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B: The Beginning Season 2: Premiere Info, Visuals & News

B: The Beginning is a Netflix Original Anime series. A crime thriller anime produced by Production I.G, writtern by Katsuya Ishida and co-directed by Kazuto Nakazawa and Yoshiki Yamakawa.

The 1st season of the anime had all episodes released at the same time, worldwide, on its premier in March 2018. Since then fans have been eagerly waiting for any news on the season 2.

1. Premiere Date

B: The Beginning Season 2 Updates
B: Beginning | Source: IMDb

After a great response from the fans around the world, Netflix announced in June 2018 that it had renewed the show for a sequel. They uploaded a video with scenes from the first season and ending with a hint of the sequel.

Netflix has confirmed that B: The Beginning season 2 is in production. There has been no official statement about the premiere date of B: The Beginning Part 2. It is expected to return sometime in late 2020 or early 2021.

Once the news of the exact date is officially confirmed, this article will be updated with the relevant information.

2. Theory Section

Why should we look forward to this anime? Let’s look into the technical details such as the animation, the studio, and its popularity to check what influences the production of ‘B: The Beginning Season 2’.

I. About the Studio

Production I.G has been involved in the creation of numerous,well known anime like Psycho-Pass, Ghost in the Shell, Kuroko no Basuke, Guilty Crown, and many more.

It has also created many original video anime (OVAs) like the Prince of Tennis Movies, Haikyuu Movies, Ace of Diamon second season. We can expect the return of the studio in the production of B: The Beginning the sequel.

II. Animation Quality

This show holds nothing back in terms of great animation. It breathes life onto the screen with colour, characters, and background. Action sequences are fluent and crisp.

B: The Beginning [AMV] - Stay The Night
B: Beginning

The well-spaced editing helps the eyes in getting visual information easily, not too fast nor too slow. The art mixed in with the soundtrack bumps up your heartbeat as the suspense increases.

III. Was Season 1 any good?

The story at times…can be very confusing. The plot makes sense as you watch more and go deeper into it. Since B: The Beginning is a crime drama mixed with supernatural components, a lot of concepts are mashed together.

There is a mystery on one hand while an ancient prophecy on the other. Both plotlines are given equal attention as both feature the 2 protagonists: Keith and KoKou.

B: The Beginning Season Updates
Keith | Source: Netflix

Keith is an eccentric genius character, which makes him comparitively funny. He can solve puzzles easily and it is this that makes the viewers think, What will he do next?, Kokou is a bit gloomier, as compared to the bright Keith. He is a supernatural with a goal to achieve.

Watching a thriller show with gunfire, criminals, and dark despair, the bright scenes allow a breath of relief to the audience. This proves that the IMBD rating of 7.44 wasn’t for nothing, fans love this show.

IV. How popular is B: The Beginning?

Audience response to the anime was 78% on Rotten Tomatoes and many truly do love it. The stunning action, memorable heroes, the awesome action sequences. Not to mention the intrigue filled series which just leaves people wanting more.

Many fans even compare B: The Beginning to Death Note and Tokyo Ghoul. Same angst-y characters, twists and turns filled with sci-fi and supernatural powers and an evil organization to defeat.

Watching a thriller show with gunfire, criminals, and dark despair, the bright scenes allow a breath of relief to the audience. This proves that the IMBD rating of 7.44 wasn’t for nothing, fans love this show.

Now, the producer of the show also mentioned that all of them are busy working on the part 2, but unfortunately were delayed due to COVID-19.

3. New Key Visuals

No new key visuals for the second season of B: The Beginning have been released.

Since this is an original anime and not adapted from novels or manga, it is difficult to predict what will happen next.

4. New Teasers/Trailers

Check out the trailer below which raised the fans expectations.

超特報『B: The Beginning』シーズン2 制作決定!!
B: Beginning | Official Trailer

5. Recap

B: The Beginning blends crime drama with sci-fi with story arcs of 2 main characters, Keith and Kokou. The anime is set in the future where the world is powered by advanced technology.

We follow Keith, a legendary Investigator of RIS, as he solves crimes connected to Killer B. His path is intervened with a violinist, Kokou who is in search for his lover.

B: The Beginning Season Updates
B: Beginning Cover | Source: IMDb

A prophecy of a Black King is revealed and the mysterious crime organization is rampant. There are a few loose ends left which will be solved in the next season.

6. Expected Storyline

In the last episode, we see that Kirisame has survived. The reason behind Killer B, and the 2 fossils found on Jetblack demand a second season. We cannot all be true in our theories but fans are on a hunt.

7. Cast & Staff

There might not be any change in the cast and staff for the second season:

DirectorKazuto Nakazawa and Yoshiki Yamakawa
Series CompositionKatsuya Ishida
Character DesignKazuto Nakazawa
Hiroaki HirataKeith Kazma Flick
Yūki KajiKoku
Asami SetoLily Hoshina
Hiroki TōchiEric Toga

8. About B: The Beginning

The story is set in Cremona, an archipelagic nation in a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action. Kokou is the protagonist while Keith is the legendary investigator of the Royal Police Service (RIS).

A mysterious criminal organization. A wild race for the notorious serial killer, Killer B. In this city of chaos, Keith and Kokou try to meet their objectives as their paths intervene.

Source: Rotten Tomatoes

Originally Written By Epic Dope

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