And finally, the wait is over and we have got an official trailer and release date for Tokyo Revengers Season 2 from the team. Written and illustrated by Ken Wakui in 2017 as a Japanese manga series, Tokyo Revengers currently holds 28 volumes and has gained worldwide popularity for its storyline. Seeing the success of the story as manga, the series was adapted for an anime version which officially released its first season in April 2021.
For the newbies, Tokyo Revengers is the story of a middle-aged boy, Hanagaki Takemichi who lived a happy life with his family, friends, and girlfriend, twelve years ago but now he is a nobody whose life is completely wasted. He decides to end this struggle and tries to commit suicide but something tragic changes his mind and life forever. The story was able to hit the audience emotionally and within three months of its first season release, the series was renewed for Tokyo Revengers Season 2. The article will tell you everything about Tokyo revengers season two and don’t miss to watch the official trailer.
The Plot Tells Why Tokyo Revengers is So Famous!
Tokyo Revengers Season 1 depicted the First arc and Valhalla arc / Bloody Halloween. Takemichi Hanagaki realizes that his ex-girlfriend Hinata Tachibana and her brother, Naoto have been killed by the Tokyo Revengers Gang. When pushed in front of a train, Hakemichi reaches the exact date 12 years ago in 2005. He meets Naoto while reliving his middle school days and informs him of the exact date of their deaths. When they hold hands, Takemichi is teleported back to the present where only Naoto has survived and is now a detective.
Every time they shake hands, Takemichi is transported 12 years back in time. This knowledge determines him to save Hinata. His vow to save Hinata impresses the Tokyo Gang Leader, Mikey. His friendship with Mikey saves his friend, Akkun from going to the jail in present. But Akkun commits suicide out of fear. The story gets serious when Takemichi sees Tokyo Manji fighting their rival gang, Moebius to avenger Pah-Chin’s friend. But this will lead to Draken’s death which will turn Miley violent. So somehow Takemichi manages to control this.
The Valhalla arc showed how Hinata and his friend are still dead in the original timeline and Tetta Kisaki is the reason behind the Tokyo Manji gang turning violent, he sets back in the past to correct everything in order to find a way where they can be alive together in future.
The Team Behind Tokyo Revengers
Written and illustrated by Ken Wakui, the manga series got adapted by Liden films for an anime series in 2021. Yasuyuki Mutō wrote the anime version of this story while Crunchyroll and Muse Communication have licensed the show. Multiple networks broadcasted the show in Japan including MBS, TV Tokyo, TV Aichi, TVh, TVQ, BS Asahi, AT-X, TSK, QAB, and RKK. Animax Asia served as the English network. The show has broadcasted only a single season up to now with 24 episodes, while the second is set to premiere next year.
The beautiful background score is given by Hiroaki Tsutsumi. There have been leaks on the Internet about cast replaces in the second season which has been mentioned below along with the main cast of this show:
- Yūki Shin (Japanese); A.J. Beckles (English) as Takemichi Hanagaki
- Azumi Waki (Japanese); Lizzie Freeman (English) as Hinata Tachibana
- Ryōta Ōsaka (Japanese); Griffin Puatu (English) as Naoto Tachibana
- Yū Hayashi (Japanese); Aleks Le (English) as Manjirō Sano
- Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Japanese); Sean Chiplock (English) as Ken Ryūgūji
- Satoshi Hino as Masataka Kiyomizu
- Takuma Terashima (Japanese); John Omohundro (English) as Atsushi Sendō
- Showtaro Morikubo as Tetta Kisaki
- Yūya Hirose as Takuya Yamamoto
- Shunsuke Takeuchi as Makoto Suzuki
According to the leaks, Masaya Fukunishi will be replacing Tatsuhisa Suzuki as the voice of Draken due to Suzuki’s poor health issues
Trailer Confirms Tokyo Revengers Season 2 Release Date!
A preview video trailer was released back in December 2021 for Tokyo Revengers Season 2 while on June 19, 2022, another preview video (not a full trailer) has been released that has given us some additional insights into the second season.
The video confirms that the show is all set to premiere in January 2023. Out of the five major arcs, the first season adapted only two arcs – the First arc and Valhalla arc / Bloody Halloween. Tokyo Revengers Season 2 is expected to adopt only the Christmas Showdown arc of the manga. This series is quite popular globally and we have to wait until late 2022 or early 2023 to get a full trailer and some more info about the new season.
Here’s What Tokyo Revengers Season 2 Will Bring
Tokyo revengers season two will continue the story of the Christmas Showdown arc (also known as the Black Dragon arc). This arc will focus on the 10th generation Black Dragon Gang and will also mark the debut of many fan-favorite characters from the manga into the anime adaptation including the Shiba twins, Seishu Inui, and Hajime Kokonoi.
After getting himself back to the present day, Takemichi notices that Tokyo Manji Gang has now become a large-scale criminal organization. Hinata and her friends have been killed once more whereas Draken gets framed for a murder he didn’t commit. In the past, Takemichi gets to know how Hakkai Shiba is forced to leave the Tokyo Manji Gang and join the Black Dragons after being ordered by his abusive old brother, Taiju, the current leader of the Tokyo Manji. This incident turns out to help merge Tokyo Manji Hang with the Black Dragons.
In a deal with Mitsuya, Taiju allows Hakkai to unite by presenting a condition that the Shiba brother’s sister, Yuzuha, will no longer work for the Black Dragons, nor Taiju will be allowed to assault her. Tokyo Manji Gang also refuses to help Takemichi as Mitsuya will be affected badly if this agreement breaks. He and Chifuyu realize Hakkai’s plans of assassinating Taiju on December 24, 2005, and manage to get reluctant help from Kisaki and Hanma. But on the planned day when Takemichi confronts Taiju, the duo betray and abandon him.
In the original timeline, Yuzuha killed Takemichi after being persuaded by Kisaki, asking Hakkai to take the blame for her and follow her instructions. Hakkai is convinced by Takemichi to face Taiju and with the timely arrival of Miley and Draken, the Black Dragons are defeated. They get absorbed by the Tokyo Manji Gang and Mikey removes Kisaki from the group after learning of his betrayal. Okay! No more plot reveals for you guys! Grab this amazing storyline in Tokyo Revengers Season 2 that is all set to hit the screens in January 2023. Stay tuned for further updates!
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