Anime “DanMachi” Gets Second Season and Movie Adaptation

The GA Bunko announcement stage held on Sunday has announced a movie and a second season for the Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) anime series. A key visual for the anime (pictured) and an announcement video for the movie were also revealed. Titled Orion no Ya (Arrow of the Orion), the movie will feature an original story written by the series’ author Fujino Omori. More information regarding to second season will be announced later.

Omori launched the adventure light novel series with illustrations by Suzuhito Yasuda in January 2013. GA Bunko has published 13 light novel volumes under the SoftBank Creatives imprint, with the latest published on February 14. The novel has been adapted into a manga series drawn by Kunieda, which has been serialized since August 2013 under Square Enix’ Young Gangan magazine. The manga currently has ten compiled volumes in print, with the latest published on February 13.

The first TV anime adaptation for the series was produced by studio J.C.Staff and aired in Spring 2015 for 13 episodes. An OVA bundled with the anime’s Blu-ray box was released in December 2016. Furthermore, a 12-episode side-story anime based on the first four volumes of the Sword Oratoria novel was broadcast in Spring 2017.

Sentai Filmworks licensed the main series’ first season and side story anime for North American distribution and released their Blu-ray and DVD collections last year. Yen Press licensed the light novel and manga series in English, and published the eighth manga volume on November 28 and the tenth light novel volume on December 19 last year.




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