The official website for the anime adaptation of Kei Azumi’s renowned fantasy novel series, Tsukimichi -Moonlit Fantasy- (Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Dōchū), has just revealed a new teaser trailer and visual for the much-awaited second season. The latest updates confirmed that the second installment will debut in January 2024, with J.C. Staff taking over the animation duties from C2C. The upcoming season is scheduled for a run spanning two consecutive quarters of the year, also known as cours.
The series will welcome back its familiar voices with Natsuki Hanae, Ayane Sakura, Akari Kitō, and Kenjiro Tsuda reprising their roles as Makoto Misumi, Tomoe, Mio, and Shiki respectively. Behind the scenes, Shinji Ishihira (Fairy Tail, Log Horizon, Super Lovers) will continue to helm the director’s seat. Kenta Ihara (Saga of Tanya the Evil, Cautious Hero: The Hero Is Overpowered but Overly Cautious, The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter) will be overseeing the series composition once again. Yukie Suzuki (Fight League: Gear Gadget Generators) returns to craft the character designs while Yasuharu Takanashi (Fairy Tail, Log Horizon, Super Lovers) takes charge of the music composition.
The story revolves around Makoto Misumi, an ordinary high school student who is unexpectedly summoned to an alternate world as a hero. After being belittled by the goddess of this world and stripped of his hero status, Makoto finds himself in the wilderness. He comes across various non-human species on his journey and utilizes his unique magical and combat skills, stemming from his origins in another world, to survive and strive for a better world.
The first season of Tsukimichi -Moonlit Fantasy- was launched in July 2021, marking the inaugural project for NTV’s newly formed Anime Department. NTV, in collaboration with Crunchyroll, secured distribution rights for the anime outside Asia. For Asian audiences, distribution was managed by MediaLink Entertainment Limited’s Ani-One Asia and the Aniplus Asia television channel. The anime will be released in South Korea via Aniplus Asia and in Southeast Asia through Ani-One Asia shortly after the Japan broadcast. Between these three distribution platforms, the anime will be accessible in over 200 countries and territories.
Kei Azumi originally launched Tsukimichi -Moonlit Fantasy- on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website in 2012, with AlphaPolis publishing the 18th print volume, featuring illustrations by Mitsuaki Matsumoto, in August 2022. The series has sold 1.4 million copies so far. A manga adaptation of the novel, penned by Kotora Kino, began serialization in 2016 with the 11th volume being released by AlphaPolis in October 2022.
Source: Comic Natalie