‘Gleipnir’ started off as one of the strangest anime of this season. Its characters were not likable, its premise seemed too mundane, and its visuals were not for the weak-hearted. But as the season progressed further, the horror anime managed to garner a pretty huge fanbase with its depiction of morbid yet intriguing adventures of two not-so-ordinary high school kids. Since its first season is not over, fans of the show must now be wondering if it will ever return with a new season. Well, here’s everything you need to know about ‘Gleipnir Season 2.’
Gleipnir Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?
‘Gleipnir’ season 1 premiered on April 5, 2020, and with a total of 13 episodes, it finished airing on June 28, 2020. The first season of the anime ends on somewhat of an inconclusive note and even introduces new characters in its final moments. This suggests that the creators of the show do have another season in mind. Pine Jam Studio, which has animated the first season of ‘Gleipnir’, has previously produced some other popular anime like ‘Gamers.‘ However, the studio has not renewed any of its previous anime for a second season. Even so, since ‘Gleipnir’ is now easily one of the most well-received anime the studio has created, it is possible that the studio might make an exception with this one.
As you may already know, ‘Gleipnir’ is an adaptation of a manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Sun Takeda. As of 2020, the manga has a total of 8 published volumes and has been in publication since 2015. Out of these 8 volumes, the first season of the anime adapts 6 volumes, which only leaves two volumes worth of content for its second season. So clearly, for now, because of a lack of source material content, it seems less likely that ‘Gleipnir’ will be renewed anytime soon. Although it is among the most popular anime of this season, it probably won’t be renewed until its mangaka comes out with at least three more volumes. Assuming that these three new volumes will be available by the end of 2021, we can expect Gleipnir Season 2 to release sometime in 2022.
Gleipnir English Dub
You can watch ‘Gleipnir’ on Funimation with its original Japanese audio and English subtitles.
Gleipnir Season 2 Plot: What can it be about?
Considering how the first season ends and the story that lies ahead in the next two volumes of the manga, season 2 will begin will Shuichi, Claire, and Tadanori Sanbe setting out to the crash site of the alien ship that caused all this mess on their planet. However, the journey towards it won’t be easy. On their way, they’ll encounter two guardians, one of whom, will be a sword-wielding warrior while the other will be a strange girl who gets mysterious abilities from reptiles. While this battle will be extremely challenging, they’ll later come across Kaito who is able to use his abilities to bring the dead back to life. As a result, defeating Kaito’s army of the dead will be close to impossible.
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