In Another World With My Smartphone Season 2 Trailer, Main Visual Released

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The first full-length trailer and main visual for In Another World With My Smartphone Season 2 have been released. An April Japanese premiere date was revealed as well.

The anime is based on the Hobby Japan-published light novel series written by Batora Fuyuhara and illustrated by Eiji Usatsuka. The In Another World With My Smartphone book series, which are published under the HJ Novels label, began in 2015 and has 27 volumes as of October 2022.

J Novel Club describes the light novels as:

After a freak accident involving some lightning winds up zapping him dead, 15-year-old Mochizuki Touya wakes up to find himself face-to-face with God. “I am afraid to say that I have made a bit of a blunder…” laments the old coot. But all is not lost! God says that he can reincarnate Touya into a world of fantasy, and as a bonus, he gets to bring his smartphone along with! So begins Touya’s adventure in a new, anachronistic pseudo-medieval world. Friends! Laughs! Tears! Inexplicable Deus ex Machina! He sets off on a journey full of wonder as he absentmindedly travels from place to place, following whatever goal catches his fancy. The curtains lift on an epic tale of swords, sorcery, and smartphone apps!

In Another World With My Smartphone Season 2 features a different staff lineup and animation production studio than the 12-episode first season from 2017. Yoshiaki Iwasaki (Monster Girl Doctor) is directing with Deko Akao (When Will Ayumu Make His Move?) as series composer and scriptwriter, Chinatsu Kameyama (Kemono Michi: Rise Up co-sub character designer) as character designer and chief animation director, Eiji Iwase (Tamayomi) as art director, Eiko Nishi (The Detective Is Already Dead) as color designer, Yutaka Kurosawa (Combatants Will Be Dispatched!) as photography director, and Kei Yoshikawa (Love of Kill) and Yamada Kouhei as music composers.  J.C.STAFF is producing.

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Meanwhile, the returning cast includes Katsumi Fukuhara as Touya Mochizuki, Marika Kouno as Yumina Ernea Belfast, Maaya Uchida as Elze Silhoueska, Yui Fukuo as Linze Silhoueska, Chinatsu Akasaki as Yae Kokonoe, Nanami Yamashita as Sushie Ernea Ortlinde, and Sumire Uesaka as Leen. New additions to the cast for Season 2 include Miyu Takagi as Lucia Rea Regulus, Yuu Serizawa as Hildegard Minas Lestia, and Miyu Kubota as Sakura. 

In Another World With My Smartphone began as a web novel on Shousetsuka ni Narou in 2013. A Kadokawa-published manga adaptation by Soto began in 2016. Yen Press publishes the manga in English.


Sources: In Another World With My Smartphone anime YouTube channel, @isesumaofficial

Melvyn originally wanted to write about video games, so he spent a few years, starting from his college days, doing so. He still likes video games, but now focuses on writing anime-related news content and the occasional review for Anime Trending. Some of his free time is spent self-learning Japanese, both out of interest in the language and because English-translated light novels and manga are expensive.
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