Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: April 5, 2020 at 7:08 PM PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter account for the "Zombie Land Saga" original anime series has revealed on Monday a new promotional video for the upcoming broadcast of the second season of the TV anime series titled "Zombie Land Saga Revenge". The series is scheduled to begin broadcasting on April 8, 2021 in Japan.
Watch the new trailer:
The series is animated by MAPPA and produced by Avex Pictures and Cygames. It is directed by Munehisa Sakai and scripts are written by Shigeru Murakoshi. The characters are designed by Kasumi Fukagawa and music is composed by Yasuharu Takanashi.
The first season of the series of the same titled aired in Japan from October 4 and December 20, 2018 on Japan's AT-X, Tokyo MX, Sun TV, BS11, Saga TV, and TVQ. The series which consisted of 12 episodes was directed by Munehisa Sakai with scripts written by Shigeru Murakoshi. The series' character designs were handled by Kasumi Fukagawa with art direction by Kazuo Ogura and photography direction by Takashi Yanagida. Azusa Sasaki was in charge of the color design, and Masahiro Goto for the editing. The series' music was composed by Yasuharu Takanashi, with production by Avex Pictures, while dugout produced the sound.
The second season of the series titled "Zombieland Saga Revenge" was announced on July 27, 2019.
Aside from the TV anime adaptation, the series was adapted into a manga by Megumu Soramichi which began its serialization on Cygames' Cycomi website on October 8, 2018. A stage play based on the anime, Zombie Land Saga Stage de Do-n!, was also set to premiere last March 11 to 14, 2020, but was later canceled due to the effects of COVID-19 pandemic in Japan.
The story follows high school student Sakura Minamoto who was abruptly killed by a truck on the morning she plans to submit an idol application in the year 2008. Ten years later, Sakura, along with six "legendary" girls from various eras of Japan's history, are brought back as zombies by a man named Kotaro Tatsumi, who seeks to revitalize Saga Prefecture by putting together an all-zombie idol group known as Franchouchou (フランシュシュ, Furanshushu)