World Trigger anime series ran from 2014-2016, and there was a long break after that. Just when fans of the series were about to give up hope for a new season, Toei enters as the savior.
Aliens called ‘Neighbours’ attack Mikado city from time to time. These alien attacks are stopped by ‘Border,’ a defence force. What will happen when a border trainee befriends a humanoid neighbour?
The official website of World Trigger has announced the second season of the anime. It will start broadcast on 9th January 2021. It will air in the “NUM Animation” block of TV Asahi.
A new visual for the anime’s season 2 has been released. The visual shows Yuma Kuga, the humanoid neighbour.
A special program will be held on 30th October before the airing of season two. The voice actors of Yuma Kuga and Osamu Mikumo will be attending the program.
Sumiharu Inukai will host the program and he is an ardent fan of the World Trigger series.
The program will deliver new information about the upcoming season and a talk corner with the cast. Some live performances are also arranged. It will be streamed on the official Youtube channel of Toei Animation.
Moria Hatano (Dragon Ball Super’s selected episodes) is the new series director. The rest of the cast and staff from the previous season of World Trigger had resumed their roles for the upcoming season as well.
Season one of the anime aired in 2014, while a sequel aired in 2015. The English dubbed version became available on Crunchyroll in February 2020.
About World Trigger
World Trigger, also known in short form as WorTri, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Daisuke Ashihara.
It was initially serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2013 to November 2018 and later transferred in December 2018 to Jump Square.
A mysterious white-haired kid named Yūma Kuga gets transferred to the local school. It turns out, Kuga is actually a humanoid.
In school, he becomes friends with another student, Osamu Mikumo, who is, in fact, an undercover C-class Border trainee. Mikumo becomes the perfect guide for Kuga to save him from being discovered by Border.