After a fabulous comeback after a ten-year hiatus, fans of the Tiger and Bunny series will be happy to hear that Season 2 will be returning for Part 2.
Anime fans are used to long breaks between upcoming seasons of their favorite shows. However, few communities have faced hiatus for as long as the Tiger and Bunny fandom.
While various spin-offs, sequels, and movies have been produced in the 10 years since the anime’s first season aired, we finally saw the original show return for a second season this week.
Tiger and Bunny Season 2 premiered just a few days ago, but fans are already eagerly waiting for its upcoming Part 2!
Tiger and Bunny finally return after a decade away
Tiger and Bunny’s first anime series premiered in April 2011, which simulcast on Hulu, Viz Media, and Anime News Network before finally arriving on netflix in 2017.
Along with the show, a manga written by Sunrise and illustrated by Sakakibara Mizuki was serialized in Kadokawa Shoten. The manga ran from September 2011 to December 2014, releasing nine volumes in total and also released in English with Viz Media’s Newtype Ace.
In March 2019, Nikkan Sports announcement that a sequel to the original series was in production with Bandai Namco Pictures (Gintama and Welcome to Demon School Iruma-kun).
“Fighting for peace – and their sponsors – the odd couple of Wild Tiger and Barnaby continue to work as superheroes. But with the increasing number of superheroes in the world, how will these two veterans fare? – Tiger and Rabbit 2, Youtube.
Voice actors Hiroaki Hirata and Masakazu Morita are set to reprise their iconic roles in the new season, with Mitsuko Kase replacing Keiichi Satou as director. Interestingly, they will be joined by Three new characters; Thomas Taurus (Nobunaga Shimazaki), Mr Black (Shoya Chiba) and Magical Cat (Tomori Kusunoki).
Tiger and Bunny season 2 release worldwide via the netflix streaming platform on Friday April 8and.
Tiger and Bunny season 2 will continue with part two
As confirmed by the Japanese in the series websiteTiger and Bunny season 2 will actually consist of 25 individual episodes.
However, not all of these 25 episodes were released on April 8.andwith the second season of the show Split between two different parties. The first 13 episodes premiered on Netflix this week as “Season 2 Part One”, with the remaining 12 episodes launching at a later date.
Unfortunately, as of this writing, neither Bandai Namco Pictures nor Netflix have shared a narrowcast window for the second run. While the streaming giant may be keeping quiet about Tiger and Bunny’s return, fans are already speculating about the next mission.
As noted anime geek“it is possible that the production schedule will be similar to a split-yard anime release”, where simulcast anime titles are released in three-month programming blocks.
If that is the plan and production for Tiger and Bunny season 2 part 2 is already underway, fans could see the anime return to Netflix as early as August 2022 or at the very least, by the end of the year.
Fans react to Tiger and Bunny’s long-awaited return
With the global community having a few days to binge and digest the first part of Tiger and Bunny’s return, how has the series been rated?
Well, the overall reviews from critics and fan reactions on social media have been mostly positive, with the only limiting factor being the number of reviews.
While these are generally strong scores for a returning anime, only 403 and five reviews were submitted to each platform.
“I really enjoyed it. There are of course a lot of things that were left to be desired, so hopefully all of those things will be covered in the next part. With the doctor, with the organization, crazy himself. You know there’s a lot to develop, so I’m looking forward to it… Anyway, 10/10 for me – User Nizuriya, EVIL.
By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]
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