The 1st season ended on Wednesday
The official website for TV anime Yuu Tanaka and LLO‘s Reincarnated as a sword (Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita) light novel series announced Thursday that the anime is getting a second season. The website unveiled a commercial and visual:
The first season’s 12th and final episode aired on Wednesday.
The website also posted a collaborative photo between Reincarnated as a sword and The time I was reincarnated as a slime: Scarlet Bond (Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken: Guren no Kizuna-hen) anime film.
The anime premiered on Tokyo MX 5 October before it is sent on ABC TV and BS Asahi. Episodes debuted a week before ABEMA service, starting on September 28.
Shinji Ishihira (Fairytale, Log the horizon, Eden’s Zero) directed the anime at C2C. Takahiro Nagano (Dueling Masters screenwriter) wrote and supervised the scripts. Atsuki Saitō (Hitori Bocchi no Marumaru Seikatsu, The Journey of Elaina – The Journey of Elaina episode animation director) designed the characters, and also served as chief animation director. Yasuharu Takanashi composed the music.
Kishida Kyōdan & The Akeboshi Rockets perform the opening theme song”Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita“(Reincarnated as a sword). Maon Kurosaki performing the ending theme song “more＜STRONGLY.”
Seven Seas Entertainment publishes both the original light novels and Tomowo Maruyamaits manga adaptation in English. The company describes the manga:
Reincarnated as a sentient weapon with memories of his past life but not his name, a magical sword saves a young beastgirl from a life of slavery. Fran, the cat-eared girl, becomes his wielder, and will only grow stronger, while the sword wants to know why he is here. Together, the odd duo’s journey has only just begun! This manga adaptation of the popular light novel series features charming artwork by manga artists Tomowo Maruyamaand is sure to be enjoyed by existing fans of franchise as well as brand new readers who are ready for a sharp fantasy narrative.
Tanaka launched the novels on the Shōsetsuka ni Narou website in October 2015, and Gentosha began publishing the series of illustrations by LLO in July 2016. The 14th compiled book volume aired on September 30. Maruyama launched the manga adaptation on Gentosha‘s Denshi Birz website in December 2016, and the 12th volume aired on September 24.
The light novel series has reached over 1.8 million copies in circulation.
Hinako Inoue launched Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita: Another Wish manga spinoff in June 2020.
Source: Reincarnated as a sword anime’s website, Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web