Interesteing news today coming from the official website for the anime adaptation of Nanbaka. The second season of the series has been confirmed to be a part of the 2017 Winter anime season and will begin airing in January of next year. The more interesting development is just how the show will be airing.
From what we’ve gathered, it sounds like Nanbaka season 2 will be airing exclusively online rather than as part of a traditional block on television. The official site also released a promotional image for the second season of Nanbaka which you can see below:
While the method of airing in Japan has changed, overseas it doesn’t sound like it’s going to be so different. Crunchyroll has confirmed that it will be simulcasting the series as it airs, just as it did for the first season.
Nanbaka is based on the manga series of the same name by author Shō Futamata. The series has been a part of Comico magazine since October of 2013 and has released three volumes since it’s first release.
The first season of the anime adaption of Nanbaka is currently airing as part of the Fall 2016 anime season. The series is slated to run for a total of thirteen episodes and is currently being simulcast by Crunchyroll as the series airs in Japan. For those unfamiliar with the series, Crunchyroll provides a description of the first season of Nanbaka:
Four men are assigned to Nanba, the world’s most formidable prison. Jyugo, a man who attempted to break out of prison and ended up extending his jail time; Uno, a man who likes to gamble with women; Rock, a man who likes to get into fights; and Nico, a man who likes anime. A super exciting action comedy about the daily lives of the prison’s inmates and guards.