Wise Man’s Grandchild (Kenja no Mago), also known as The Sage’s Grandson, is a Japanese-made Fantasy anime. The anime, a light novel adaptation written by Tsuyoshi Yoshioka and illustrated by Seiji Kikuchi, was released in April 2019. The anime, licensed by Funimation and Crunchyroll, originally aired on AT-X, ABC, Tokyo MX, BS11. The anime, which was also broadcast on Hulu TV, found viewers from all over the world. The first season of the series completed with the episode “And So, Off into the World …” on June 26, 2019, and consisted of 12 episodes in total. It is curious whether the series will have a second season and when it will air. The series is produced by the same studio Silver Link as Bofuri, whose second season is expected.
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What was the plotline of Kenja no Mago?
A young man who died in the accident was reborn as a baby in another world! Afterward, Merlin Wolford, a patriotic hero, took him with him and named him Shin. Raised as Merlin’s grandson, he gained some shocking powers due to his education with Merlin’s teachings. But when he turned 15, his grandfather, Merlin, said, “I forgot to teach him common sense!” said. The unusual, otherworldly fantasy life of an abnormal child begins here!
Regarding season 2: Manga Episode 26 consists of additional sunscreen shenanigans, chest drownings, and criminal Grandpa fishing, which we hope could be covered for the second installment…
Will there be a season 2 of Wise Man’s Grandchild?
A renewal is expected for a long time for the anime series. However, license holders have not yet renewed the series for the second season. We will make an evaluation based on some predictions on this issue. Anime often use manga or light novels as resource materials.
What about the manga?
In fact, as we mentioned at the beginning of the article, the anime series is a light novel adaptation. Started to be published by Enterbrain in July 2015, light novel is still ongoing today. The latest volume, 13th volume was released in September 2020. The first season of the anime used only the first 3 of these 13 volumes. This means that there is no problem in terms of the source material. There are enough resources for the series for 4 seasons. Let us state again that the written source continues. Source material adequacy increases the possibility to see the second season in the future.
Other factors and release date of Wise Man’s Grandchild?
The series’s light novel is quite popular, but we can’t say the same for the anime. While the series has an average IMDb rating, it was only rated by 906 people worldwide. The fate of the anime is very uncertain, we recommend the more popular light novel series to those who are curious about the continuation of the series.
In such productions, anime is usually produced to advertise manga and games. We think that the continuation of the light novel will require a new season adaptation. Renewal is difficult in 2020 but could be announced in 2021. Watching a new season will take the end of 2021 at the earliest.
Who are the characters in the series?
We will continue to see the main characters in a second possible second season of the series. According to the manga, there will be new characters, but the main cast will remain.
- Shin Wolford
- August von Earlshide
- Maria von Messina
- Sizilien “Sicily” von Claude
- Alice Corner
- Thor von Flegel
- Lynn Hughes
- Yuri Carlton
- Tony Freyd
- Julius von Littenheim
- Mark Bean
- Olivia Stone
Is there a released trailer for season 2?
At this point, it is not possible to see the second season trailer of the series. First, it is necessary to illustrate the second season. And also, the best important one is the second season renewal is needed. Although there are some fan-made trailers, these are not true. Stay tuned for updates …