Giving us the focus and direction without which we will be left knocked down by all the world’s social forces, No Game No Life is one of the best novel series by Yu Kamiya. The series first premiered for the first season on 9 April 2014 and lasted on 25 June 2014.
Now, a question arises among fans that is there any possibility of releasing the No Game No Life season 2? Let’s find out!
A Brief Introduction Regarding the Series
|Total number of Seasons||1|
|Total number of Episodes||12 episodes|
|First Episode Date||9 April 2014|
|Final Episode Date||25 June 2014|
|Written By||Jukki Hanada|
|Directed By||Astuko Ishizuka|
Will there be a Season 2 of No Game No Life?
Several factors like popularity, availability of enough sources and sales will influence whether there will be a second season or not. Firstly, if we talk about the availability of enough source material, the series is adapted from a light novel, not manga.
Originally, it was going to be a manga series, but it didn’t as the author got sick. Due to his health issues, the series has to face a lot of delays. But still, it was ongoing. In February 2023, the latest volume of 12 came out.
Season 1 adapted 1-3 volumes and the movie adapted volume 6. The upcoming season 2 can cover 4-5 volumes. So we can say that there is enough source material left for the second season.
Talking about the popularity and sales, the first season and movie of the series caught a massive popularity and fan base. It was said the Blu-ray sales for both season 1 and the movie were mind-boggling.
Roughly 8800 Blu-ray copies were sold for the first season and almost 45,000 copies were sold for the movie. It clearly shows that the series has earned more than enough to release the second season.
NO GAME NO LIFE from author Yuu Kamiya (@yuukamiya68) and artist Mashiro Hiiragi (@u2603), coming Oct. 2014! pic.twitter.com/vSY1zMflmz
— Seven Seas Entertainment (@gomanga) March 24, 2014
What will be the No Game No Life Season 2 Release Date?
It is confirmed that the series’ second season will happen. But the release date hasn’t been announced by the makers yet. It’s hard to say when the official confirmation regarding the release date will arrive.
For now, we can only presume that the series will take one or two years to get renewed for a second season.
Expected Cast for Season 2
|Izuna Hatsuse||Miyuki Sawashiro|
|Stephanie Dola||Yoko Hikasa|
|Fiel Nirvalen||Mamiko Noto|
|Chlammy Zell||Yuka Iguchi|
|Former King||Jun Fukushima|
What will be the Plot?
If there will be a second season of the series, it must go by the light novel and manga stories. There are already about six books from which season 2 can derive its content. However, the ending of season 1 didn’t quite follow the stories mentioned in the Light novels and saw a slight distraction.
The ending scene portrays the defeat of the Elkian Empire. Afterwards, Sora and Shiro call another great God for challenging them to a game that does not go according to the original story of Kamiya’s novel.
Therefore, following the story ahead of the sixth volume of the light novel, Shiro and Sora would most likely take over the empire of the dhampir and sirens. The dhampirs have a vampire-like existence in the new world along with their female mermaid-like partners called siren.
The new season will feature the duo as the saviour of the dhampir and siren race from getting extinct.
However, season 2 might also distract from the light novel story and bring in new surprising scenes.
Why is it taking so Long to Release the Second Season?
The reason behind this can be the pause on the series at a time and no one knew whether the light novel would ever return. It happened as the author was suffering from severe health issues.
And the upcoming second season is depending on whether the light novel will resume publishing. But the latest news is that the author is very well and now the series is getting back on track.
There was another reason that a Japanese illustrator claimed that episode 7 of the series was a copy of his original work, which led to conflicts between the makers and the illustrator.
As a result, the creators decided to step away from the series and pursue other projects. But now it seems that things are sorted between them. Therefore, the second season is expected to be coming out anytime soon.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Will there ever be a Second Season of No Game No Life?
As we have already told, the first season and movie performed really well and the sales were also fantastic. So there are possibilities that there will be a season 2. But the release date hasn’t been announced yet.
2. Why did the Series stop Airing after Season 1?
Several reasons caused the series to stop airing after season 1. One was the author facing health issues and the other was the conflicts between an illustrator and makers regarding the copied content in episode 7.
But it is being said that things are going well and the series is getting back on track now.
3. When was No Game No Life Season 1 Premiered?
Season 1 premiered on 9 April 2014 to 25 June 2014.
After a long time, the No Game No Life is finally arriving with a second season. But the makers haven’t announced the release date. We have to wait a little bit more.
Stay tuned with MediumBuzz and be the first to know the official release date.
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