Saga of Tanya the Evil is an anime series that blends a story about the First World War and the German army with magic. Originally based on a light novel series, Carlo Zen writes the story. The creator of the anime series, released with the title “Yōjo Senki: Saga of Tanya the Evil“, is NUT, a successful studio. The studio has also recently attracted attention with the original anime series called Deca-Dence. It is directed by Yutaka Uemura, as in the other works of a fairly new studio. The anime licensed by Crunchyroll was originally broadcast by AT-X, Tokyo MX, SUN, KBS, TVA, BS11 local broadcasters. Aired between January 6, 2017 – March 31, 2017, the first season consisted of 12 episodes. The continuation of the story appeared as a movie instead of a new anime season in 2019. Now, fans are excited about the second season. So, will the anime has a second season?
What is the plotline of the anime?
The anime’s main character is a little girl named Tanya Degurechaff, who looks cute at first sight and has blond and blue eyes. But this little girl is not as innocent as she seems. A very powerful sorcerer, Tanya is always at the forefront of the war with many countries, especially the republic, in the name of a fictional empire. Tanya is such a powerful sorcerer that she can destroy entire detachments with a single bullet. By the way, this life is Tanya’s second coming to the world. Tanya, who was a Japanese man in his previous life, was punished by this lifestyle for not believing in God. Caring for her productivity and her career, this little girl will become the most dangerous being among the imperial army’s wizards.
Will there be a second season of Saga of Tanya the Evil?
The answer to the title is yes, the good news is finally here! According to the announcement made on June 19, 2021, the anime has been renewed for a second season. We had previously speculated about the second season and our followers know that we were sure that the anime would have a new season because all our metrics were showing it. It is also announced that the main staff and employees will also take part in the new season. Thus, we are sure that we will watch The Saga of Tanya the Evil in the second season with the same taste. The renewal was announced with the video with a key visual below but there is no trailer yet.
The anime is based on the light novel series written by Carlo Zen and illustrated by Shinobu Shinotsuki. The light novel series published by Enterbrain consists of 12 volumes so far. It is also published in English by Yen Press. The light novel is still ongoing since 2013. The anime’s first season covers the first 3 volumes of the light novel. “Saga of Tanya the Evil: The Movie“, published on February 8, 2019, was adapted from the 4th volume. There are 7 volumes of source material left, and the remaining stock material seems quite sufficient for more seasons.
Disc sales of the anime’s last season
Disc sales are essential for anime series to make a profit, and an anime is expected to sell at least 4,000 copies for the prospect of a new season. Although there has been a decline in disc sales in recent years, this figure is an average for the series to make a profit. A 3-volume disc was sold for the first season of The Saga Of Tanya The Evil. The average sales figure for the first season was 7,083. The disc sales seem to be above targets for sales. A sales figure such as this has brought a new season for most anime series.
Popularity and other details
Many video distributors in Japan have released the anime’s first season. Anime featured in U-NEXT, Amazon Prime Video, D Anime Store, Netflix, and FOD in Japan and also generated financial income from these distributors. According to the official anime website, Saga of Tanya the Evil movie box office revenue is 400 million YEN. This means he had good success at the box office. Besides, the anime ranked 178th in Myanimelist’s popularity ranking and has a good evaluation score of 7.97. The anime’s official Twitter account @youjosenki is followed by 85k people, which is not bad for an anime series. A second season with this popularity was not a surprise. Also, a smartphone game has been announced.
Release date of the second season of Saga of Tanya the Evil?
We know that the anime will have a second season. However, as of July 23, 2022, at the time of writing, no official release date has been announced for the new season yet. Sometimes we have to wait for new seasons of anime for years. However, we are confident that this period will be shorter as there is a renovation in the middle and the studio has already started preparations. Since there is no further announcement or a trailer for the new season currently, the best prospect for the anime’s new season seems will be aired early in 2023. We will update our article with official updates. Stay tuned.
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