Muse Asia introduced final Friday that it has licensed the second season of Kaginado (Key, Etc.), the primary crossover anime collection that includes the franchises by Visual ArtsKey model. Muse Asia will announce distribution particulars for the anime at a later date.

The season will premiere in Japan on April 12. Six characters from the 2010 anime Angel Beats! will seem within the second season:

  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Yuzuru Otonashi
  • Harumi Sakurai as Yuri Nakamura
  • Kana Hanazawa as Tenshi
  • Ryohei Kimura as Hideki Hinata
  • Megumi Ogata as Ayato Naoi
  • Eri Kitamura as Yui

The first 12-episode Kaginado anime season premiered on Tokyo MX on October 12. The anime streamed in varied areas worldwide by means of Crunchyroll, Funimation, HIDIVE, Wakanim, Aniplus Asia, bilibili, and Muse Asia.

Kazuya Sakamoto (Tabi-Hani) directed the primary season at LIDEN FILMS Kyoto Studio. Takashi Aoshima (Rewrite episode script author) was was the chief author, and penned the scripts alongside KAI and Tōya Okano. Eriko Haga designed the characters. Kazunari Araki was credited for prop design. Yukihiro Shibutani was the artwork director, whereas Asami Kitsukawa was the colour designer. Tomoaki Suzuki was the compositing director of pictures. Kazuo Kajikawa was credited for modifying. Akane Maeda was the sound director. Tohoku Shinsha Studio was credited for sound manufacturing. Visual Arts/Key was credited for the music.

(*2*)The chibi-character anime is a crossover of a few of Key‘s hottest visible novel and anime titles, together with Kanon, Air, Clannad, Little Busters!, Rewrite, and planetarian.

Among the franchises within the crossover anime, famous Key author Jun Maeda wrote the unique visible novels for all however Rewrite, and likewise labored on the music for all of them (together with Rewrite).

Kanon debuted in 1999, whereas Air debuted in 2000, and Clannad in 2004. Kanon had two tv anime variations: the primary by Toei Animation in 2002, and the second by Kyoto Animation in 2006. Kyoto Animation tailored Air right into a tv anime in 2005 as considered one of its first full productions as a studio, and Toei Animation additionally tailored it into an anime movie in the identical yr. Kyoto Animation additionally animated the 2007 tv anime of Clannad.

Little Busters! debuted in 2007, with J.C. Staff‘s anime adaptation premiering in 2012. Rewrite debuted in 2011, with the tv anime by 8-Bit premiering in 2016. planetarian additionally impressed an anime in 2016.

Source: Muse Asia‘s YouTube channel