On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Paru Itagaki, Beastars, the first promotional image for the second season of the project was published.
This second season has its premiere scheduled for the month of January 2021. For his part, Itagaki began the publication of the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Champion of the Akita Shoten publishing house in September 2016. The publisher published the twentieth compilation volume last year. July 8 in Japan.
Cast of voices
Chikahiro Kobayashi as Legoshi.
Yuuki Ono as Louis.
Sayaka Senbongi as Haru.
Akio Ootsuka as Gouhin.
Junya Enoki as Jack.
Atsumi Tanezaki as Juno.
Sakura Ando as Legom.
Takaaki Torashima as Bill.
Shinichi Matsumi (Deputy Director at Heisei Tanuki Gassen Ponpoko, Kurenai no Buta; Episode Director for Rurouni Kenshin, Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis) is directing the series at CG Studio Orange anime studio, (Houseki no Kuni, Dimension W).
Nanami Higuchi (Little Witch Academia, Ninja Slayer From Animation) is writing the scripts.
Nao Ootsu (firearm designer for Youjo Senki, secondary character designer for Banana Fish) is designing the characters.
Eiji Inomoto (Kantai Collection, Ghost in the Shell Arise) is the CG chief director. Satoru Kousaki (Wake Up, Girls !, both seasons of Ore no Imouto ga Konnani Kawaii Wake ga Nai, Monogatari Series: Second Season) is composing the music.
Synopsis of Beastars
In a world populated by anthropomorphic animals, herbivores and carnivores coexist with each other. For the teens at Cherryton Academy, school life is full of hope, romance, mistrust, and unease.
The main character in this story is the wolf Regoshi, a member of the drama club. Despite his menacing appearance, he has a very soft heart and character. Throughout most of his life, he has always been the object of fear and hatred from other animals and has been used to this lifestyle.
But soon, he finds himself more and more involved with his classmates who have insecurities of their own and he realizes that his life at school will take a major turn.