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Day 2 of the KADOKAWA Light Novel Expo 2020 stage events is over, and here’s the quick recap! In case you missed it, you can check that the Day 1 announcements here. Moving on, here’s everything that got announced this Sunday:

“Remake our Life” released a new trailer, premieres July, 2021

“The Detective is Already Dead” released a new trailer, premieres July 2021

You can read the synopsis of the story:

The story of Tantei wa mou, Shindeiru. follows Kimihiko Kimitsuka, a young man who four years ago became the assistant of a mysterious detective known as “Siesta” on a hijacked airplane. Together, Kimihiko and Siesta went on mind-boggling, globe-trotting adventures while combatting a secret organization. But all of that came to an end when they were separated by Siesta’s death. In the present day, Kimihiko tries to return to an ordinary, boring life as a high school student. But things are never that simple, even though the detective is already dead. 

“Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside” released a new trailer, premieres July 2021

You can also read the synopsis for it:

Red was once a member of the Hero’s party, a powerful group destined to save the world from the evil forces of Taraxon, the Raging Demon Lord. That is, until one of his comrades kicked him out. Hoping to live the easy life on the frontier, Red’s new goal is to open an apothecary. However, keeping the secret of his former life may not be as simple as he thinks. Especially when the beautiful Rit, an adventurer from his past, shows up and asks to move in with him!

“Combatants Will Be Dispatched!” released a new trailer, premieres April 4

Also read the story synopsis:

After a career spent slapping down superheroes as an evil minion of the Kisaragi Corporation, Agent Six has his next assignment-invade a fantasy world! With his pluck new partner, the “pretty-girl android” Alice, Agent Six sets out to bring his target planet to heel. What better way to accomplish that than by partnering with the locals?! Alongside Royal Guard Captain Snow, Battle Chimera Rose, and Archbishop Grimm, Alice and Six will square off against demon hordes-even if it’s just a means of taking down the competition! Let the battle to be baddest begin!

“The Romcom Where The Childhood Friend Won’t Lose!” released a new key visual and trailer, premieres April 14

KADOKAWA Light Novel Expo 2020 Day 2 - Childhood Friend

The trailer:

And in the case you don’t know what the story is about, you can also read the full synopsis below:

Sueharu Maru is a seventeen-year-old high school boy who has never had a girlfriend. He lives next door to his childhood friend Kuroha Shida, a small and cute Onee-san type of girl with an outgoing character. One day, Kuroha confesses to Sueharu, but he rejects her; Sueharu only has eyes for his first love, Shirokusa Kachi, who is a beautiful idol and an award-winning author in school. Shirokusa is indifferent to all boys in school but Sueharu, which makes Sueharu think that he might have a chance. When Sueharu decides to confess his feelings, he is devastated to find out that Shirokusa already has a boyfriend. Kuroha approaches Sueharu, offering to help him get revenge on Shirokusa and her boyfriend.

“Date a Live IV” (Season 4) released a new visual, premieres October 2021

KADOKAWA Light Novel Expo 2020 Day 2

We enjoyed the first anime season back in 2013, and you can also read the synopsis:

Thirty years before a strange phenomena called a “spacequake” devastated the center of Eurasia, claiming the lives of at least 150 million people. Since then, smaller spacequakes plague the world on a irregular basis. Shidou Itsuka, a seemingly ordinary high schooler comes across a mysterious girl at the ground zero of a spacequake and learns from his sister Kotori she is one of the “Spirits” who are the real cause of the spacequakes that occur when they manifest themselves in the world. He also learns that Kotori is the captain of the airship Ratatoskr and recruits him to make use of his mysterious ability to seal the Spirits’ powers and stop them from being a threat to mankind. However, there is a catch: to seal a Spirit, he must make her fall in love with him.

“The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat” released its first key visual, premieres July 2021

KADOKAWA Light Novel Expo 2020 Day 2 - ansatsu kizoku

The full story goes:

When a great assassin is reborn in another world, he finds himself the heir to a long line of killers from the shadows. With both his modern-day knowledge and experience and the special magic and techniques of this new world, he could very well become the most unstoppable assassin in history…!

That’s it for KADOKAWA Light Novel Expo 2020 Day 2. Unfortunately, the miracle of No Game No Life Season 2 didn’t happen today, but who knows, maybe some other time.

Once again, you can check out the announcements from KADOKAWA Light Novel Expo 2020 Day 1, or any other anime & manga news here.

Remake our Life
Official Website: bokurema.com
©木緒なち・KADOKAWA/ぼくたちのリメイク製作委員会

The Detective is Already Dead
Official Website: tanmoshi-anime.jp
©二語十・うみぼうず/KADOKAWA/たんもし製作委員会

Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside
Official Website: shinnonakama.com
©2021 ざっぽん/KADOKAWA/真の仲間製作委員会

Combatants Will Be Dispatched!
Official Website: kisaragi-co.jp
©2021 暁なつめ, カカオ・ランタン/KADOKAWA/「戦闘員、派遣します!」製作委員会

The Romcom Where The Childhood Friend Won’t Lose!
Official Website: osamake.com
©2021 二丸修一/KADOKAWA/おさまけ製作委員会

Date a Live IV
Official Website: date-a-live4th-anime.com
© 橘公司・つなこ

The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat
Official Website: ansatsu-kizoku.jp
©2021 月夜 涙・しおこんぶ/KADOKAWA/回復術士のやり直し製作委員会

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