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Beastars Anime Gets Second Season


Beastars Anime VisualOn December 25, the final episode of the Beastars anime aired on Japanese TV. Following the episode, an announcement was shown, which confirmed that the show will get a second season. Additional details on the season will be announced via the show’s official website and Twitter account at a later date.

Beastars started airing on October 9. Netflix announced that they will stream the show in “early 2020.”

Shinichi Matsumi directed the season at Orange, with Nao Ootsu providing character designs. Nanami Higuchi was in charge of series composition.

Paru Itagaki’s Beastars manga launched in the pages of Akita Shoten’s Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine. Fourteen volumes of the title have hit stores to date, with the most recent shipping on July 8.

Viz Media currently holds the rights to the title, which they describe as:

At a high school where the students are literally divided into predators and prey, it’s personal relationships that maintain the fragile peace. Who among them is a Beastar—an academic and social role model destined to become a leader in a society naturally rife with mistrust?

Source: Ota-suke

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