Princess Connect! Re:Dive Season 2 Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals January 10 Premiere
The official website for the second television anime season of Cygames' Princess Connect! Re:Dive smartphone game began streaming on Wednesday the second promotional video, and it reveals that Princess Connect! Re:Dive Season 2 will premiere on January 10.
The website streamed two commercials:
The website also streamed a preview of the second season's first episode:
The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, BS11, and KBS Kyoto on January 10 at 12:00 a.m. JST (effectively, January 11), before airing on other networks.
Director Takaomi Kanasaki (KONOSUBA, Is This a Zombie?) is returning to serve as chief director and supervise the series scripts, but the first season's episode director Yasuo Iwamoto is now the director of the new season at Cygames Pictures (Mysteria Friends, Blade Runner: Black Out 2022).
Mai Watanabe joins Satomi Kurita (Hina Logic - from Luck & Logic, Real Girl), Lie Jun Yang (animation director for A Certain Magical Index III), and Yasuyuki Noda (Step Up Love Story, Tantei Opera Milky Holmes: Arsene Karei Naru Yokubō) in designing the characters. Imajin is composing the music.
The season's main cast, who are reprising their roles from the game, includes:
- M.A.O as Pecorine
- Miku Itō as Kokkoro
- Rika Tachibana as Kyaru
- Atsushi Abe as Yūki
The first season premiered in Japan in April 2020.
Cygames announced the game as a sequel to CyberAgent and Cygames' Princess Connect! smartphone game in 2016. The game then launched in February 2018.
In the story of the "anime RPG," the protagonist wakes up with no memories in an unfamiliar location. The protagonist then meets girls and comes closer to uncovering a hidden mystery.
The game inspired a manga adaptation through Cygames' free manga service Cycomics. wEshica/Shōgo is drawing the manga, and Asahiro Kakashi is providing the story.
Sources: Princess Connect! Re:Dive anime's website, Comic Natalie