Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: July 20, 2021 at 11:32 PM PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter of the anime adaptation of Paru Itagaki's "BEASTARS" manga series has announced on Tuesday that the second season of the TV anime will continue with a new chapter and in a new format as a Netflix anime series. The series' animation studio Orange also confirmed that they will still be working on the sequel's production.
The anime's official website was also updated featuring a short moving animation teasing the new chapter. A special illustration to commemorate the continuation drawn by the creator itself was also revealed.
No other information was revealed as of writing.
The second season of BEASTARS is currently ongoing and CG Animation studio Orange returned to produce the second season and the first season's staff and cast reprised their roles. The series started airing in Japan's Fuji TV +Ultra anime programming block on January 14 12:55 AM JST.
The first season of the series' TV anime adaptation was animated by CG studio Orange and was aired from October 8 to December 26, 2019 on Fuji TV's +Ultra anime programming block and other channels. Shinichi Matsumi directed the series, with Nanami Higuchi handling series composition, Nao Ootsu designing the characters, and Satoru Kōsaki composing the series' music.
The series is based on the Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Paru Itagaki. It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Champion since September 2016, with its chapters collected in 20 tankōbon volumes as of August 2020. The manga has won multiple awards, including being the first Akita Shoten title to take home the Manga Taishō Award.
The story takes place in a world of modern, civilized, anthropomorphic animals with a cultural divide between carnivores and herbivores. The series takes its name from the in-universe rank of Beastar, an individual of great talent, service, and notoriety.
Source: BEASTARS Official Website