Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress stands out from the rest of the anime as an original anime series with no adaptations made from manga or any other source material. Ichirō Ōkouchi is the writer, and Tetsuro Araki directed the anime that made its debut on April 8, 2016. Also, Fuji TV first telecasted the show.
This anime is one of the finest dark fantasy anime series with a post-apocalyptic theme from Wit Studio. Moreover, the anime’s first season won many awards for its compulsive post-apocalyptic story frame during the year 2016.
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Therefore, following the anime’s third movie back on May 10, 2019, we haven’t heard anything about the show’s continuation so far. Hence, fans are curious about the release of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress season 2.
In this article, we will discuss every aspect related to the airing of the second season of the extraordinarily grasping anime of the last decade.
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Countries: JapanLanguages: Japanese
When Will Kabaneri of The Iron Fortress Season 2 Make Its Debut?
Two years have passed since the last release from the makers of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress. Thus, a second season of the anime is highly anticipating, and speculations are growing among fans. However, there is no official declaration regarding making a season 2 of the original anime series from Wit Studio.
The anime is independent of any source material like manga or light novel. Therefore it is difficult to predict the possibility of its second season. Moreover, we have no relevant clue or updates from the show’s creators mentioning the second season. Hence, we can’t rely on any other factors determining a second season debut.
Although, the acclaimed worldwide streaming network Netflix had earlier released the movie in three separate segments. Thus, Netflix might have indicated a whole season of content that might stream in the future. Instead of just three episodes, perhaps if the prior engages enough viewers.
The movie Battle of Unato, premiered on Netflix on September 19, 2019. Thereafter, no subsequent hints of new releases came from the show makers of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress. Also, there is no official announcement so far regarding the featuring of its further sequel.
Hence, following Netflix’s way of featuring the show as a season, we can somewhat presume that season 2 will air soon. Moreover, we are assuming that an entire season of the series might follow in Netflix shortly. After considering the show’s popularity on streaming platforms.
Sales and Profit Information of The Anime
For anime sequel making, the revenue generated in the previous seasons plays a vital role in determining its further continuation. However, Kabeneri of the Iron Fortress stands up to be a box-office hit. The total revenue in the box office hit around a 100million yen in Japan.
Also, the disc sales did exceptionally well, with over 7778 units sale in the first week of season one. Similarly, a total of 6100 copies made their sale in Japan, which is an excellent start to any anime.
The English dub of the movie is available on Funimation. Also, the original Japanese audio version is available in CrunchyRoll and Amazon Prime, along with English subtitles. Moreover, Netflix streamed the 81-minute movie in three separate episodes.
Thus, season one and its subsequent movies also made a whooping profit from streaming platforms. Hence, considering the above factors, there is a bright chance of the season 2 airing.
The anime’s popularity is further enhanced with the release of a Game on December 19, 2018. The game is available for both Android and iOS users.
Any reliable information regarding the continuation season of Kabaneri of the Iron fortress shall be updated in this article. Stay tuned!
What Is the Story That Follows in Kabaneri Of the Iron Fortress?
The story revolves around a fierce theme of a post-apocalyptic world. The commoners are facing the horrors of an industrial revolution that backfire in Japan.
The introduction of peculiar viruses ravages the cities transforming infected humans into Kabane, a zombie-like species. The Kabanes are the primary threat of the story. Moreover, they are strong enough with a shielded heart that makes them hard to kill. The devilish creatures can only be eliminated if their shinny shielded heart is penetrated or if their head is chopped off. Hence, humans are on the verge of extinction. As a result, of the fast-paced contamination that is prevailing in the cities of Japan.
Therefore, the people have taken refuge in high-walled fortresses. Also, they are resorting to safer modes of travel in armored steam trains. However, the safety of the survivors didn’t last long when one sudden day, a group of Kabane hijacks a locomotive and take control of the Aragane station.
Ikoma, a young engineer from the city of Aragane, is the protagonist of the show. He stands up to fight the Kabanes instead of running away from their attack. Ikoma has engineered the making of a weapon specifically meant to terminate the Kabanes by paralyzing their heart. However, in the attempt of investigating the efficiency of the weapon, Ikoma gets infected. Although he survived the contamination partly and took the form of Kabaneri, half-human and half Kabane.
