Some great news for you about the second season of "Bastard! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy", based on the manga created by Kazushi Hagiwara. Get ready for more epicness as the release date for this thrilling sequel has been announced! Get ready to rock and roll on 31 July in Japan, and guess what? It's going to be a wild ride with fifteen episodes. Can you believe it?

But hold up, there's more to get excited about! We also have a sneak peek at some of the new tunes that will be gracing our ears. The band Coldrain will be blasting our speakers with the opening theme song titled "New Dawn" while Tielle will be enchanting us with the closing theme song called "La Muse Perdue" Talk about a killer soundtrack to accompany the intense action!

Let's rewind a bit and refresh our memories. The first season of "Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy" consisted of twenty-four episodes, which were released in two parts on Netflix in 2022. The original manga, penned by Hagiwara, was published in the Ultra Jump magazine by Shueisha from October 1987 to May 2010, spanning a total of twenty-seven volumes.

This incredible manga then inspired a six-episode OVA anime adaptation, produced by AIC and directed by Katsuhiro Akiyama, which hit the screens in August 1992.

Production team

Now, let's give a shoutout to the talented team bringing this wicked world to life.

  1. Takaharu Ozaki, known for his work on "Goblin Slayer" takes the helm as the director of the anime at LIDEN FILMS.
  2. Yousuke Kuroda, the mastermind behind "My Hero Academia" and "Mobile Suit Gundam 00" handles the scriptwriting and supervision.
  3. Sayaka Ono, with her experience in "CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon" is in charge of character design.
  4. And we can't forget the sonic sensation! Yasunori Ebi, responsible for the sound direction in "Naruto" and Yasuharu Takanashi, known for composing the soundtracks of "Naruto Shippuden" and "Fairy Tail" team up to deliver an electrifying musical experience.

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Synopsis for Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy

Now, let's dive into the fantastical world of "Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy" The kingdom of Metallicana is under attack by the Four Lords of Chaos. This villainous group, consisting of the ninja master Gara, the deadly Thunder Empress Nei Arshes, the cold and calculating Kall-Su, and the enigmatic Dark Priestess Abigail, will stop at nothing to achieve their desires, even if it means leaving a trail of destruction in their wake.

The High Priest Geo is desperate to save the kingdom and its people. To aid in his quest, he calls upon the mighty mage Dark Schneider, a man who once fought alongside the villains. Unfortunately, Dark Schneider has his own plans in mind. Will he stop the Four Lords of Chaos, or will he join forces with them in their quest for world domination? The fate of the kingdom hangs in the balance!


So, get ready to unleash your inner metalhead for the second season of "Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy" Mark your calendars for July 31st, grab some snacks, and prepare for an epic journey filled with dark magic, intense battles, and mind-blowing twists. Don't miss out on the action!

Remember, the world needs your awesomeness. Keep rocking! \m/

Source: comic natalie

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