The Aquatope on White Sand has received a trailer for its second cour, offering a preview of protagonist Kukuru’s future experiences as well as new characters. It also received a new key visual and character visuals.
The new cast includes Mikako Komatsu as Kaoru Shimabukuro, Kiyono Yasuno as Akari Maeda, Nao Tōyama as Marina Yonekura, Yusuke Nagano as Eiji Higa, Masaki Terasoma as Akira Hoshino, Satoshi Hino as Tetsuji Suwa, and Shūhei Sakaguchi as Bondo Garandō.
The Aquatope on White Sand follows high school girl Kukuru, who is the acting director of Gama Gama Aquarium. Kukuru is deeply attached to the aquarium, which faces closure and occasionally has supernatural happenings going on. One day, she meets Fūka, a former idol who fled from Tokyo to Okinawa and requests to work at the aquarium.
The anime’s staff includes Toshiya Shinohara (Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea) as director, Yūko Kakihara (Chihayafuru 3) as series composer, U35 (Lapis Re:LiGHTS) as the original character designer, Yuki Akiyama (Iroduku: The World in Colors) as character designer and chief animation director, Kurumi Suzuki (The Day I Became a God) as art director, Naomi Nakano (Kemono Jihen) as color designer, Satoshi Namiki (Appare-Ranman!) as photography director, and Yoshiaki Dewa (Iroduku: The World in Colors) as music composer. P.A.WORKS is the animation production company.
Meanwhile, the cast includes Miku Itō as Kukuru, Rikako Aida as Fuuka, Azumi Waki as Tsukimi, Lynn as Karin, Yōhei Azakami as Kūya, and Shimba Tsuchiaa as Kai.
Sources: DMM pictures YouTube channel, The Aquatope on White Sand website