Ikoma and another fellow kabaneri Mimou, along with other survivors aboard the shielded train, Koutetsujo, to reach their destination, Kongokaku. However, their journey imposes constant threats from the kabana and the ongoers struggle to survive the difficult situation.
Therefore, it will be exciting to see the survivor’s conquest in protecting the human species from extinction in season 2.
Cast and Characters of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Season 2
If there’s a season 2, then the story of the revolt against the Kabane, from the first season will continue. Therefore, most likely, we will get to see familiar characters in the next sequel. Only a handful of characters has imposed a stronghold on building the plot of the series. Namely;
Ikoma – Tasuku Hatanaka and Robbie diamond are the voice artist for this character. Ikoma leads the character of a young protagonist in the show. He is an ambitious and intelligent engineer working as a train operator. Moreover, his daring nature, confronted with extreme wit, makes him an absolute savior of the people of Aragami. Also, he is the inventor of the weapon that can kill the Kabanes by piercing through their hearts.
Mumei – Sayaka Senbongi and Jenice Kawaye are the voice artists for the character. Mumei takes the side of Ikoma during their fight against the Kabanes. She is a mysterious character with no backstory; however, she is also a Kabaneri, unlike Ikoma. Also, Mumei is exceptionally skilled in the practice of effectively killing Kabanes.
Ayame Yomogawa – Maya Uchida, and Veronica Taylor are the voice artists. Ayame is the eldest daughter of the Yomogawa family that runs the Aragami station. She is featured as a character resorting to reasonable means of defense tactics. Moreover, she is good at collaborating with other survivors. Therefore, she becomes the head among the survivors inside Koutetsujo. Also, she is a skillful archer and uses a bow that activates on using steam as a power source.
Kurusu – Toshiki Mashuda and Jamieson Price are the voice overcasts. Kurusu is the personal bodyguard of Ayame. He is very loyal and honest to his mistress Ayame and also a proficient and noble swordsman.
Other Characters of The Anime
Apart from these main characters, other side characters will possibly come back in the next sequel. Hence, some of the character’s names are Takumi, Kajika, Yukina, Sukari, Kibito, Suzuki, Biba Amatori, Horobi, Uruyuu and Kageyuki.
Also see, about the first season of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress
|Producer||Koji Yamamoto, George wada, Yuka Okayasu, Yohei Sintaku|
|Music By||Hiroyuki Sawano|
|No of Episodes||Twelve|
|Original Run||April 8, 2016 – June 30, 2016|
What Will Be the Plot of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Season 2? Spoilers Alert!
Since there is no evident source material for the anime, the plot of season 2 becomes unpredictable. However, the ending of the first season indicates that the story of saving humanity from extinction will continue.
The first season’s story has left a lasting impact among its fan with a typical zombie-horror sequence. We won’t be giving you unnecessary spoilers unless there is any relevant information about the plot. Also, the creators of the show and major critics are silent on the sequel since 2019.
However, if season 2 premiers, it will be exciting to see the Kabaneris fight the Kabanes. Also, the Kabaneris have a weapon now that can effectively defeat the Kabanes, and the support of other survivors.
The new season will rest assured with its new thrilling scenes that make you jump up from your position. Unlike the first season, we can presume that the new season’s story will be equally grasping.
Therefore, fans are requested to wait for any official announcement or updates, which will be updated in this article.
There is a very good probability for Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Season 2 airing soon. Although the movies didn’t perform well, the season was a mind blogger for every anime lover. With all the intertwining thriller sequences that follow in the first season, the anime has earned a lot of fame. Thus, a second season becomes an absolute need in the world of anime.
Therefore, viewers must keep calm and wait for any official notice or rumors regarding a second season. Any further relevant updates surrounding the release of a second season will be written in this article in due time.
However, fans can always binge-watch their favorite characters from previous episodes, conquering the revolutionary after-effects repeatedly for the time being.