Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles is a popular isekai anime series based on the light novel series by Yuri Kitayama. The anime’s first season aired from July to September 2021 and received positive reviews from fans and critics alike.
The story follows Rio, a young boy who lives in a fantasy world where he has the memories and skills of Haruto, a Japanese man who died in a car accident. Rio embarks on a journey of adventure, romance, and mystery as he tries to uncover the secrets of his past and his connection to Haruto.
The first season of Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles ended with a cliffhanger that left many viewers eager for more. Fortunately, the studio TMS Entertainment officially renewed the anime for a second season.
The announcement was made on November 5, 2021, along with a special recap video of the first season. However, no release date or other details have been revealed yet. So, when can we expect Seirei Gensouki Season 2 to premiere? What will be the plot and the cast of the second season? And where can we watch it online? Here is everything you need to know about Seirei Gensouki Season 2.
Seirei Gensouki Season 2 Release Date
The second season of Seirei Gensouki is now under development, as announced on the show’s official website in late 2021. However, Seirei Gensouki: Season 2 has not received a firm premiere date. They have only released new official artwork and a short announcement video (around 38 seconds) that features mostly moments from the first season.
Director Osamu Yamasaki revealed the delay in production of Seirei Gensouki: Season 2 in a website post. Season 1 debuted a year after its announcement, but Season 2 has been delayed for over a year. The release date might be from late 2023 to early 2024 if it takes that long.
The second season of Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles was announced in November 2021:
Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles Season 2 announced!
— AnimeTV チェーン (@animetv_jp) November 5, 2021
However, this is just speculation. There may be delays or changes due to various factors, the availability of source material or the studio’s workload. One of the anime staff members stated that the second season would “take a little more time” than expected. Therefore, we advise fans to wait for an official confirmation from the studio or the anime’s official website.
Seirei Gensouki Season 2 Plot
The plot of Seirei Gensouki Season 2 will likely continue from where the first season left off, and the first season covered up to volume 5 of the light novel series, which has 20 volumes as of November 2021. That means plenty of source material for the second season and beyond.
The second season will likely explore Rio’s past and relationship with Haruto more. We may also see more of Rio’s interactions with his friends and love interests, such as Celia, Latifa, Aishia, Christina, and Miharu.
Moreover, we may see more conflicts and mysteries surrounding Rio’s world, such as the Yagumo region, the spirit king contract, the royal family, and the dark organization after Rio.
Seirei Gensouki Season 2 Cast
The cast of Seirei Gensouki Season 2 will likely reprise their roles from the first season. The main cast includes:
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Rio/Haruto
- Akane Fujita as Celia Claire
- Yuuki Kuwahara as Latifa
- Sayaka Harada as Aishia
- Ayaka Suwa as Christina Beltrum
- Kaede Hondo as Miharu Ayase
Other supporting cast members include:
- Tomoaki Maeno as Alfred Emerle
- Sayumi Suzushiro as Liselotte Cretia
- Shouta Aoi as Charles Arbor
- Megumi Yamaguchi as Sara
- Yui Fukuo as Orphia
- Yui Kondo as Flora Beltrum
- Yurika Kubo as Roanna Fontaine
- Makoto Koichi as Reis
- Kengo Kawanishi as Reiss
- Rina Satou as Ayase Miharu’s mother
- Junji Majima as Takahisa Ayase
Seirei Gensouki Season 2 Trailer
There is no official trailer for Seirei Gensouki Season 2 yet. However, you can watch the recap video of the released first season and the announcement of the second season below.
Where to Watch Seirei Gensouki Season 2?
The first season of Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles was streamed by Crunchyroll with English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German subtitles. The second season will likely be available on the same platform as well. You can also watch the dubbed version of the first season on VRV. There is no official confirmation on whether the second season will be dubbed.
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Seirei Gensouki Season 2 Summary
Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles is a popular isekai anime series based on the light novel series by Yuri Kitayama. The anime follows Rio, a boy who lives in a fantasy world with the memories and skills of Haruto, a Japanese man who died in a car accident. The anime has been renewed for a second season by TMS Entertainment, but no release date or other details have been revealed yet.
The second season will likely continue from where the first season left off and explore more of Rio’s past and his connection to Haruto. Maybe the release date for the second season could be anything from late 2023 to early 2024 and Crunchyroll will stream it.
Who is the Author of Seirei Gensouki?
Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles is a popular isekai anime series that aired in 2021 and has been renewed for a second season. The anime is based on a light novel series of the same name, which has also been adapted into two manga series.
Yuri Kitayama: A Self-Published Author
Yuri Kitayama is a Japanese light novel writer who started his career by publishing his works online on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. He began writing Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles in February 2014 and completed it in October 2020, with ten volumes.
The story follows Rio, a boy who lives in a fantasy world with the memories and skills of Haruto, a Japanese man who died in a car accident. Rio embarks on a journey of adventure, romance, and mystery as he tries to uncover the secrets of his past and his connection to Haruto.
Kitayama’s online novel gained popularity among readers and caught the attention of Hobby Japan, a Japanese publishing company specializing in light novels, manga, and games. Hobby Japan acquired the rights to publish Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles under its HJ Bunko imprint in October 2015.
The light novel series is illustrated by Riv, a Japanese artist who works on other light novels such as “The World’s Least Interesting Master Swordsman” and “The Reincarnated Prince Wants to Slack Off”. The light novel series has 23 volumes published in Japan.
A Collaborator with Manga Artists
In addition to the light novel series, Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles has been adapted into two manga series, both published by Hobby Japan on its Comic Fire website. Tenkla, a Japanese manga artist who also worked on “The Reincarnated Prince Wants to Slack Off” illustrated the first adaptation.
The manga ran from October 2016 to February 2017 but was discontinued due to the artist’s poor health. Futago Minaduki, a Japanese manga artist duo who also worked on “Nekopara” and “The Eminence in Shadow” illustrated the second manga adaptation.
The manga started in July 2017 and is ongoing as of November 2021, with eight volumes published in Japan. The light novel and the second manga have been licensed in North America by J-Novel Club, a digital publishing company focusing on Japanese light novels and manga. J-Novel Club has been releasing the light novel and manga in English since 2018 and 2019 respectively.
A Source of Inspiration for Anime Producers
The popularity of Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles among fans and critics led to the production of an anime television series adaptation by TMS Entertainment. This Japanese animation studio has worked on other anime such as “Dr. Stone”, “Fruits Basket,” and “Detective Conan”.
The anime was directed by Osamu Yamasaki, who also directed “Hakuoki” and “Toward the Terra”. The anime aired from July to September 2021, with 12 episodes covering up to volume 5 of the light novel series.
Crunchyroll streamed the anime with English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German subtitles. The anime’s second season was announced on November 5, 2021, but no release date or other details have been revealed yet.
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