On Saturday, a live-streamed special for The Saga of Tanya the Evil (Yōjo Senki) television anime revealed that the second season of the anime has been green-lit. The second season of Tanya the Evil will include the same cast and crew as the first. A key visual and promotional video was also revealed during the live stream.
Shinobu Shinotsuki (Novel’s illustrator), Yuji Hosogoe (Character Designer and Chief Animation Director) and Chika Tōjō (Manga artist) drew the following illustration to celebrate the announcement.
Yen Press has licensed to the entire franchise, they describe the story as –
High above the blood- and mud-soaked trenches, a young girl pits herself against army mages in high stakes aerial duels with bullets, spells, and bayonets. Her name is Tanya Degurechaff and she is the Devil of the Rhine, one of the greatest soldiers the Empire has ever seen! But inside her mind lives a ruthless, calculating ex-salaryman who enjoyed a peaceful life in Japan until he woke up in a war-torn world. Reborn as a destitute orphaned girl with nothing to her name but memories of a previous life, Tanya will do whatever it takes to survive, even if she can find it only behind the barrel of a gun!
Novel and Light Novel
Carlo Zen wrote the book, while Shinobu Shinotsuki drew the illustrations. Prior to Enterbrain’s acquisition, it was serialized on the web novel hosting service Arcadia. Twelve volumes has been published as of February 20, 2020.
An anime television series adaption by studio NUT aired from January 6, 2017 to March 31, 2017. The series has been licensed in North America by Crunchyroll and Funimation. “JINGO JUNGLE” by Myth & Roid serves as the opening theme, while “Los! Los! Los!” by Aoi Yūki serves as the closing theme.
From April 26, 2016, a manga adaptation with art by Chika Tōjō began publishing in Kadokawa Shoten’s Comp Ace magazine, and twenty-two volumes has been issued as of June 25, 2021.
Saga of Tanya the Evil anime’s live-streamed special
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