Bofuri: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, So I’ll Max Out My Defense is a very popular light novel series written and illustrated by Koin. The series was bought by Fujimo Shobo and has also got adopted for an anime version, releasing its first season in January 2020. Since its conclusion in March 2020, fans have been asking the makers to provide details about the second season. The makers had swiftly renewed the series but have taken more than a year now to bring Bofuri Season 2. The story revolves around a player who is designing a character for a role-playing game and gives up all other skills to become an almost invulnerable defender in combat.
But the plot is actually hilarious and presents the comedic elements superbly. Fans have been recommending it to every anime lover because of its unique storyline and the makers are all set to launch season 2 this September. The article will tell you everything about Bofuri Season 2.
Bofuri Season 1 Created a Wave of Emotions!
Maple is a newbie to video games but is convinced by Sally to try NewWorld Online, a virtual reality video game. Maple makes her first explorations alone as Sally was busy studying. Maple joins a battle royal event and manages to defeat everyone to grab third place. Risa joins the game as Sally the next day and goes to a cave with Maple to gather elements for a new shield. Maple and Sally discover a dungeon with a boss, defeating whom they earned the medals. The duo head towards Kuromu’s party and later have a face-off with the ice-bird boss, Silverwing.
They defeat the boss by completely exhausting their strengths. They now have enough to purchase a guild house. The third event displayed the participants obtaining bells from cow enemies. Sally and Kanade are now hunting for more orbs while Chrome and others have to prepare an ambush. Maple is left with Mai whereas Yui has the responsibility to defend the base. As Sally gets back, Maple and the team launch an attack on the Flame Emperors and destroy all their traps until they now have a face-off with Mii, Markus, and Misery.
The Voices Behind Bofuri Characters
Brought to you by Silver Link Studio, the anime version is written by Fumihiko Shimo while Shin Oonuma and Mirai Minato have directed the series. Thanks to Taro Masuda for the amazing background score. Crunchyroll has licensed the series and has aired its first season with a total of 12 episodes.
The main list of characters and the voices behind them include:
- Kaede Hondo as Maple
- Ruriko Noguchi as Sally
- Ai Kakuma as May
- Miyuri Shimabukuro as Syrup
- Nanaka Suwa as Yui
- Noriaki Sugiyama as Kuromu
- Saori Hayami as Kasumi
- Satomi Arai as Kanade
- Satomi Satou as Iz
- Ai Kakuma as Cow
- Akiha Matsui as Forest Queen Bee, Guild Member 2, Oboro Player 1, Risa’s mother, Spear Girl, Wolf
- Akira Ishida as Markus
- Ayana Taketatsu as Frederica
Bofuri Season 2 Arriving This September! Check Where to Watch
Bofuri Season 1 aired its first episode titled “Defence and First Battle” in January and ended with the season finale titled “Defence and Bonds” in March 2020. In September 2021, the makers renewed the show for a second season, quite faster than we expect from the makers of other series. Now we have the news of Bofuri Season 2 to be ready for airing on 17 September 2022.
The first season brought 12 episodes to the series and season 2 is expected to follow the path. AT-X, ABC, Tokyo MX, TVA, and BS11 broadcasted Bofuri Season 1 while Crunchyroll aired the season with English subtitles. English dubbed version was also released and Season 2 will have the same pattern.
Teaser Tells us How the Story Will Move
Though we don’t have an official trailer, we have a 28-second-long teaser that has created hype amongst anime lovers. The showmakers have been teasing glimpses of the adventures loading in Bofuri Season 2.
Bofuri Season 1 finale depicted NewWorld Online’s latest community event where Maple Tree was one of the final standing teams. Holy Sword vs Maple Tree is the point of their strengths. Maple and Payne turn out to be the finalists where Payne had almost put Maple closer to death but her Atrocity form is still beneath her.
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