On the official Twitter account of the anime adaptation of the manga series “The Ancient Magus’ Bride” (jap.: “Mahoutsukai no Yome”) it was announced that the series will be continued with a second season. You can see a first teaser below in this article.
The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 Release Date in April 2023
The second season, which will launch on Japanese television in April 2023, is being created under the direction of director Kazuaki Terasawa (“The Ancient Magus’ Bride – The Boy from the West and the Knight of the Blue Storm”) at Studio KAFKA, which was formed to produce the new three-part “The Ancient Magus’ Bride” OVA, the first and second parts of which are already available on Crunchyroll.
Aya Takaha, who worked on the first season, is co-writing the script with Yoko Yonaiyama, who worked on the new OVA series. Character design will once again be done by Hirotaka Kato, while Junichi Matsumoto will once again compose the music. The Japanese voice actors familiar from the previous anime projects are once again slipping into their roles.
The second season adapts the “Gakuin” arc of the original manga series by Kore Yamazaki. The 24-part first season, which started in Japan in the fall of 2017, as well as various OVA episodes can be seen here with English and Japanese language output on the streaming platform Crunchyroll.
The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 Visual
The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 Teaser
The Ancient Magus’ Bride Storyline
Chise is only 16 years old, but has already suffered quite a few blows of fate in her life. Since her mother committed suicide, she has been sold again and again as a slave. But her fate changes when the magician Ellias buys her at an auction and takes her in as his apprentice. And Chise herself also seems to have magical abilities.
But what plans is the mysterious Ellias really pursuing…?