Crunchyroll’s Tim Lyu and Lauren Moore got here to the corporate’s industry panel at San Diego Comic-Con able to current the most recent information on the streaming service’s upcoming anime programming, from Fall 2022 into subsequent yr. But the query on almost each attendee’s thoughts was simple sufficient to guess: What is the premiere date for Chainsaw Man?
Unfortunately, Crunchyroll had nothing to share on the extremely anticipated adaptation of Tatsuki Fujimoto’s ultra-violent horror motion manga from studio MAPPA, which is slated to premiere someday later this yr. Instead, the panel centered totally on titles which had already been introduced throughout Crunchyroll’s Anime Expo panel earlier this month, displaying off trailers for anime just like the second season of Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac, Tomo-chan Is a Girl!, Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation season 2, and extra.
Here’s everything that was proven at Crunchyroll’s Industry Panel at San-Diego Comic-Con 2022.
Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac — Battle for Sanctuary
Previously introduced throughout Crunchyroll’s industry panel at Anime Expo 2022, Crunchyroll will stream the second season of Toei Animation’s CG anime adaptation of the Saint Seiya sequence, Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac, later this month. The sequence, which first premiered on Netflix in 2019, follows a gaggle of 5 warriors with mystical powers and armor derived from varied constellations who’re charged with defending the reincarnation of the Greek goddess Athena in her battle in opposition to Poseidon and Hades for management of the Earth.
The English, Spanish and Portuguese-dubbed variations of the second season, titled Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac — Battle for Sanctuary, will premiere the identical day because the subtitled premiere.
Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac — Battle for Sanctuary will premiere in July and stream on Crunchyroll.
To Your Eternity season 2
The second season of To Your Eternity, the anime adaptation of A Silent Voice writer Yoshitoki Ōima’s ongoing fantasy manga, is about to premiere and simulcast on Crunchyroll this fall. The sequence follows the journey of a anonymous sentient orb, later named Fushi, who’s created and despatched to Earth by a mysterious entity with a view to protect data and expertise life. Over the course of its journey, Fushi assumes the type of a number of entities together with a rock, an arctic wolf, and earlier than finally assuming the looks of a younger white-haired boy.
The trailer Crunchyroll screened, which was the identical one screened throughout the service’s Anime Expo panel, exhibits Fushi embarking on a brand new journey after isolating himself from the human world out of grief from his lack of ability to save lots of the human beings round him from the inevitablity of dying.
To Your Eternity season 2 will premiere this Fall and stream on Crunchyroll.
The Tale of Outcasts
Crunchyroll had nothing to supply in the way in which of updates or a trailer for The Tale of Outcasts, the anime adaptation of Makoto Hoshino’s historic supernatural fantasy manga, apart from to reiterate that … properly, it’s nonetheless occurring! The authentic manga tells the story of Wisteria, an orphan woman dwelling in nineteenth century Great Britain, who meets and bonds with a strong immortal beast-like being named Marbas. The two set out looking for a spot the place they will dwell in peace in a world populated by people and anthropomorphic beasts alike.
The Tale of Outcasts is “coming soon” and stream on Crunchyroll.
In/Spectre season 2
Crunchyroll screened the trailer for the second season of In/Spectre, which was beforehand proven at Anime Expo 2022. A supernatural romance thriller anime based mostly on Kyo Shirodaira and Hiro Kyohara’s manga of the identical identify, the sequence follows Kurō Sakuragawa, a college pupil with inexplicable therapeutic talents, and Kotoko Iwanaga, a younger woman with one eye and one leg with the power to speak with yokai, who staff as much as exorcise wayward spirits and protect the steadiness between the bodily and supernatural world.
In/Spectre season 2 will premiere in January 2023 and stream on Crunchyroll.
Tomo-chan Is a Girl!
Crunchyroll showed off the trailer for Tomo-Chan Is a Girl!, which was beforehand screened at Anime Expo 2022. Adapted from Fumita Yanagida’s romantic slice of life comedy manga, the sequence facilities on the eponymous Tomo Aizawa, a tomboyish woman who nurtures a crush on her childhood buddy Junichirou who, oblivious to her advances, solely sees Tomo as “one of the boys.”
Tomo-chan Is a Girl! will premiere in January 2023 and stream on Crunchyroll.
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation season 2
Crunchyroll screened the trailer for the second season of Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, which was beforehand proven at Anime Expo 2022. Based on Rifujin na Magonote’s fantasy insekai novel sequence, the anime facilities on a jobless, lecherous, 34 yr outdated Japanese man who, after being evicted from his dwelling and lacking his mother and father’ funeral, dies whereas making an attempt to save lots of a gaggle of youngsters from an oncoming truck.
Reincarnated as a child named Rudeus in a fantasy world of sword and sorcery, the younger man makes an attempt to dwell his new life with out regrets and turn into a strong warrior and sorcerer in his personal proper. The second season picks up after the occasions of the earlier season, with Rudeus and his allies searching for a approach again dwelling after being teleported to a mysterious new continent.
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation season 2 will premiere this Fall and stream on Crunchyroll.
Crunchyroll screened the trailer for Solo Leveling, which was beforehand proven at Anime Expo 2022. Based on the extraordinarily common Webtoon, which itself is predicated on the South Korean internet novel written by Chugong, the sequence considerations the story of Sung Jinwoo, a younger man dwelling in a fantasy world the place magically-empowered people referred to as “Hunters” battle in opposition to supernatural creatures that threaten humanity’s existence.
One of the weakest Hunters in existence, Sung Jinwoo is endowed with the power to “level up” his powers by a mysterious drive, permitting him to surpass those that as soon as mocked him and embark on a private journey to find the basis of this miraculous energy. So, suppose My Hero Academia meets Hunter x Hunter meets Jujutsu Kaisen.
Crunchyroll supplied no new updates or details about the sequence, apart from reiterating that the anime will premiere someday in 2023.
Solo Leveling will premiere in 2023 and stream on Crunchyroll.
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