Written by: Nicole Castro
Published on: December 9, 2021 at 17:04 PHT (GMT+8)
Level-5 Inc.'s cross-media project Megaton-kyuu Musashi has announced via the series' official website that season 2 of the anime will air within Fall 2022.
The first season of the anime has been airing on Japanese channels such as TOKYO MX and BS Fuji since October 2021.
In addition, the trial version of the game for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch was released today, December 9. The first free update for the full version is also available. For details on the game, please see the official website.
Megaton-kyuu Musashi is a sci-fi series that takes place after 2118, when alien invaders called Dracters have gained total control over the Earth and wiped out 90% of humanity. Survivors live in shelter communities where their everyday lives are monitored, and memories of the invasion are erased. Three teenagers from the shelter are chosen to pilot three machines that combine to form the Musashi robot that is made from a material called Megatronium alloy. The series is a combination of robot action and school life.
Level-5 Inc. is a Japanese video game developer and publisher based in Fukuoka. The company was founded in October 1998 and is led by President and CEO Akihiro Hino (日野晃博). The company is best known for their Dark Cloud, Professor Layton, Inazuma Eleven, Ni no Kuni, Yo-kai Watch, and Snack World franchises.
While the company is best known for their video games, their motto is to constantly evolve by intentionally taking on challenges, such as venturing into TV animation, movies, merchandise, event planning, etc.
Synopsis from MAL:
In an ordinary town, there are people who live a peaceful and fulfilling life. But they don't know that it is a false peace. The untold truth... The earth has already been destroyed...
99.9% of the human race has been wiped out by a mysterious alien force from outer space. The enemy is named "Dracters." Eventually, a large hole was drilled in the earth and terraformed into a suitable environment for the aliens to live. Humans have no choice but to hide in shelters to escape their eyes. Waiting for the day of resurrection, which they do not know when it will come...
The inhabitants of the shelter Ixia have had their memories of the day of destruction erased and live a normal life without knowing anything about it. However, some of them, the "chosen ones," have become pilots, driving giant robots called "Rogue" and fighting against aliens. Today, another new pilot is selected...