Demon Lord, Retry! Season 2: Release date, news and rumors

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Two years have passed since fans enjoyed this fantastic Isekai anime. Demon Lord, Retry is an anime similar to Overlord and Re: Zero. The anime seems a bit slow at the start, but then things take a turn and grasp the attention of all viewers. Demon Lord, Retry is worth watching if you enjoy watching fantasy and Isekai anime. However, the show currently only has one season, and fans are desperately waiting for a season 2. Will fans finally be getting a season 2 after two years? Keep reading to find out.

Demon Lord, Retry, is called Maou-Sama Ritorai in Japanese. It is based on a light novel series written by Kurone Kanzaki. Its first edition was illustrated by Kōji Ogata, and the second by Amaru Minotake. In 2016, its serialization began on the website Hameln and Shōsetsuka ni Narō. The first season was released on July 4, and its last episode aired on September 19, 2019.

What Happened So Far In Demon Lord, Retry

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The anime follows the story of Akira Oono, an adult who works on an MMORPG Infinity Game. Akira finally chooses to shut down the game’s servers after fifteen years of creating it. Surprisingly, at midnight, everything changes, and suddenly, Akira discovers himself in the body of Infinity Game’s Demon Lord, called Hakuto Kunai.

Although Hakuto had created the game, he sees many things and creatures he is not familiar with. Such as a little girl called Aku who was being chased by a demon Greole. Hakuto starts to have doubts about investigating the world because he wants to find out many questions about this world of how he was sent here, and if it is the same world he had created. Akito starts traveling this world with Aku as his guide, and during his journey, his name becomes famous among the land as the “Demon Lord,” and many dangers begin to come near him.

What Is Going On With Ekachi Epilka?

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Ekachi Epilka is a new animation studio as it was founded only a few years ago, in March 2017. Before Demon Lord, Retry, it had only done one show called “Crossing Time”. After completing season one of Demon Lord, Retry, the studio began production for “180-Byō de Kimi no Mimi o Shiawase ni Dekiru ka?” in October 2021 it is still currently working. However, this anime is being co-animated with studio Indivision.

What Do We Know About Demon Lord, Retry Season 2 So Far?

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After season one ended, many rumors started on social media about Demon Lord, Retry, having a season 2. However, the officials have so far not given any confirmation regarding season 2. It has only been two years since season one ended, so the officials are probably making sure no information is leaked until the right moment of announcement.

What Are Fans Saying About Demon Lord, Retry Season 2?

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Demon Lord, Season 2 received many positive reviews from fans, and two years have passed since season 1 ended, and they have still not heard any news about it. Fans are starting to lose patience now and are trying to find any information possible related to season 2.

Fans feel a bit optimistic because of the announcement in the last episode of season 1. However, they are still getting doubts because the creators did not update it afterward. On the other hand, some fans are still hoping for a season 2 because they believe that not much time has passed since season 1 ended, so there are still good chances for a season 2 to be announced soon.

Here are some tweets of fans about Demon Lord, Retry Season 2:

Will There Be Demon Lord, Retry Season 2?

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Although Demon Lord, Retry was animated by a new studio, it gained a lot of popularity. At the end of episode 12, an announcement was made on the screen which said, “To be continued!”. After reading this, fans got their hopes high for a season 2 and started demanding a lot for it. However, the studio did not give any follow-up information regarding a season 2 afterward.

The first season is based on the light novel series, which ended only after three volumes, covering two of them. Soon afterward first edition finished, the author started a second edition of the light novel series and has released seven volumes so far, and it is still ongoing. Hence, there is good than enough source material available for season 2 because eight books can be used for its adaptation.

Many famous shows, such as One Punch Man, had its season 2 announced after three years. Only two years have passed since season one of Demon Lord, Retry ended. It is possible that the announcement was being delayed because of covid-19. Considering its popularity, demand, and availability of source material, a season 2 may be announced soon. Moreover, the creators certainly are interested in creating a season 2 because of the announcement in episode 12.

When Will Demon Lord, Retry Season 2 Be Released?

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The studio has not yet confirmed if Demon Lord, Retry Season 2 will be released or not, so its release date cannot be confirmed either. However, if it gets announced in 2022, then it will probably get released at the end of 2022 or early 2023.

What Can We Expect In Season 2 Of Demon Lord, Retry?

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In the end of season one, the Demon Lord had left the village of Rabi with the motive to find weapons to use against magic. However, the situation changes when Hakuto meets a hero on his way. At the same time, the village of Rabi continues progressing, which starts attracting the attention of neighboring countries.

Hakuto also saved a city and entered the territory further to understand the sociological mystery of this strange world. On the other hand, a report is received that a friend of Luna had become a slave. Hence, Luna leaves to save her. In season 2, Hakuto will continue to resolve the issues in this world, so understanding more about it and slowly the mystery behind his sudden transfer into the world will unravel.

Since no trailer has been released for season 2, many details cannot be confirmed. Sadly, fans will have to be a little more patient until they can see Hakuto on the screen once again.