Season 1 premieres October 2022, ending last Wednesday
Kodoani.com – TV anime adaptation of the light novel series The Eminence in Shadow (Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!) by Daisuke Aizawa streamed a special episode on Wednesday to celebrate its final episode — only to announce that the anime will get a second season. The main staff will return for the second season at studio Nexus. Stream does not reveal a premiere date for the new season.
The first season of the anime premiered in October 2022 and ended on February 15.
Some people aren’t right to play the flashy, face-to-face hero or the smug, mustached villain with greater fanfare than in real life. Instead, they operate in the shadows and pull social strings through intelligence and wit. That is the role Cid wants to play when he is transported to another world. Cid spins a thread or three and becomes the unlikely leader of the underground Shadow Garden organization fighting against a menacing cult (which he completely fabricated). However, there is a downside that even his wild imagination cannot foresee: the cult he created actually exists, and they are displeased because his illusions of power hinder him. their evil plans!
Kazuya Nakanishi (Darwin’s Game animation director) is directing the anime at Nexus. Makoto Iino will be adapting Tōzai’s original character designs into animation. Kanichi Katou is overseeing the series’ script. Kenichiro Suehiro will be composing the music.
The seven voice actresses who voiced the characters in Seven Shades of Gray performed the ending theme song “Darling in the Night.”
Aizawa began serializing the manga on the “Shōsetsuka ni Narō” (Become a Novelist) website in May 2018, and Kadokawa began publishing the manga series with Tōzai’s drawings, starting with the first volume. in November 2018. Anri Sakano launched a manga adaptation in Kadokawa’s Comp Ace magazine in December 2018. Seta U launched a spinoff manga titled Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! Shadow Gaiden (The Eminence in Shadow – Shadow Side Story) in Comp Ace in July 2019.
The Eminence in Shadow: Master of Garden game launches for iOS, Android and PC in November 2022. Crunchyroll Games has released the game in English.