The staff of MIX Season 2, the second season of the Mix: Meisei Story anime, recently announced that Hiroyuki Takagishi and Yūta Maeda from the comedian duo Timon D will be featured as themselves in the upcoming episodes.
Scheduled to appear in the 19th and 20th episodes on August 12 and 19 respectively, their inclusion adds an exciting dimension to the series.
The anime’s returning cast members include:
- Kana Hanazawa as Haruka Ōyama
- Yūma Uchida as Sōichirō Tachibana
- Yuuki Kaji as Tōma Tachibana
- Maaya Uchida as Otomi Tachibana
In addition to Tomohiro Kamitani taking on the role of episode director for series like “A Certain Scientific Railgun” and “Chaos;Child,” the team sees the return of familiar faces. These seasoned members include:
- Character Design: Takao Maki
- Production: OLM
- Series Composition: Atsuhiro Tomioka
- Music: Norihito Sumitomo
Having premiered on April 1, this second season continues the narrative after the characters’ first year of high school. The storyline is set to delve into new adventures and challenges, maintaining the charm and anticipation that fans have come to love.
Notably, Toshinori Watanabe spearheaded the direction of the show’s initial season, setting the tone and foundation that captivated audiences. The anime’s premiere season in 2019 spanned 24 episodes, garnering significant attention. Funimation and Crunchyroll both facilitated global streaming, offering subtitles to cater to a broader viewer base. Furthermore, Funimation went the extra mile by providing an English dub option, enhancing accessibility and engagement.
Crunchyroll’s encapsulation of the narrative sets the stage for the audience, describing how a fresh generation emerges, carrying the legacy of the beloved 1985 baseball manga, Touch. Stepbrothers Touma and Suichirou, integral players in Meisei High School’s baseball team, become the focal point, igniting the team’s prospects of making a triumphant return to the nationals. Yet, interwoven with their journey is a poignant lineage that gradually unfurls, echoing the footsteps of their fathers.
Mitsuru Adachi, the visionary creator, initiated the manga series in Shogakukan’s Monthly Shonen Sunday magazine in 2012. This underlines the enduring appeal of the story, which continues to captivate and resonate with audiences across generations.
Source | Comic Natalie