'New Game!' anime premieres 2nd season in July | Inquirer Entertainment

‘New Game!’ anime premieres 2nd season in July

/ 03:30 PM April 02, 2017
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From left: (top) Megumi Yamaguchi as Hifumi Takimoto, Yuuki Takada as Aoba Suzukaze (bottom) Megumi Toda as Hajime Shinoda, Ayumi Takeo as Yun Iijima. Image: “New Game!” official website

The official website of anime “New Game!” has  revealed the new visual for its second season, along with the main cast and staff.

New Game! Season 2

Season two visual. Image: “New Game!” official website

The second season will premiere this July, reports Anime News Network. Voice actors for the main cast will be reprising their roles while most of the staff from season one will also be onboard. However, season two will have Sumie Kinoshita as the new chief animation director while Yuka Itou will be joining in as a color key artist.

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New Game! first aired in July of 2016 and completed its 12-episode run by September. A “13th episode” OVA was provided to those who purchased all six Blu-ray or DVD discs and presented proof-of-purchase stubs.

Inspired by a manga of the same name, “New Game!” follows the work life of Aoba Suzukaze who joined a game company after graduating from high school. Here, she learns the ins and outs of the game development industry with her new workmates and boss, who happens to be a game developer she admires.

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Get ready for more game development shenanigans in adorable moe art style come July. Alfred Bayle/JB

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