Fans have been expecting the second season of Days. There has been a slight change in the release of Season 2.
Days anime is a sports anime based on a manga written and illustrated by Tsuyoshi Yasuda. The anime’s first episode was released on July 2, 2016, and has twenty-four episodes and five OVAs released afterward. Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine serialized the manga, and the first chapter came out in April 2013. Since then, the franchise has developed a large fanbase worldwide.
Fans have been anxiously waiting for the release of the second season. After waiting for a long time, fans were finally able to get the first season of Days. The animation was carried out by the renowned studio MAPPA, which ensured the animation would be breathtaking and that new fans and manga readers alike would love it. However, almost five years have passed since the release of season one, and they’re still haven’t been Season 2.
So, is Days Season 2 coming out? Continue reading to find out.
What happened so far in Days
The anime follows the story of Tsukushi Tsukamoto, a bullied, cloddish and shy, teenager who’s about to start high school. He enrolls into Seiseki High School to be with Sayuri Tachibana, his childhood friend, neighbor, and a year senior to him. Tsukushi is bullied when he visits Sayuri at work but is saved by Jin Kazama. Jin frightens away the bullies by attacking them with nunchucks, and he claims to be a vagrant. Afterward, Jin asks Tsukushi if he’s interested in football and then invites him for a match that night because his team is short one player. Tsukushi surprises Jin by showing up after running ten miles in heavy rain with only one shoe because of being chased by bullies.
Tsukushi is short and clumsy, and he doesn’t perform well in the match. However, he proves his determination by running throughout the game with an injured foot. After a lot of effort, Tsukushi can score a goal and hits his head against the pole right afterward. Tsukushi finds out Jin will be a freshman at his high school, and he also decides to join the football club so he can play alongside him.
Little does he know that Seiseki’s high school football club is famous nationwide, and students from all across Japan look up to it. Tsukushi is able to enter the team, although he’s weak and inexperienced. The series further shows Tsukushi’s perseverance and efforts, leading to him playing in tough matches and motivating his team members to perform better.
What is going on with MAPPA?
Studio MAPPA is one of the best animation studios in Japan. They have worked on many popular projects before producing Days, and they have continued working on various famous anime after completing the production of Days Season 1. They include Yuri on Ice!!!, Kakegurui, Banana Fish, Jujutsu Kaisen, and Attack on Titan: The Final Season Part 1.
The studio is currently busy as its currently working on the animation of four projects, Takt. Op. Destiny, Attack on Titan: The Final Season Part 2, Dance Dance Danseur, and Chainsaw Men.
What do we know about Days Season 2 so far?
Crunchyroll had misreported that Days would be getting Season 2, which led many fans into getting in confusion and false hope.
However, the studio nor the writer has given any official announcement regarding the release of Season 2. Instead, there were OVAs released, which concluded the story. Hence, the release of Days Season 2 is not yet confirmed.
What are fans saying about Days Season 2?
Days has a large and loyal fanbase that has been hoping for Season 2, mainly because there have been so many rumors about its release. Fans on Reddit have expressed their confusion because Season 2 was supposed to come out to conclude the story, but OVAs came out instead. Fans on Twitter showed extreme anger after finding out that Season 2 is not coming.
Will there be Days Season 2?
Days season one was trendy and successful. The manga on which the anime is based has been highly successful; it was reported in December 2020 that the manga had more than ten million copies in circulation, and it won in the Shonen category at the 40th Kodansha Manga Awards in 2016. Apart from that, the manga has many other awards too. Seeing the success of the manga and the first season as well, it is a good enough motivation for the studio to make a second season.
Soon after the first season had ended, fans had started demanding a second season. Moreover, the manga story was not completed in the first season, which indicated a need for a second season. The creators then confirmed that they would be completing the plot, but they had not confirmed if it would be completed in a second season. Rumors began to spread that a second season is coming out. The creators later cleared the confusion that Days will be getting a sequel in three original anime DVDs (OADs). The three OADs were launched on March 16, May 17, and July 17, 2018, and they covered all of the remaining plots of the story.
Since the plot is now covered, there is no more source material left for Season 2. The had also ended on January 20, 2021, which means that Days anime has also probably ended.
When will Days Season 2 be released?
Season 2 will most probably not be released due to the reasons mentioned above. Hence, there is no date release date available for Season 2 either.
What can we expect in Season 2 of Days?
The source material of Days has already ended with season one and the OVAs, so it’s hard to predict the plot of Season 2 accurately. The story of Days ended by covering the last arc manga of the final match of the National Championship, Tokyo Preliminaries Block A.
The team wins all the matches and becomes Tokyo A representative for the National Championship. Should Season 2 be released, it might continue a plot afterwards. The continue progressing more and reaching higher levels by trying to aim to play on an international level.