina Kudō Shields: Yōko Hikasa
All three cast members are reprising their roles from the first season.
The irregular at magic high school originally aired during the Spring 2014 broadcast season. Manabu Ono (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Saki) helmed the project at Madhouse, with Kana Ishida (Shonen Maid, Wakaba Girl) providing character designs. Taku Iwasaki (Black Butler, Gurren Lagann) scored the show’s soundtrack.
Aniplex of America describes the title as:
Magic— A century has passed since this concept has been recognized as a formal technology instead of the product of the occult or mere folklore.
At the National Magic University First Affiliate High School, A.K.A Magic High School, students are divided into two distinct groups according to their academic performances. The “Bloom,” who demonstrate the highest grades and are enrolled in the “First Course,” and the “Weed,” who have a poor academic record and are enrolled in the “Second Course.”
This spring, a very peculiar brother and sister enroll as new students. Older brother Tatsuya is an underachiever with some deficiencies and enrolls as a “Weed,” while his younger sister Miyuki is an honor student, who enrolls as a “Bloom.” Ever since these two have entered through the gates of this prestigious school, the calm campus was beginning to change…