The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 release date is approaching and a new promotional image teases what the dark fantasy isekai has in store.
According to Anime News Network, the main visual promises an action-packed story as it sees multiple characters holding weapons. Furthermore, it sees protagonist Cid Kagenou in the center with a sullen expression and an unconscious woman in his arms in a startling manner.
However, the new image isn’t the first look at the upcoming season that The Eminence in Shadow fans will get. HIDIVE, which will air Season 2, has released a trailer that highlights that story’s unique blend of comedy and extreme suspense. Furthermore, another trailer released earlier this year introduced the main setting of the new season – Lawless City in a dark atmosphere. It also introduces the three rulers of the location: Tyrant, Progenitor Vampire, and Spirit Fox.
Based on the light novel series of the same name by Daisuke Aizawa, the anime The Eminence in Shadow begins like many entries in the isekai genre, with a seemingly normal child being hit by a truck, passing away, and being transported to a different world. fiction. Reincarnated as Cid, the teenager becomes the leader of a secret organization, known as Shadow Garden, that seeks to defeat the evil Cult of Diablos. However, Aizawa’s storytelling has a unique twist on the genre’s popular formula; While said cult is certainly a real threat to the magical world and its people, Cid operates under the belief that everything is just an elaborate role-playing game played by his new friends. he orchestrated.
Produced by studio Nexus (Chivalry of a Failed Knight), directed by Kazuya Nakanishi (Darwin’s Game) and written by Kanichi Katou (Welcome to Demon School, Iruma-kun), the first season of The Eminence in Shadow was released. fall 2022 anime lineup. Seiichirō Yamashita (Suppose a Kid From the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town) will once again voice Cid Kagenou in Season 2 alongside Asami Seto (The Rising of the Shield Hero ) as Alpha and Ayaka Asai (Sound! Euphonium) as Zeta.
Both Aizawa’s light novel distributed in North America by Yen Press and Nexus’ anime performed well. In terms of the former, more than five million copies were in circulation globally as of earlier this month, and in terms of the latter, nearly 5,000 home video releases of Part 1 have been sold.
The Eminence in Shadow Season 2 will release on October 4.
Source: Anime News Network