'Rikekoi: Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It' Season 2 TV anime begins April 2022
Written by: Jei Beltrano
Published on: October 23, 2021 at 17:34 PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter for the television (TV) anime series adaptation of Alifred Yamamoto's "Science Fell in Love, So I Tried to Prove It (Rikei ga Koi ni Ochita no de Shōmei Shite Mita)" manga series has announced on Monday that the previously-announced second season of the series is scheduled to begin broadcasting in April 2022.
A teaser visual and a promotional video were revealed during the 9th annual Anitamasai event held online.
Two new additional characters - Chris Floret and Suis Fujiwara were announced and will be voiced by Yuki Kaji and Marina Yamada, respectively.
The series' cast and staff of the first season of the anime return for the sequel. The series is animated by Zero-G and is directed by Tooru Kitahata, with Rintarou Ikeda credited for series composition. Ikeda and Michiko Yokote is writing the scripts, and Yūsuke Isouchi is designing the characters. Hisakuni, Shouichiro Hirata, Kaoru Ōtsuka, Shūhei Takahashi, Takuma Sogi, and Yūko Takahashi are composing the music.
The full cast includes:
Yuma Uchida as Shinya Yukimura
Sora Amamiya as Ayame Himuro
Natsuko Hara as Kotonoha Kanade
Nichika Ōmori as Ena Ibarada
Jun Fukushima as Kosuke Inukai
Ryōtarō Okiayu as Professor Ikeda
Momo Asakura as Rikekuma
Yui Ogura as Arika Yamamoto
Yuki Kaji as Chris Floret
Marina Yamada as Suis Fujiwara
The first season of the series consisting of 12 episodes was aired from January 10, 2020 to March 13, 2020 in Japan.
The series is based on the Japanese romantic comedy manga series written and illustrated by Alifred Yamamoto. It has been serialized online via Flex Comix Comic Meteor website since 2016 and has been collected in four tankōbon volumes. A four-episode live-action drama adaptation aired from September 1 to September 22, 2018, and a live-action film adaptation premiered on February 1, 2019. (via Wiki)
The series is described as:
Shinya Yukimura and Ayame Himuro are young but extremely brilliant STEM researchers at Saitama University, and both of them strongly believe in math as the most powerful instrument at mankind's disposal to understand all things.
So, when Ayame suddenly confesses her feelings to Yukimura, he decides to start an ambitious experiment with his whole team to answer a question: Is it possible to explain something complicated like love using a mathematical approach?
The story highlights how the researchers conduct different experiments to quantize the feeling of love, while also falling in love on the way.