The Helpful Fox Senko-san is a comedy-genre anime series released in 2019. Based on the manga of the same name written by Rimukoro, the anime is one of the Funimation licensed anime. The anime, originally aired on AT-X, Tokyo MX, TVA, KBS, SUN, BS11 local channels, was also broadcast in English with the Animax Asia network. It can also be watched on the Crunchyroll platform. Netflix also published the series, not worldwide but in Japan. Doga Kobo Studio, the producer of anime, is a hardworking and successful studio that has published many anime series in recent years. Asteroid in Love, which we previously featured, is also one of the works of the same studio. The anime series, which started airing on April 10, 2019, consists of 12 episodes in total and had the season finale on June 26, 2019. After over a year has passed, fans are curious. Has the series been renewed for a second season?
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The plotline of The Helpful Fox Senko-san
Nakano is the main character who has a tiring job. Nakano’s normal life is turned upside down by an 800-year-old little fox girl named Senko-san. Cooking, cleaning, or taking special care will relieve Nakano’s fatigue.
Calm, peaceful, calm, light, and happy. The series is made to relieve the fatigue of the day, and this is exactly the content of the anime. This is the only way to explain both what happened within the anime and its effect on the audience.
The expectations of the second season of the series increased even more after the final episode. We do not specify in detail so as not to give spoilers, but those who watched the finale of the series watched how the screenwriters referenced for the second season. In the rest of our article, we will evaluate the possibilities of the second season.
Will there be a second season of The Helpful Fox Senko-san?
At the time of writing, neither Funimation nor studio Doga Kobo nor anime manga publisher Kadokawa Shoten renewed the series for a second season. Nothing is certain for now. It can sometimes take years to renew anime for a new season. We can make some predictions as to whether there will be a new season. The second seasons of the anime are mostly linked to Blu Ray DVD sales, popularity, and resource availability.
The Helpful Fox Senko-san Manga Status
As mentioned earlier, The Helpful Fox is an adaptation of the manga written by Senko-san Rimukoro. The manga series, which started broadcasting on Comic Newtype in October 2017, consists of 8 volumes in total. The good news is that the anime is still going on. Its last volume was released on December 10, 2020.
The manga contains 8 volumes and 63 chapters in total. Anime covers 23 chapters of the manga. Considering that the manga is still ongoing, there is enough source material for a second and third season.
Other factors and popularity
The news was good for the manga. Similar good news goes for the series’ popularity. The popularity score of the anime with a strong community is 76.9% according to our metrics. As you can see from our anime page, this score is above average and enough for a see the second season renewal. The reviews of the series seem average. There are no obstacles to seeing a new season, but still, everything depends on a renewal. We see the probability of a new season coming 60%. The studio that prepared the first season has made some plans for 2021 and 2022, but The Helpful Fox Senko-san is not visible in the plan for now. We will follow up for you. If a renewal comes for a second season soon, it can be aired in Late 2021. Stay tuned for updates.
Works of studio Doga Kobo
|Planned anime||Release year||Genre|
|Osananajimi ga Zettai ni Makenai Love Comedy||2021||Comedy, Romance|
|Selection Project||2021||Music, Idol|
|Möbius Dust||2022||Kids, Game|
|The Helpful Fox Senko-san||Pending||Comedy|