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Zombieland Saga to reveal more information on its second season

On the official Twitter account for MAPPA, Avex Pictures and Cygames multimedia franchise, Zombieland Saga, it was revealed that an “important announcement” related to the animated sequel, titled Zombieland Saga: Revenge, will be made on January 1, 2021 at 00:00 hours (Japan Standard Time). The information will be revealed during a live broadcast.

The production of this second season was announced since July 27, 2019, however, since then no production details or a premiere date have been revealed. The twelve-episode first season was produced by MAPPA studios, directed by Munehisa Sakai and scripts written by Shigeru Murakoshi, released in October 2018.

A manga adaptation by Megumu Soramichi has been published through the Cycomi service of the publisher Cygames since October 2018, with the publisher publishing the first and only compiled volume to date in February 2019.

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Zombieland Saga Synopsis

Sakura Minamoto dreams of becoming an idol. Unfortunately, reality hits her like a truck (literally) and she dies in a sudden car accident. Ten years later, she wakes up in Saga Prefecture, only to find herself turned into a zombie with no memory of her past. While still accepting her new destiny, she meets a man named Koutarou Tatsumi, who explains that he has resurrected her and six other girls from other eras as zombies with the goal of financially revitalizing Saga Prefecture by creating a group of idols.

Assuming the role of an aggressive manager, Koutarou begins scheduling events; the girls finally accept it and decide to name their idol group “Franchouchou”. An absurdly comical take on the anime idol genre, Zombieland Saga tells the poignant story of Franchouchou saving Saga Prefecture while hiding their identities as zombies and rediscovering their past.

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