With all the pandemic tension going on around the world, if you want to calm yourselves down and are in search of a comical series, then Toilet-bound Hanako-Kun is the right catch.
Based on the manga of the same name, Jibaku Shounen Hanako-Kun is a supernatural school story detailing events at Kamome Academy, a school shrouded by seven mysteries. One of the show’s trademarks is the unique style of the artwork.
It pays tribute to the manga by taking it straight out of its pages and making it come to life, which is one of the most loved things by the fans. The unexpectedly growing fan base of the show eagerly waits for another season, all you need to know is in this article.
1. Release Date
The last episode of Toilet-bound Hanako-Kun season one aired on March 26, 2020. So far, the show has had a positive response from the viewers, and anime fans have been showering the show with love.
With a total of 12 episodes in the first season, the show came to a rather inconclusive end.
So, a second season is undoubtedly going to be launched soon. Tentatively the second installment will release in the Spring of 2021. As official details are announced, updates will start rolling out, keep tuned in to the site.
2. Theory Section
When the title of a show has the word “toilet” in it, it becomes evident that the show is going to have some silly humor.
Alternately, this show is capable of jolting your mood from light comedy to unsettling horror and heartbreak and back again in an astounding manner. This uniqueness of the show leaves the fans craving for more.
I. Financial Standings
Since Toilet-bound Hanako-Kun is a relatively newer anime, there is no update on the financial standings of the franchise.
II. Animation Quality
Though the art style is beautiful and vibrant, fans have seemed to like the animation quality, but the critics don’t seem to please, since their animation is a little choppy, often appearing to be missing frames. (Score-7/10)
III. Was season one any good?
The show is divided into different story arcs, which typically follows each volume entangled with some of the various supernatural gimmicks of the premise.
Most of them deal with the seven mysteries at school, but sometimes, we also discover hidden truths from what you’d least expected.
Overall the supernatural show is action-packed with light comedy and a pinch of unsettling horror and is a must-watch. (Rating-8/10)
IV. Iro Aida’s Health
Iro Aida has been writing the manga since 2014, and the latest installment of the manga was released on December 27, 2019.
There is no news on the writer’s health, but the Coronavirus pandemic is definitely going to cause a delay in the next releases.
3. Production Update
Toilet Bound Hanako Kun Season 1 was animated by Studio Lerche, the same studio that worked on Radiant, Astra Lost in Space, and the Asobi Asobase. Masaomi Ando from Astra Lost in Space will be heading Toilet Bound. The show might face some issues due to Coronavirus Pandemic.
Speaking on twitter, Toilet-Bound Hanako-Kun anime voice actress Megumi Ogata pointed out how grave the situation is at the moment around the world and urged the fans to no to complain about the animation quality of the shows because there are a lot of cuts in production.
There is no news about the release of a new teaser for the second season of the show.
5. Key Visuals
No new Key Visuals for the second season have been released yet.
6. Expected Storyline
The Toilet-Bound Hanako-Kun Season 2 anime will have Hanako, Nene, and Kou investigating the supernatural Seven Wonders of Kamome Academy. Season 2 will continue from the chapters that haven’t been adapted yet.
The first season ended until Volume 6, Chapter 29. Season 2 will continue up to Chapter 35 from Volume 7. Without giving out any spoilers, we can say that Nene is going to get into a lot of trouble, and many mysteries are going to be unfolded in the next season.
7. Cast & Staff
The Cast & Staff for season two hasn’t been released as of now. Given below is the Cast & Staff of season 1, which is most probably going to be retained.
- Directed by Masaomi Andō
- Written by Yasuhiro Nakanishi
- Music by Hiroshi Takaki
- Studio: Lerche
- Hanako-Kun by Megumi Ogata
- Kou by Shouya Chiba
- Nene by Akari Kitou
8. About the Anime
Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun is a Japanese manga series by Iro Aida. It has been serialized in Square Enix’s shōnen manga magazine Monthly G Fantasy since 2014. It has been collected in twelve tankōbon volumes. The manga is licensed in North America by Yen Press.
One of the most well-known of Japanese tales is that of Hanako-san: the ghost of a young girl who haunts the school’s bathrooms.
Kamome Academy has its own version of Hanako-san’s legend. Rumors claim that if one successfully manages to summon Hanako-san, she will grant her summoner any wish. Lured by the gossip, many people have tried to call upon her, yet every attempt has failed.
However, when Nene Yashiro, a girl hoping for romantic fortune, dares to summon Hanako-san, she discovers that the rumored “girl” is actually a boy!