Shangri-La Frontier Reveals 2nd Cour PV Trailer, Broadcast Schedule & New Theme Songs

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A new PV trailer for the currently airing Shangri-La Frontier anime series has been revealed, showcasing its upcoming broadcast schedule and new opening and ending themes. The anime first premiered on October 1, 2023 and will run for a total of 25 episodes. 

There will be no new broadcast of the anime on December 31, 2023. The series will continue with the 14th episode on January 7, 2024, before taking a break on the week of January 14, 2023 in lieu of special programming. Episode 15 will then air on January 21, 2024. 

Meanwhile, the new opening theme for the second cour is “Danger Danger” by FZMZ feat. icy and the new ending theme is “Gajumaru ~Heaven in the Rain~” by ReoNa

Aside from Crunchyroll, Shangri-La Frontier is also streaming on Bilibili and the Muse Asia YouTube channel outside of Japan.

Toshiyuki Kubooka (Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina) is serving as director, with Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina) as series screenwriter and scriptwriter, Ayumi Kurashima (Nomad: Megalo Box 2 character designer) as character designer and chief animation director, and MONACA (Assassins Pride) as music composer. C2C is handling the animation production for the series.  

Other staff include Hiroki Ikeshita (Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina storyboarder and episode director) as assistant director, Satoshi Sakai (The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed By Light action animation director) as action and effects animator, Masato Takagi (Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina) as color designer, and Hikaru Yamamoku (ONE PIECE Vol.100/Ep.1000 Celebration Movies “WE ARE ONE.” assistant photography director) as compositing director. 

The anime’s main voice cast includes: 

  • • Yuuma Uchida as Sunraku/Rakuro Hizutome
  • • Azumi Waki as Psyger-0/Rei Saiga
  • • Youko Hikasa as Arthur Pencilgon/Towa Amane
  • • Makoto Koichi as OiKatzo/Kei Uomi
  • • Rina Hidaka as Emul
  • • Akio Ootsuka as Weiss Ash
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Shangri-La Frontier is based on the manga series written by Katarina and drawn by Ryousuke Fuji, which was first serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine under the KC Deluxe label on July 15, 2020. Sixteen tankoubon volumes have been released as of December 2023. The manga adapts the original 2017 web novel story from Shousetsuka ni Narou. 

Crunchyroll describes the anime’s synopsis as:

“When was the last time I played a game that wasn’t crap?” This is a world in the near future where games that use display screens are classified as retro. Anything that can’t keep up with state-of-the-art VR technology is called a “crap game,” and you see a large number of crap games coming out.

Those who devote their lives to clearing these games are called “crap-game hunters,” and Rakuro Hizutome is one of them. The game he’s chosen to tackle next is Shangri-La Frontier, a “god-tier game” that has a total of thirty million players. Online friends… An expansive world… Encounters with rivals… These are changing Rakuro and all the other players’ fates! The best game adventure tale by the strongest “crap game” player begins now!


Source: Shangri-La Frontier Official Anime Twitter

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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