With its premiere date set for 3 July, The Heroic Legend of Arslan: Dust Storm Dance is looking to be one of summer 2016’s hottest anime, and the face-off between Prince Arslan and Silver Mask is being previewed in a brand new CM:
The video features the upcoming conflict for the Kingdom of Pars that is inspired by the ancient Persian Empire. In addition, it also features the anime’s OP song “Tsubasa,” which is performed by the one and only Eir Aoi. A new key visual has also been revealed:
This new anime will only have a total of eight episodes, which is a huge contrast to the first anime, which is more than three times as long, as it had 25 episodes. This new anime will pick up where the first one left off, and will finally answer a few lingering questions left about by the first season.
Toutsuki’s annual Autumn Elections are about to begin, and with the upcoming Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma: The Second Plate about to premiere early next month, a new visual has been revealed featuring the participants of the Autumn Elections, together with Erina Nakiri.
Also revealed is the the date on which this new season will premiere, and it will be on the 2nd of July 2016. It will premiere in Japan via Tokyo MBX on 10:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time.
J.C. Staff will be animating this second season, with the story picking up where the first season left off. The main cast will be reprising their previous roles from the first season. So far, these are the cast members that are expected to return:
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Souma Yukihira
- Risa Taneda as Erina Nakiri
- Minami Takahashi as Megumi Tadokoro
- Junichi Suwabe as Akira Hayama
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Ryou Kurokiba
- Natsuki Hanae as Takumi Aldini
- Saori Oonishi as Hisako Arato
- Chinatsu Akasaki as Alice Nakiri