Houseki no Kuni Season 2: Houseki No Kuni also famously known as the Land of lustrous is a beloved anime series that was released in the fall of 2017. It was released in the genre of fantasy and action anime series. It is a worldwide popular series with its anime and is also very much famous for its manga. The anime of the series is based on the same name written and illustrated by Haruko Ichikawa. The series was created by Orange Mango studios, a popular 3D CG illustration studio. Houseki No Kuni is the work of the same studio as Beastars.
According to the latest reports, Houseki No Kuni is returning to the screens with its second season on January 7th, 2021. The first season of the anime was licensed by Sentai Filmworks and was originally aired on local broadcasters AT-X, BS11, MBS from October 7th,2017 to December 23, 2017. Now as it is broadcasting on Amazon Prime Video, the anime has gained and is going to gain a lot of viewers from all across the world. Now let’s see what we know about the further information of Houseki No Kuni second season.
When Is The Houseki No Kuni Season 2 Expected?
The second season of Houseki No Kuni has not been officially confirmed yet. So as a result of our evaluation we see that the disc sales are above average and overall popularity is also above average which says everything is fine financially. Most importantly, manga provides enough source material to prepare the second season of Houseki No Kuni. So now we can think that the anime will have a new season but currently, it is uncertain when it is going to happen.
The best estimate in this regard shows that the year 2022 is the year for the renewal of Houseki No Kuni second season. Sufficient source material has not been completed and the production period will take at least one year. We will notify you when the second season confirmation arrives. Although the production period will take at least a year, we will keep you updated with all the hints and dates.
The plotline of Houseki No Kuni
Anime was one of the most striking and gut-wrenching animes of 2017. With its classy drawings, theme and music it really stole the hearts of anime fans. Now let’s come to the part, where we will discuss the plotline of Houseki No Kuni. The story of Manga from which the anime is adapted is all about a new way of life. “houseki” (jewels) emerging in the near future, 28 jewels are at the war with (residents of the moon) who attack them to turn them into ornaments. In the story, every jewel was assigned roles like a warrior or health worker. However, amongst these 28 jewels, only Phos was not assigned any role until the jewellery director Congo gave him the new task of editing the natural history magazine.
Will There Be Houseki No Kuni Second Season
At the time of writing this article, studio Orange or any other related company has not officially confirmed the renewal of the new season. However, how much time passes, we can really expect that Houseki No Kuni will again come up very soon with season 2. It is an ordinary situation, we often encounter many popular animes who have no official announcement for the second season but all of a sudden they pop up. But due to the absence of the official statement from the sources, it is not very much possible to give you a sure date for the release of Houseki No Kuni second season. For now, we can just speculate the dates. Now let’s have a look at the possibilities of the new season with some hints.
Second Season Possibility In Terms Of “Manga Status”
As we have mentioned at the beginning of the article that Houseki No Kuni is adapted from the manga written and illustrated by Haruko Ichiwaka. The Manga series was published by Kodansha. it was also published in English by the same publisher’s NA brand. This is great for the readers as they can follow the Manga without needing any fan translation.
The last volume of the manga series which was started in 2012 got released on 20th July, 202. It reached a total of 11 volumes. The first season of anime covers the first 5 volumes of the Manga series and now 6 volumes are left. It is said that the remaining stock material is quite sufficient for the renewal of Houseki No Kuni second season. Besides that, since each Manga volume contains an equal number of chapters that it wouldn’t be wrong to make this ratio real. We can freely say that there is no obstacle to the anime’s second season. And this is the news that will always keep the hope for Houseki No Kuni second season alive.
Bluray And DVD Sales Of The Anime’s First Season
Disc sales are very important when it comes to Anime series. Most animes are prepared to focus on disc sales or to advertise manga. For an anime to be financially profitable and result-driven, it should have an average sales volume of at least 4,000 disc sales. Houski No Kuni reached 6,200 units in the first volume of disc sales. Anime disc sales seem to have reached the target. This amount of sales of the Houseki No Kuni series is yet another detail that increases the chances of the second season.
Other Factors To Expect the Second Season Of Houski No Kuni
The overall popularity of Houski No Kuni is 82.9% and this score is quite amazing and adequate for the second season when compared to other anime series. We can see this from a number of 67.7 k followers on the anime page of Houseki No Kuni on Twitter. The search volume on google for Houseki No Kuni second season is also high and is amongst the top Myanimelist page.
We also know that the anime is published in Japan by exclusive distributors such as the D anime store, U-Next, and Hulu. It provides an income in addition to disc sales to prepare the second season of Houseki No Kuni anime. Now the matter of fact is that anime is released by Amazon Prime worldwide. It is also another main reason why there are high chances of Houski No Kuni second season.
The orange studio has also managed to gain enough attention with its Beastars which was released in 2019. Although the Land of Lustrous is not as famous as Beastars, still, it is one of the most valuable anime series currently in the hands of the studio. We also believe and expect that the studio that also got the approval for the second season of Beastars; will not say not to Houseki No Kuni second season. And from the perspective of the studio, there is no obstacle for the second season.