A sequel to the well-known sports-themed manga, Major, titled “Major 2nd”, started serializing in the Weekly Shonen Jump in March 2015.
According to recent news, it’s the second season is on the way and is expected to premiere in April 2020.
The official Twitter account for the second anime series, @major2nd_tv, recently revealed new cast members, staff, and set 4th April as the premiere date for the anime.
[ #メジャーセカンド 2nd Series Key Visual & Main Staff Cast Decision!] The long-awaited new series, junior high school students will start broadcasting on NHK E Tele from 4/4 (Sat) 5:35 pm! #藤原夏海 Mr. & Mutsuko #花澤香菜 In addition to, as I like rookie Akira Nishina #山下大輝 Has decided! Look forward to future news !!English Translation
A new visual has also been released for Takuya Mitsuda’s Major 2nd:
The first Major manga ran in the Weekly Shonen Sunday from 1994 to 2010. It compiled a total of 78 book volumes. It was later adapted into 6 TV series and an anime film, titled “Major: Yūjō no Winning Shot,” in 2008.
The staff for the upcoming anime is as follows:
Director: Ayumu WatanabeScript:
Music: Kotaro Nakagawa
Original creator: Takuya Mitsuda
Character Design: Miki Matsumoto
Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama
The main cast for the upcoming anime is as follows:
Daiki Yamashita as Akira Nishina
Kana Hanazawa as Mutsuko Sakura
Natsumi Fujiwara as Daigo Shigeno
About Major 2nd:
The story follows Shigeno Daigo, an elementary school student, as he attempts to fill the shoes of his father, who used to be a professional player in the Major Leagues. Daigo gives up all efforts in less than a year. However, on meeting a transfer student from America, whose father used to be friends with Daigo’s father, he changes his mind. He then sets his eyes on becoming the greatest.