After the cliffhanger at the end of the first season, fans have been eagerly waiting for the revival of Darwin’s Game Season 2. Would we be able to get the answers to all the mysteries in the upcoming season? Dive in to figure it all out!!
“Darwin’s Game” (in Japanese “Dawinzu Gemu”) is an action-based Japanese television series produced by Nexus (a Japanese animation studio), under the direction of Yoshinobu Tokumoto. The show has been officially licensed by Aniplex of America and brought to us by Tokyo MX. The series is an adaptation of a manga series written by FLIPFLOPs that goes by the same name. The manga series consists of 25 volumes now.
The show first premiered on January 3, 2020, on Tokyo MX and finally concluded on March 20, 2020. It contains a total of 11 episodes. The show was able to create hype among the audience. The series has been able to secure a rating of 7.3/10 as stated by IMDb. Also, the anime received 82% approved ratings from the audience as recorded by rotten tomatoes.
Is the second outing of a action anime series cancelled?
Darwin’s Game Season 2 Synopsis: A Peek Into The Previous Season!
Before jumping into the details of Darwin’s Game Season 2, let us remind you of the previous season. The show unfolds the life of a 17-year-old boy named Kaname Sudo, who takes on an invitation from a friend to play a game called “Darwin’s Game”, a deadly game that involves a battle between life and death. Little does he know that it will change his life forever.
When he learns about the truth of the game, he tries to remove his name but has been trapped, and now, he must play the game in order to survive. Once a person enters the game, they are given a sigil, a special ability to help them survive throughout the game, that differs from player to player.
Kaname is a kind and compassionate boy who was basically trapped in playing this game. Though the game is full of assassinations, Kaname tries not to kill people.
But as the show moves forward, we find that there is a change in Kaname’s personality and he starts to understand the tactics of the game. His other friends are murdered by the opponents and finally, he decides to take action. Now, he wants to end the game by reaching its final level and killing the Game Master. He also finds out that an assassin in Panda attire is trying to kill him. ENOUGH OF THE SPOILERS!
To know what happens next in the story, you have to watch “Darwin’s Game” all by yourself.
Darwin’s Game Season 2 Release Date: When Is It Going To Be Renewed?
Though the series was able to gain the attention of the audience just after the release of a few of its episodes, it is still not clear whether there is going to be Darwin’s Game Season 2 or not. The fans are trying every possible way that lies in their capabilities while demanding a second season through social media.
As we have already mentioned, the show is entirely based on a manga series that started in 2012 and is still under production. Keeping this fact in mind, we expect that Darwin’s Game Season 2 will be happening as there is a lot of source material and many possible storylines that the makers can draw from the manga.
Since there is no official statement from the production studio, Nexus regarding Darwin’s Game Season 2, it will be hard to predict its release date. However, we are confident of its launch. Even if we receive an official notice, it will still take time in its production. We should be expecting the next season around the summer of 2023. Till then, you guys have to wait patiently and revisit the memory lane of the first season if need be.
Darwin’s Game Season 2 Plot: What Will Be The Storyline For The Upcoming Season?
The first season of the show focused on the hardships and struggles that Kaname faces when he is forced to be a part of the game. By the end of the first season, we find that Kaname and the Sunset Ravens use their power and intelligence to deliver the message to the opponents that the game is not allowed in their territory.
The ending of the first season was enough to make the fans raise many questions about the show. The mystery man who created the game is still to be found by Kaname and the Sunset Ravens. The first season left the fans with many unanswered mysteries which will probably be justified in the upcoming season.
There will surely be a lot of shocking discoveries and revelations about the game and its creator in Darwin’s Game Season 2. Also, we can expect a budding relationship between Kaname and Shuka. Most importantly, the second season will unveil the mystery behind the assassin in Panda attire, the creator of this game, and what was the reason behind its creation.
We are as excited and impatient as you are, but in the end, the wait will be worth it. As of now, there are no updates for Darwin’s Game Season 2. As soon as an update arrives, we will be the first ones to reveal it to you.
Darwin’s Game Season 2 Expected Cast: Who All Can Be Seen In The Second Season?
Since it is adapted from a manga series, there are very few chances that the protagonists of the series will be removed or changed. We should be expecting the same cast from the previous season in the upcoming season. There can surely see some new faces, however, we are certain about it yet. Here are the main characters in the series:
- Kaname Sudo is voiced by Yusuke Kobayashi (Japanese), Stephen Fu (English)
- Shuka Karino is vocalized by Reina Ueda (Japanese), Alexis Tipton (English)
- Rein Kashiwagi is played by Nichika Omori (Japanese), Tia Ballard (English)
- Ryuji Maesaka is voiced by Taku Yashiro (Japanese), Jarrod Greene (English)
- Sui/Sota is played by Yumiri Hanamori (Japanese), Brittany Lauda (English)
- Liu Xuelan is vocalized by Ai Kayano (Japanese), Katelyn Barr (English)
- Ichiro Hiiragi is voiced by Takehito Koyasu (Japanese), Chris Wehkamp (English)
Other characters in supporting roles are Hamada (Yuya Hirose), Kyoda (Chiaki Kobayashi), Shinozuka (Fukushi Ochiai), and Suzune Hiiragi (Konomi Kohara), and Wang (Yoshitsugu Matsuoka).
Darwin’s Game Season 2 Trailer: Will It Arrive Soon?
The show was released back in 2020 and it has been nearly two years now, yet no updates have come from Nexus. Sadly, we will have to wait until Nexus releases the trailer for Darwin’s Game Season 2. Until then, you can entertain yourself by reviewing the first season again. If you like shows about survival, like “Squid Game”, this anime is the one for you!!
Some Frequently Asked Questions Related To Darwin’s Game Season 2 –
1. Is there a season 2 for Darwin’s game?
Studio Nexus haven’t yet spilled the beans about the fate of Season 2. The anime series is waiting for its turn to be renewed. The first season premiered in 2020 and since then, we haven’t got any updates about the show.
2. Has Darwin’s game ended?
No, neither the anime series has been canceled nor has it been greenlit.
3. Is Darwin’s Game season 2 Cancelled?
As per reports of Looper, the status of the second season is still unknown. Till now, Studio Nexus hasn’t revealed whether Drawin’s Game will get a second season or not.
4. Is Darwin’s game worth watching?
Yes, the series is a fantastic blend of action and suspense. If you are a big fan of action anime series then this one is for you. The anime has got 7.2/10 stars on IMDb, which is quite impressive.