Rail Romanesque 2 Unveils New PV Trailer, Premieres on October 5

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A new PV trailer has been unveiled for the upcoming Rail Romanesque 2 TV anime series, which is scheduled to premiere on October 5, 2023. 

The new production staff for Rail Romanesque 2 includes Michiru Ebira as director and Tenshou Satou (Gamers!) as character designer. Yokohama Animation Lab and CLOUD HEARTS are handling the animation production for the series, taking over from Saetta.  

Meanwhile, the main voice cast includes Rie Tanaka as Kaniko, Aya Yamane as Noir, Miyuri Shimabukuro as Nako, Rina Hidaka as Torako, Azusa Tadokoro as Kiriko, Kaede Hondo as Umi, Tomori Kusunoki as Mumumu, and Sumire Uesaka as Suzushiro, who reprises her role from the first season. 

An upcoming game titled Rail Romanesque Origin by developer Lose will also be released. The anime itself was inspired by the visual novel Maitetsu, which was originally released for PC in Japan in 2016 and on Steam internationally in 2018. 

The Maitetsu visual novel was followed up by a console release titled Maitetsu -pure station- and a sequel titled Maitetsu: Last Run!! The visual novel has also inspired a manga adaptation.  

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Crunchyroll is streaming season one of Rail Romanesque and describes the synopsis as:

The first Maitetsu Festival, an event for young ladies who represent train engines and railway lines, also known as Railords, has arrived. Inspired by the incoming fleet, Suzushiro decides to host a summit for Railords to share their trains of thought.


Source: Rail Romanesque Official Anime Twitter

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