Takemitchy is hopeful after being overwhelmed up as typical. Pic credit score: Crunchyroll
As the Tokyo Revengers anime TV present prepares to make its triumphant comeback with the discharge of Tokyo Revengers Season 2: Christmas Showdown Arc in early 2023, the Walt Disney Company has now revealed that the collection might be heading to Disney+ and different premium streaming companies internationally!
Because it differed from many different motion collection in its first season, the anime adaptation of Ken Wakui’s unique manga collection generated a number of buzz amongst followers. But the present now has a brand new streaming residence as the discharge of the brand new episodes attracts close to.
This unique streaming deal is simply the primary amongst many. Disney and Japanese manga writer Kodansha have been partnered because the Nineteen Fifties when standard Disney characters had been first tailored into the manga format. This collaboration has been expanded since Disney will now have unique streaming licensing rights to all anime primarily based on manga printed by Kodansha.
Tokyo Revengers is coming to Disney+ worldwide, however what concerning the USA?
Disney has revealed that they’ve acquired the worldwide unique license for the upcoming season, which can premiere in 2023, although there’s nonetheless no particular launch date for Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown Arc simply but. The firm will broadcast it on totally different platforms worldwide, together with Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
Check out the official announcement beneath on the Disney+ Japanese Twitter account:
Disney hasn’t confirmed their plans for the North American launch as of this writing. There are two doable outcomes right here, one in every of which is a much less palatable various.
It’s doable that the discharge plan for Tokyo Revengers Season 2 might be like Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War, which is launched each week on Disney+ worldwide as new episodes air in Japan whereas the United States territory is restricted to Hulu USA.
The different risk is that Disney will launch their anime exclusives in batches for binge-watching relatively than weekly. Several seasonal anime from 2022 that debuted solely on Disney+ in Japan (corresponding to Summer Time Rendering) are nonetheless unavailable on Disney+ USA or Hulu USA as of the time of this writing. However, Disney will reveal further data at a later time.
There are extra upcoming Tokyo Revengers initiatives
Seven new novels may also be launched in January 2023 as a part of the Tokyo Revengers franchise along with Studio Liden Films’ adaptation of the already accomplished Tokyo Revengers manga collection. The studio can be recognized for creating the critically acclaimed Call of the Night anime.
Tokyo Revengers Season 2 will adapt the manga’s Christmas Showdown storyline and have a number of brand-new characters. Kokonoi Hajime, voiced by Platinum End’s Natsuki Hanae, and Inui Seisyu, portrayed by Komi Can’t Communicate’s Junya Enoki, are among the many characters on this record.
Moreover, for Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown, Takemichi, and Hinata’s respective roles have been reprised by Yuki Shin (Edens Zero) and Azumi Waki (My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!). Character designers Keiko Ta (Ace Attorney) and Kenichi Onuki (My Hero Academia), director Koichi Hatsumi (Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I – The Egg of the King), and composer Hiroaki Tsutsumi (My Senpai Is Annoying) are additionally again from Season 1.
MangaPlaza offers Wakui’s Tokyo Revengers manga, and Crunchyroll remains to be streaming the anime’s first season.