Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy Season 2 has been announced!
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Netflix hasn’t been afraid to experiment with diverse anime offerings, so it was only a matter of time before it stepped into Dark and adult fantasy content with the original net animation of Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy.
Bastard tells the story of a future fantasy world wherein human civilization has advanced, but the demon god of destruction, Anthrasax, destroyed the world due to its evil nature.
Four hundred years later, the dark wizard or magician Dark Schneider who was on a quest for world domination to have all the women of the world for himself, was sealed away.
He was reincarnated into the boy Lucian of the kingdom and raised as the adopted brother of the priestess Tiannoto Yoko.
Her father, Gio Tauntia, had the spell to release dark Schneider from Lucian if there was a life of their death situation for Tia or the kingdom in general.
It just so happens that that time is 14 years later as the dark rebel army led by the four divine kings and the former disciples of Dark Schneider himself have a quest to conquer the world.
The spell to release Dark Schneider from Lucian must end with a kiss from a virgin, and the problem that comes up for Dark Schneider is that another kiss from a virgin will send him right back into Lucian’s body.
Can Dark Schneider save the world, or is he scheming plan with ulterior motives is the central plot of the show
Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season one was received with mixed reactions, with some fans enjoying the remake while others complaining about a lack of plot and just fan service.
Either way, Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy had its takers who were wondering if a second installment was on the cards or not.
Luckily, we now have an answer to that question, so keep scrolling as we bring you all the latest news and updates on Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season 2.
Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy is rated 6.6/10 and ranked #5702 with 52k members on MyAnimeList
Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season one premiered in two parts, wherein part one aired on 30th January 2022 for 13 episodes, while part two was released on 15th September 2022 for 11 episodes.
On 9th January 2023, Netflix Anime s’ Twitter account announced the renewal of Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season 2. It also confirmed the Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season 2 release date to 2023.
|Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy Season 1||30th January 2022|
|Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy Season 2||2023|
Unfortunately, an exact premiere date is yet to be announced, but Producer Tsuruoka in a special live stream, confirmed Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season 2 would comprise 15 episodes.
To mark the series renewal, writer Kazushi Hagiwara drew a special illustration to commemorate the announcement.
You can watch the Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season 2 trailer teaser below:
Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy manga is written and illustrated by Kazushi Hagiwara. It began serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump on 14th March 1998 and ran from 14th March 1998 till 21st August 1989.
The manga has been collected into 27 volumes, with the latest issue released on 19th March 2012.
The Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy manga series has sold 30 million copies but has been on hiatus since the release of Volume 27.
Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy manga is rated 7.2/10 and ranked #5424 with 12k members on MyAnimeList
In the finale of Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season one, “End,” Dark Schneider has revived again through Anthrasax s’ resonation. His magical powers are reconstituted, and he fully intends to kill Abigail.
Schneider blocks the Super Ghost Knight attack from Abigail and begins casting Helloween. Abigail tries to stop him, but Efreet intrudes, which gives Schneider enough time to hit him.
He pairs the attack with Exodus and hits the super knight, and destroys the other knights using Tafolla.
Abigail mocks him for not using magic to land a killing blow as he got Satan’s ring which is being charged by Anthrasax s’ tissue. He reveals the ring and plans to send Schneider into another dimension.
But Schneider pierces him with Fire Sword, but Abigail survives and prepares to sue Thor Yoko hits the rock under Abigail, who falls onto the spiked tower.
The episode ends with Lucian and Yoko seeking help from the samurai, who wonder if they are spies.
Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season 2 is Formally titled Bastard -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- Requiem of Hell Arc, Netflix’s trailer shows that the story will pick up two years after the conclusion of the previous anime story.
Bastard anime is directed by Takaharu Ozaki with series composition by Yosuke Kuroda. Characters are designed by Sayaka Ono, and the music is composed by Yasuharu Takanashi.
Kazuhiro Inoue directs the Art, while the sound is produced by Yasunori Ebina. Creature designs are done by Raita Sunaga, while Tatsuo Yamada is the effect designer.
Animation is developed by the studio Liden Films and licensed by Netflix, with Toshiyasu Hayashi as the producer.
You can find the list of Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy anime characters and voice cast below:
|Dark Schneider||Kishō Taniyama|
|Tia Noto Yoko||Tomori Kusunoki|
|Arshes Nei||Yōko Hikasa|
|Sean Ari||Ari Ozawa|
|King of Meta-llicana||Binbin Takaoka|
|Geo Noto Soto||Hisashi Izumi|
|Lucien Renlen||Kanae Itō|
|Sheila Tuel Meta-Ilicana||Nao Tōyama|
|Kai Harn||Shizuka Itou|
|Bon Jovina||Volcano Ōta|
|Vivian the Cyclops||Hayato Kaneko|
|Yngwie von Mattström||Junichi Suwabe|
|Zion Sol Vanderverg||Koji Yusa|
|Joshua Berahia||Takuma Terashima|
The violence, gore, and old-school metal spells are set to return as Bastard Heavy Metal Dark Fantasy season 2 premiers in 2023.