Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Season 2: Attack on Titan fame, Wit Studio, is responsible for airing Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress. The show is based on a completely new original story. The first episode premiered in April 2016. It consisted of a total of 12 episodes. Additionally, three anime movies based on the same universe have been dispatched in the theatres. The first two ones complete a single large storyline. The last film, The Battle of Unato, released a couple of years back. Sometime later, it was also launched on Netflix.
What can we expect from the second season of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress? Check out all the important details below!
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: Synopsis
The story is set in a fictional world where a strange virus turns all the humans into Kabane (corpses). There is no way one can kill a Kabane without removing its head or butchering its golden heart. However, they are difficult to slaughter. A team of warriors, Bushi, is responsible for controlling their adverse effects and eliminating them. But their weapons are not efficient enough to give them an advantage over those undead creatures. As a result, innocent people are left with no choice but to create safe havens on an island named Hinomoto.
One day, the leading character, Ikoma, gets an opportunity to examine his anti-Kabane weapon. But things change dramatically for him after getting infected with the virus. However, his body shows great signs of resistance against the virus. That’s why he doesn’t convert fully into a Kabane. He becomes much more of a human-Kabane hybrid. Ikoma, along with the remaining people, gets on a journey to find another safe shelter.
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Season 2: Expected Plot
The last episode of the anime gave a satisfying and emotional conclusion to the show. As we mentioned above, it takes its inspiration from an original story. It means that the makers do not have any source material for anime adaptation. Yes, we have its manga series. But it was published after the arrival of the debut season. It does not have anything new to offer.
We do not think that makers are going to return to their respective duties for developing Season 2. Even if they return, we can expect new dangers and adventures in the life of Ikoma and the rest of the human survivors.
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Season 2: Cast
It will be a miracle if the show gets renewed for a second season. If it does, expect to see the following characters in the show:
- Ikoma: A young and talented engineer who works at Aragane Station. He, along with Takumi, develop a piercing gun to slay the Kabane. (Voiced by: Tasuku Hatanaka)
- Mumei: An expert fighter who knows how to kill the Kabane properly. She belongs to the group of Kabaneri. (Voiced by: Sayaka Senbongi)
- Ayame: She takes the leadership of Aragane Station from her father when the latter gets infected with the virus. Despite being a member of a noble family, she is kind and understanding. (Voiced by: Maaya Uchida)
- Kurusu: He is Ayame’s personal bodyguard and a proud Bushi. (Voiced by: Toshiki Masuda)
- Kajika: A close friend of Ikoma and Takumi. She possesses a warm heart and oversees those orphans who lost their parents to the Kabane.
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Season 2: Release Date
The producers and Wit Studio have shown no interest in developing a second season. They are tight-lipped regarding the possible future of the show. Additionally, they do not have any source material. They are left with no alternative except to develop a new storyline. More than five years have passed since the premiere of the first instalment. Still, we do not have any information regarding the arrival of Season 2. It seems like the fans are not going to get another entry of the anime.
Where to watch Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress?
Viewers can watch the anime show on Amazon Prime Video or Crunchyroll. They can also visit Funimation to do the same.