The 2nd season of Bastard!! Coming to Netflix in 2023
Warner Bros. Japan announced on Monday that the anime BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- will have a second season titled BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- Requiem of Hell Arc. The company also showed a first teaser and one promotional image, which reveal the return of the main voice cast and production team from the first season, as well as some new members of the additional cast. The Serie will be released directly in Netflix Worldwide throughout this year.
takaharu ozaki (goblin slayer) directs this anime again for the studio Liden Films. Together with him, Yousuke Kuroda (My Hero Academia, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) write the script and Sayaka Ono (Cross Ange: Tenshi to Ryū no Rondo) is in charge of the character design. For his part, yasunori ebina (Naruto) directs the sound and Yasuharu Takanashi (naruto shippuden, Fairy Tail) compose the music. The first season of the anime also debuted on the aforementioned platform in January 2022, publishing its 24 episodes in two batches.
After this announcement, these are the voice actors who join the staff of this animated project:
Takuma Terashima What Joshua Berahia.
shō hayami What Nils John Mifune.
Junichi Suwabe What Yngwei von Mattstrom.
koji yusa What Zion Sol Vanderverg.
On the other hand, the cast of roles in the first season was made up of the following seiyūs:
- Kisho Taniyama What Dark Schneider.
- Tomori Kusunoki What Aunt Noto Yoko.
- hiroki yasumoto What Gara.
- Yoko Hikasa What Arshes Nei.
- Kanae Itō What lucien renlen.
- tomokazu sugita What Abigail.
- kenshō ono What Kall Su.
- Nao Toyama What Sheila Tuel Meta-Ilicana.
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka What Lars.
- Ari Ozawa What Sean Ari.
- Shizuka Itō What Kai Haran.
- Takehito Koyasu What di-amon.
Kazushi Hagiwara started publishing the manga bastard!! at number 14 of the Weekly Shonen Jumppublished in 1988. However, a year later it would go on to continue its publication in the Ultra Jumpalso of Shueisha. Since 2000 it began to be published irregularly, until 2010 when the last chapter came out. Currently the work is still open and has 27 volumes in the Japanese market. Between the years 1992 and 1995 it already received a brief anime adaptation in the form of 6 OVA produced by the studio AIC.
The manga arrived in Spain in 1995 at the hands of Planet DeAgostiniwho edited up to number 25. Later, now under the name of comic planetthe publisher re-released the manga in format kanzenban of a revised edition of the work with original color pages in some chapters, as well as entirely new and redrawn scenes. So far it has 9 volumes in the national market.
Yoko is the daughter of the High Priest of Metalicana and Lucer her adoptive brother, taken in when she was a baby by the High Priest, since within her body she managed to imprison the great black magician Dark Schneider, at the very moment he had resurrected.. As the kingdom of Metalicana is in imminent danger, Yoko is forced to put into operation the secret spell that his father has taught him, in order to free Dark Schneider and for him to fight against the invaders.