On the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by Tsutomu Satou and illustrated by Kana Ishida, Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei, a new promotional video for the second season of the project was posted.
The video confirms that the series has dated its premiere for next October 3 in Japan, and also reveals the artists who will perform the musical themes of this second season, and that include:
The ASCA singer will perform the opening song titled “Howling.”
Singer Miki Satou will perform the ending song titled “Na mo Nai Hana.”
The series was originally scheduled to premiere in July this year, but this was postponed due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on production. Officially titled Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Raihousha-hen, this second season will adapt the arc of the same name from the original light novel series, comprising volumes 9 through 11.
For her part, Satou began publishing the novels on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in October 2008, and subsequently began publishing them on paper with illustrations by Kana Ishida through the Dengeki Bunko publishing label in July 2011. After its release completion, the author will begin publication of the sequel novels Zoku Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Meijiang Company in October.
Cast of voices
Yuuichi Nakamura as Tatsuya Shiba.
Saori Hayami as Miyuki Shiba.
Youko Hikasa as Angelina Kudou Shields.
Risako Yoshida is directing this second season at 8-Bit Studios.
Illustrator Kana Ishida is in charge of character design.
Taku Iwasaki is in charge of the composition of the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei
“Magic” is not something from legends or fairy tales. It has become a real technology for almost a century. The upbringing in various countries of the world is involved in the development of “Magicians”. Shiba Tatsuya is an honorable student without magic power attending high school, a magical high school together with her younger sister, who happens to be the best among the first year students. What will happen to Shiba? How will he live his school life in which he is one of the many non-magical users who are looked at as trash by others?