Herewith an update on another upcoming anime of 2021. The official website of the anime World Trigger has set its date to release its second season. The second season of World Trigger will broadcast on 9th January 2021. Furthermore, it has revealed an additional six members as a part of the cast along with a teaser video.
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Moreover, the official YouTube channel of Toei Animation held a special live distribution program on 30th October. The YouTube live was to provide the latest information on the second season of the television anime. The anime will be broadcasted at 1:30 every Saturday at midnight on TV Asahi in the NUMAnimation programming block.
The additional six newly announced cast members are Hisao Egawa as Gatlin, Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Ratarikov, Mie Sonozaki as Wen Sō, Kenjiro Tsuda as Koskero, Ayumu Murase as Reghindetz, and Ryoko Shiraishi as Yomi.
About the Manga
Morio Hatano is directing the anime series. He has previously worked in Star Twinkle Precure, the first season of Saint Seiya Omega, and Future Trunk Saga of Dragon Ball Super. Hiroyuki Yoshino is in charge of supervising the script of the series. Toshihisa Kaiya is responsible for designing the characters. Kenji Kawai is composing the music.
World Trigger is a Japanese manga series. Wārudo Torigā is its other name. Daisuke Ashihara has written and illustrated the manga series. The manga was firstly serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 2013. The manga continued till November 2018. Later it transferred to Jump Square from December 2018. Shueisha has compiled the manga into 22 tankōbon volumes as known of 2020. Further, Viz Media has licensed the manga in the English language. The manga has also inspired video game launched in 2015.