It has been announced that the Summer 2016 anime New Game! will be getting a second season! The announcement was made directly by the anime’s cast at a fan event on February 12! It was met with a huge amount of cheers from the audience.
They second season was also announced on their official website with a large visual of Aoba and the Eagle Jump cat, Mozuku. Aoba’s super excited expression is getting us super excited for Season 2!
The anime New Game! is based on the 4-panel manga that is currently being serialised in the manga magazine Manga Time Kirara Carat. It is written by Shotaro Tokuno, who also wrote the script for the anime, and has a lot of involvement in the series.
The story follows Aoba Suzukaze, who enters the game company ‘Eagle Jump’, whose games she loved as a child. We can also see her interactions with her seniors at the company, such as Ko Yagami and Rin Toyama. Aoba is nervous about her first job, but with the help of her co-workers she is able to grow. It’s a ‘girls’ comedy’ that follows the everyday lives of the people working at the game company.
Aoba is played by Yuki Takada. The cast features many young voice actresses such as Megumi Yamaguchi, Megumi Toda, Ayumi Takeo! The director is Yoshiyuki Fujiwara, who is known for works such as GJ Club and Engaged to the Unidentified. The series composer is Fumihiko Shino, who also worked on Kanon and Clannad. The animation is produced by Doga Kobo.
There is also a lively unit formed by the main case, called foufolium. The unit performed the theme song for the anime, and their new mini album Now Singing♪♪♪♪ was just released on February 8!
Information on the broadcast of the anime has yet to be announced, so stayed tuned to find out more!