In the official Twitter account for the animated adaptation of the manga of Paru Itagaki, Beastars, the production of a new season produced by the Orange studies was officially confirmed. This communiqué confirms the previous filtration, but it did not reveal a release date. Different illustrations were published to commemorate the occasion, published by Netflix JP Anime, Orange Animation Studios and Author PARU ITAGAKI, respectively.
Finally, Itagaki began the publication of the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Champion of the Editorial Akita Shoten in September 2016 and ended it in October 2020. The first season of twelve episodes was issued between October and December 2019, followed by a second Season issued between January and March 2021. Both productions are available in the global catalog of the Netflix platform, with dubbing to multiple languages.
- Shinichi Matsumi (Deputy Director at Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko, Kurenai No Buta; Director of Episodes by Rurouni Kenshin, Shingeki No Bahamut: Genesis) was in charge of the anime direction at Studio Orange, (Houseki No Kuni, dimension w).
- Nanami Higuchi (Little Witch Academy, Ninja Slayer From Animation) was responsible for the writing and supervision of the scripts.
- NAO OOTSU (firearms designer for Youjo Senki, designer of secondary characters of Banana Fish) was in charge of the design of characters.
- Eiji Inomototo (Kantai Collection, Ghost In The Shell Arise) is the head of CG. SATORU KOUSAKI (WAKE UP, GIRLS!, Both seasons of ORE No Imooto GA Konnani Kawaii Wake Ga Nai, Monogatari Series: Second Season) was in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Beastars
In a world populated by anthropomorphic animals, herbivores and carnivores coexist among themselves. For adolescents of the Cherryton Academy, school life is full of hope, romance, distrust and concern. The main character of this story is the Lobo Regoshi, a member of the Theater Club. Despite the threatening aspect of him, he has a very soft heart and character. Throughout most of him, he has always been the object of fear and hatred on the part of the other animals and has been accustomed to that lifestyle. But soon, he is increasingly involved with his classmates who have their own insecurities and realize that his life at school will give an important turn.
Source: Comic Natalie
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