Dororo is a popular anime series also aired on Amazon Prime Video. The anime was created by the Japanese MAPPA studio, featuring popular anime, just like Dorehedoro. The series was originally aired on Tokyo MX, BS11, and Jidaigeki Senmon Channel. The anime took a break from the series after a successful first season. Fans are wondering if the series will have a second season. Besides, the new season release date and story details are in our article.
The series aired between January 7 and June 24, 2019. According to IMDb data, the anime, which has 24 episodes in total, has a good user rating of 8.4. We recently watched the episode “Dororo and Hyakkimaru.” More than one year has passed since this episode of the series. Let’s start by remembering the show and reviewing the expectations for the next season.
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What was the anime: Dororo about?
A samurai master sacrificed the organs of his newborn son to 12 demons for the battlefront’s supremacy. Still, this abandoned baby manages to survive thanks to a doctor. Deciding to hunt many demons to get his body back in one piece, the young hero encounters an orphan who is said to be Japan’s greatest thief during his journey.
What awaits us in the second season of Dororo?
Dororo fans are agog for the second 2 and its plot. The expectations for the second season are quite high. The first season has left a huge mystery behind to be solved in the second season. How will the character’s fate change? Will Dororo and Hyakkimaru reunite again? And, how will the characters come to life?
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First of all, Hyakkimaru was right. Hyakkimaru said that they would meet again. Somehow it will happen. Maybe not in the same body functions, but we are sure that Dororo and Hyakkimaru will meet again, just like Hyakkimaru claimed. Dororo will be so happy because they are reunited. In the second season, Hyakkimaru’s reason for his journey will gain more importance in their relationship. Dororo will be a beautiful young woman excited for this meet after so many years of waiting. Their special connection between their souls is like an invisible key, which will get season 2 richer. We will be able to observe their relationship more closely.
However, as there is light in the darkness, there is also darkness in the light. The past was full of lights, revenge, and confrontations. But, they do not mean to be over. In season 2, some unexpected characters will be involved and bring some changes. Even Dororo seems to be affected by those changes. So it is a common thought for season 2 that Dororo may act demonically. The actions will determine Hyakkimaru and Dororo’s behaviors. In season 2, we are ready to see the changes in years that these two characters spent apart. The wounds that Hyakkimaru left open behind will start to bleed with season 2. He may choose the light and forgiveness instead of killing. But there will be some consequences. Some gripping adventures are waiting for Dororo and Hyakkimaru among so many other characters in Dororo season 2.
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Will there be a second season of Dororo?
At the time of writing, there is no renewal from broadcast channels or MAPPA for the new season of the anime. Dororo is an anime adaptation of the manga of the same name written by Osamu Tezuka. The first original manga of the series was published between 1967 and 1969 and consists of 4 volumes in total. The old manga is now being illustrated by Satoshi Shiki in Champion Red magazine with its current version. However, the detail that should not be missed that the story mostly remains true to the main story. In other words, the manga, which continues to be published today, is actually just a modernization and the story flow of Osamu Tezuka, author of the 1967 manga, remains true. Characters have minor appearance changes, but the tone of the anime feels the same as the manga.
This means that the source material of the series is limited and the script is not continued at the moment. When we look at the series after 24 episodes, the story seems to be completed in general. A second season of the series is unlikely for us. However, the ratings of the series were pretty good and the fanbase is still alive. We can see a spin-off series in 2021 if we renewal announcement from MAPPA. We will be following for you.