Kemono Jihen, which translates to ‘Monster Incidents’ is a Japanese anime TV show. It is based on the manga series written and illustrated by Shō Aimoto. The anime TV series adaptation is produced by Ajia-do Animation Works and directed by Masaya Fujimori. It is written by Noboru Kimura with music by Yuya Mori. When does Kemono Jihen Season 2 Release?
The Japanese production company Shueisha started the serialization of the manga in December 2016. It is ongoing. The manga is serialized in the ‘Jump Square’ magazine. It has been compiled into fourteen tankobon (independent) volumes as of July 2nd, 2021.
Kemono Jihen is a supernatural, dark fantasy, anime TV show that follows the journey of a detective from Tokyo. This detective’s specialty is occult and that is why, he is called when a series of animal bodies start appearing in a remote mountain village, Inugami in Japan. What is strange about these bodies is that they rot away after a single night. As he is working on uncovering this case, he becomes friends with a very strange young boy nicknamed “Dorota-Bou”, who works in the field all day and does not go to school. He later finds out that Dorota-Bou avoids school as he is shunned and made fun of by all his peers. But, he has a secret of his own that the detective is yet to find out.
The plot is unique and fans loved it. Kemono Jihen is among the top-rated and viewed anime shows of 2021 with an IMDb rating of 7.4/10. It also scored 7.44 on MyAnimeList.
CHARACTERS AND DUB CAST
- Kabane Kusaka- Voiced by Natsumi Fujiwara (Japanese) and Madeleine Morris (English)
- Kohachi Inugami- Voiced by Junichi Suwabe (Japanese) and Patrick Seitz (English)
- Akira- voiced by Ayumu Murase (Japanese) and Cassie Ewulu (English)
- Shiki Tademaru- voiced by Natsuki Hanae (Japanese) and A. J. Beckles (English)
- Mihai- voiced by Daisuke Ono (Japanese) and Matt Shipman (English)
- Yoko Inari- voiced by Kana Hanazawa (Japanese) and Kristen McGuire (English)
- Kon- voiced by Yumiri Hanamori (Japanese) and Brittany Lauda (English)
- Nobimaru- voiced by Hiro Shimono (Japanese) and Kevin K. Gomez (English)
- Yui- voiced by Kaito Ishikawa (Japanese) and Ben Balmaceda (English)
- Kumi- voiced by Aya Hisakawa (Japanese) and Heather Gonzalez (English)
- Akio Tademaru- voiced by Akira Ishida (Japanese) and Cody Savoie (English).
KEMONO JIHEN SEASON 2 DETAILS
Season 1 of Kemono Jihen aired from January to March 2021. It had 12 episodes with each episode having an air time of approximately 24 minutes.
There is no official word on Kemono Jihen Season 2 yet but it can be expected in 2022.
Any trailer or teaser hasn’t been released yet either and it can be expected approximately a month before the release of Kemono Jihen Season 2.
WHERE CAN YOU WATCH IT?
Kemono Jihen originally aired on Tokyo MX, BS11 and YTV. You can also stream it on Funimation in North America and British Isles, Wakanim in Europe and Anime Lab in Australia and New Zealand. Muse Communication is streaming it on their Muse Asia youtube channel in Southeast Asia and South Asia, and it is also streaming on Bilibili in Southeast Asia.
KEMONO JIHEN FANDOM
Kemono Jihen also has many fandoms online where fans of the show get together and discuss it. There are websites where fans have discussions, post articles, edits and a lot more fun stuff.
I’m sure they are all eagerly awaiting an announcement regarding Kemono Jihen Season 2!