The official website for the anime adaptation of Ryohgo Narita and Shinta Fujimoto’s manga “Dead Mount Death Play” has unveiled the key visual and teaser promotional video for its second cours, announcing an eagerly anticipated premiere date of October 9.
Moreover, an intriguing change in leadership has been announced, with Yoshihiro Satsuma stepping in as the new director for this second phase, replacing Manabu Ono.
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The show’s second half will grace the screens on October 9, airing on Tokyo MX and BS 11 channels at 24:00 JST, essentially kicking off at midnight on October 10.
Following that, the anime will also make its way to Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, AT-X, and Hokkaido TV, with streaming options available on d Anime Store, U-NEXT, and Anime Hōdai.
The anime’s initial half premiered back on April 10, and Crunchyroll was quick to stream the series as it unfolded. Under Satsuma’s new direction, GEEK TOYS will take the helm, while Ono, renowned for works like “Sword Art Online: Alicization” and “Saki,” remains on board to oversee the series’ script and direction.
Character design duties fall to Hisashi Abe, recognized for his work on titles such as “Chobits” and “Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System.” Ono, Yukie Sugawara, and Yoriko Tomita join forces to craft the script, with Takayuki Yamaguchi serving as the sound director. Sound production is credited to HALF H·P STUDIO, and the music composition is in the capable hands of F.M.F, comprising Yūki Nara, eba, and Kana Utatane.
Fans of the series can look forward to Inori Minase, the voice behind Misaki Sakimiya, performing the anime’s new opening theme song, titled “Scrap Art.” Meanwhile, Yūma Uchida, who lends his voice to Takumi Kuruya, will grace the series with the new ending theme song “Hope.”
For English-speaking audiences, Yen Press continues to publish the manga as it unfolds in Japan, offering readers a captivating tale of an epic showdown between a legendary hero and a corpse god necromancer, culminating in an unexpected twist – reincarnation magic. Enter Polka Shinoyama, a boy awakening in a strange new world, forever altered by the climactic battle between good and evil.
Narita and Fujimoto embarked on this journey when they launched the manga in Square Enix’s Young Gangan magazine back in October 2017.