Preview images for the Edens Zero Season 2 episode 1 have been revealed! The episode titled “Belial Gore” will officially release on April 1, 2023.
Studio J.C. Staff returns to animate Edens Zero Season 2. After two years of waiting, our favorite space fantasy crew is back in action starting off the gruesome Belial Gore arc. Leave your power of friendship notions behind because this arc gets dark quickly. Staff members will be revealed with each new episode this season. The following is the main staff for the Edens Zero Season 2 premiere:
Chief Animation Director / Animation Director: Yurika Sako
Episode Director: Yoshiyuki Nogami
Screenplay: Mitsutaka Hirota
Storyboard: Shinji Ishihira
Edens Zero is an anime adaptation of the original manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. The manga began serialization in June 2018 in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine and has released a total of 26 volumes. Ishihira is the chief director for Edens Zero Season 2 with Toshinori Watanabe credited as a director. Hirota is handling the series composition with Yurika Sako in charge of the character designs. Yoshihisa Hirano is composing the soundtrack.
Kodansha licenses the manga in English and describes the Belial Gore arc, which starts in Chapter 69 Volume 9, as follows:
With the troubles of Madame Kurenai freshly behind them, the crew of the EDENS ZERO faces yet another setback: the infamous Drakken Joe. He’s taken an interest in their legendary ship, and begun his plans to take it, along with any treasures it may carry. And just like Shiki, he has a formidable crew, too. Meanwhile, Rebecca has a nightmare that feels all too real to be merely a dream….
The Edens Zero Season 2 premiere will release on April 1, 2023. New episodes of the series will continue to release every Saturday during the Spring 2023 season.
Source: Official Website
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