Monster Musume Season 2: Premiere Date, Characters, Plot

Monster Musume (also known as Monsutā Musume no Iru Nichijō in Japanese) is a Japanese fantasy anime television series based on a manga series of the same name. Written and illustrated by Takemaru Inui, the manga series was first published on March 19, 2012. Three years after its initial publication, the manga series was picked up to be made into an anime television series, and Season 1 of Monster Musume premiered on July 8, 2015. Since then, fans of the show and the manga have been eagerly waiting for news on a second season. Here’s everything we know about the prospects of Season 2 thus far.

Monster Musume Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?

Monster Musume season 1 premiered on July 8, 2015, and finished airing on September 23, 2015. Simultaneously, an original net animation (ONA) series of shorts on the show, called, Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou: Hobo Mainichi ◯◯! Namappoi Douga, was released on July 8, 2015. A year later, in 2016, two original video animation (OVA) episodes were released under the name Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou OVA. Thus, there’s no doubt about the popularity of the series.

That being said, Season 2 of the show has not yet been confirmed. But there’s still some time left before we can worrying about the show’s future. Our best guess is that Monster Musume season 2 release date could fall sometime in 2020 or 2021. We will update this section as soon as we learn more.

Monster Musume English Dub:

You can stream the subbed and dubbed versions of ‘Monster Musume’ on HiDive, Amazon Prime, VRV and Crunchyroll.

Monster Musume Plot:

The premise of Monster Musume is a rather unique one. In the show, it is revealed that the Japanese government, for years, knew about the existence of mythical creatures such as centaurs, harpies, mermaids, lamias and the other fabulous beasts. Having kept the secret for years, the government, three years prior to the events of the show, passed the Interspecies Cultural Exchange Act, thereby making their existence known to human society. Since then, these creatures have been co-existing with humans in society, learning each other’s ways and learning to live harmoniously together. In the years that have elapsed since the Act was passed, these monsters have progressed a lot, joining universities, living in ordinary families, and becoming integrated with human society in general.

In this backdrop, the show follows the adventures and misadventures of Kimihito Kurusu, a boy whose parents live abroad. Despite the cultural exchange between monsters and humans having become legal, Kimihito lived an unremarkable life, and did not volunteer for the exchange program between humans and monsters.

However, Kimihito’s unremarkable life is upended when a mistake on part of interspecies exchange coordinator Agent Smith leads to a lamia called Miia being delivered to Kimihito’s doorstep. When Kimihito opens the door, he sees a very scared and embarrassed Miia, and he does not have the heart to turn her down. So, he allows Miia to live with him, and soon, other gorgeous female monsters come knocking on the door and start living with Kimihito.

There’s plenty of attraction and eroticism among the young (monster) ladies and Kimihito. Despite raging hormones, however, Kimihito cannot engage in sex owing the extremely strict law against interspecies breeding. Thus, Kimihito has to navigate a complex relationship with Miia and his other flatmates, while keeping his desires in check.

Yet, just when Kimihito starts to get used to his new life, a new complication arises – because of an expected change in the law dealing with human-monster relations, Kimihito, as a test case, has to marry one of the girls he is living with. This, in turn, results in other monster girls competing against each other for Kimihito’s affections.

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Monster Musume Characters:

Monster Musume has several main characters, and below, we’ve given you a brief background on the main characters.

Kimihito Kurusu: The main protagonist of the show, Kimihito is a young student with a part-time job who lives alone in his parents’ apartment as his parents live overseas. Kimihito is easily embarrassed and kind, but has to get used to a new lifestyle when a beautiful lamia called Miia arrives to live with him. With Miia’s arrival, other monster girls, namely, a flirtatious harpy called Papi and a centaur called Centorea Shianus come to live with him, making the atmosphere in his apartment a sexually charged one. Known to be a great cook, Kimihito also pampers the girls with delicious food, and the girls, in turn vie for his attention. Later, Kimihito also becomes the custodian of three more non-humans: a slime called Suu, an arachne called Rachnera Arachnera, and a mermaid called Meroune Lorelei.

Miia: A lamia, Miia is a half-human, half-snake, and is the first non-human to start living with Kimihito. Although naive, sweet and carefree, Miia can get clingy while sleeping. She is also shown to be extremely ticklish when one touches the tip of her tail, and Kimihito exploits this weakness when he wants to get out of her grip.

Papi: A harpy, Papi is a half-human, half-bird, and is the second non-human tenant of Kimihito. Papi and Kimihito meet in a rather unusual way when Papi abducts Kimihito but the two later make amends and Papi joins Kimihito and Miia at his apartment. Although Papi is quite flirtatious, she has difficulty with words, which makes it difficult for Kimihito to understand what she’s saying.

Centorea Shianus: A centaur, Centorea is a half-human, half-horse, and is the third non-human to live with our protagonist. She meets Kimihito after she literally bumps into him while chasing a mugger. She is shown to be rather possessive about Kimihito, and gets aggressive towards Miia and Papi when they vie for his attention.

Suu: A humanoid-like monster who can take the form of humanoids, Suu is Kimihito’s fourth flatmate. She is rather clingy towards Kimihito, and loves to copy Papi.

Rachnera Arachnera: A spider-like creature, Rachnera is an arachne with a rather troubled past. Following the the start of the interspecies cultural exchange programme, Rachnera was taken in by human hosts. However, the hosts had not expected her to be an arachne, and had taken a disliking to her. Subsequently, a man illegally bought rights to her, and started using her ability to spin web to make money. However, Rachnera managed to escape, and kidnapped Kimihito in the process, marking the first time that the two met. After the kidnapping was resolved, Kimihito was assigned as Rachnera’s host, and she has been living with him ever since.

Meroune Lorelei: A mermaid, Meroune is also known as Mero is the six non-human under the care of Kimihito. Mero has a warm personality, but can often be found fantasizing about falling in love. She is shown to be fascinated with the story, The Little Mermaid, and hopes to experience something akin to that once in her life.

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