Edens Zero Season 2 Reveals New OP Artist

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Tani Yuuki has been revealed as the next opening theme song artist for Edens Zero Season 2. Yuuki’s new single “Kaibutsu” will be used as the opening song.

“Kaibutsu” is set to be released digitally on June 28 and sold physically on July 26.

Edens Zero Season 2 began airing in Japan on April 1 (effectively April 2 at 12:55 AM JST). The first season premiered in Japan in April 2021; Netflix released the first 12 episodes internationally in August and the remaining 13 in November.

Edens Zero is an adaptation of the manga by Fairy Tail‘s Hiro Mashima, which began in 2018 and has 26 tankoubon volumes as of April 2023. The manga is serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine and published under the Kodansha Comics label. 

Kodansha USA describes the manga as:

At Granbell Kingdom, an abandoned amusement park, Shiki has lived his entire life among machines. But one day, Rebecca and her cat companion Happy appear at the park’s front gates. Little do these newcomers know that this is the first human contact Granbell has had in a hundred years! As Shiki stumbles his way into making new friends, his former neighbors stir at an opportunity for a robo-rebellion … And when his old homeland becomes too dangerous, Shiki must join Rebecca and Happy on their spaceship and escape into the boundless cosmos.

Reprising their roles from Season 1 are Shinji Ishihira as chief director, Mitsutaka Hirota as series composer, Yurika Sako as character designer, and Shunya Kikuchi as sub-character designer. Toshinori Watanabe (Teppen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: Laughing ’til You Cry) replaced the late Yuji Suzuki as director. J.C.Staff is the animation production company.

The returning cast includes Takuma Terashima as Shiki Granbell, Mikako Komatsu as Rebecca Bluegarden, Rie Kugimiya as Happy, Hiromichi Tezuka as Weisz, Shiori Izawa as Pino, Shiki Aoki as Homura, Taiten Kusunoki as Drakken, and Honoka Inoue as Xiaomei. Season 2 saw the introduction of Taku Yashiro as Laguna, Rumi Ookubo as Sylph, Toshiki Masuda as Fie, and Atsushi Imaruoka as Daichi.


Source: @EDENSZERO_PJ

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