Crunchyroll’s Tim Lyu and Lauren Moore got here to the corporate’s business panel at San Diego Comedian-Con able to current the newest information on the streaming service’s upcoming anime programming, from Fall 2022 into subsequent yr. However the query on practically each attendee’s thoughts was straightforward sufficient to guess: What’s the premiere date for Chainsaw Man?
Sadly, Crunchyroll had nothing to share on the extremely anticipated adaptation of Tatsuki Fujimoto’s ultra-violent horror motion manga from studio MAPPA, which is slated to premiere someday later this yr. As an alternative, the panel centered totally on titles which had already been introduced throughout Crunchyroll’s Anime Expo panel earlier this month, exhibiting off trailers for anime just like the second season of Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac, Tomo-chan Is a Woman!, Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation season 2, and extra.
Right here’s all the things that was proven at Crunchyroll’s Business Panel at San-Diego Comedian-Con 2022.
Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac — Battle for Sanctuary
Beforehand introduced throughout Crunchyroll’s business panel at Anime Expo 2022, Crunchyroll will stream the second season of Toei Animation’s CG anime adaptation of the Saint Seiya collection, Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac, later this month. The collection, which first premiered on Netflix in 2019, follows a gaggle of 5 warriors with mystical powers and armor derived from numerous constellations who’re charged with defending the reincarnation of the Greek goddess Athena in her battle in opposition to Poseidon and Hades for management of the Earth.
The English, Spanish and Portuguese-dubbed variations of the second season, titled Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac — Battle for Sanctuary, will premiere the identical day because the subtitled premiere.
Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac — Battle for Sanctuary will premiere in July and stream on Crunchyroll.
To Your Eternity season 2
The second season of To Your Eternity, the anime adaptation of A Silent Voice writer Yoshitoki Ōima’s ongoing fantasy manga, is ready to premiere and simulcast on Crunchyroll this fall. The collection follows the journey of a anonymous sentient orb, later named Fushi, who’s created and despatched to Earth by a mysterious entity in an effort to protect data and expertise life. Over the course of its journey, Fushi assumes the type of a number of entities together with a rock, an arctic wolf, and earlier than finally assuming the looks of a younger white-haired boy.
The trailer Crunchyroll screened, which was the identical one screened throughout the service’s Anime Expo panel, exhibits Fushi embarking on a brand new journey after isolating himself from the human world out of grief from his lack of ability to avoid wasting the human beings round him from the inevitablity of dying.
To Your Eternity season 2 will premiere this Fall and stream on Crunchyroll.
The Story of Outcasts
Crunchyroll had nothing to supply in the best way of updates or a trailer for The Story of Outcasts, the anime adaptation of Makoto Hoshino’s historic supernatural fantasy manga, apart from to reiterate that … properly, it’s nonetheless taking place! The unique manga tells the story of Wisteria, an orphan woman residing in nineteenth century Nice Britain, who meets and bonds with a robust immortal beast-like being named Marbas. The 2 set out seeking a spot the place they’ll dwell in peace in a world populated by people and anthropomorphic beasts alike.
The Story of Outcasts is “coming quickly” and stream on Crunchyroll.
In/Spectre season 2
Crunchyroll screened the trailer for the second season of In/Spectre, which was beforehand proven at Anime Expo 2022. A supernatural romance thriller anime primarily based on Kyo Shirodaira and Hiro Kyohara’s manga of the identical title, the collection follows Kurō Sakuragawa, a college scholar with inexplicable therapeutic talents, and Kotoko Iwanaga, a younger woman with one eye and one leg with the power to speak with yokai, who workforce as much as exorcise wayward spirits and protect the stability between the bodily and supernatural world.
In/Spectre season 2 will premiere in January 2023 and stream on Crunchyroll.
Tomo-chan Is a Woman!
Crunchyroll confirmed off the trailer for Tomo-Chan Is a Woman!, which was beforehand screened at Anime Expo 2022. Tailored from Fumita Yanagida’s romantic slice of life comedy manga, the collection facilities on the eponymous Tomo Aizawa, a tomboyish woman who nurtures a crush on her childhood buddy Junichirou who, oblivious to her advances, solely sees Tomo as “one of many boys.”
Tomo-chan Is a Woman! will premiere in January 2023 and stream on Crunchyroll.
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation season 2
Crunchyroll screened the trailer for the second season of Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, which was beforehand proven at Anime Expo 2022. Primarily based on Rifujin na Magonote’s fantasy insekai novel collection, the anime facilities on a jobless, lecherous, 34 yr previous Japanese man who, after being evicted from his residence and lacking his mother and father’ funeral, dies whereas making an attempt to avoid wasting a gaggle of youngsters from an oncoming truck.
Reincarnated as a child named Rudeus in a fantasy world of sword and sorcery, the younger man makes an attempt to dwell his new life with out regrets and develop into a robust warrior and sorcerer in his personal proper. The second season picks up after the occasions of the earlier season, with Rudeus and his allies searching for a method again residence after being teleported to a mysterious new continent.
Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation season 2 will premiere this Fall and stream on Crunchyroll.
Crunchyroll screened the trailer for Solo Leveling, which was beforehand proven at Anime Expo 2022. Primarily based on the extraordinarily common Webtoon, which itself relies on the South Korean internet novel written by Chugong, the collection considerations the story of Sung Jinwoo, a younger man residing in a fantasy world the place magically-empowered people often called “Hunters” battle in opposition to supernatural creatures that threaten humanity’s existence.
One of many weakest Hunters in existence, Sung Jinwoo is endowed with the power to “degree up” his powers by a mysterious drive, permitting him to surpass those that as soon as mocked him and embark on a private journey to find the foundation of this miraculous energy. So, assume My Hero Academia meets Hunter x Hunter meets Jujutsu Kaisen.
Crunchyroll supplied no new updates or details about the collection, apart from reiterating that the anime will premiere someday in 2023.
Solo Leveling will premiere in 2023 and stream on Crunchyroll.
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