On the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels Arifureta Shokugyou from Sekai Saikyou (Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest), a new visual was released for the upcoming Season 2 OVA. This OVA will be titled “Maboroshi no Bouken to Kiseki no Kaikou (Phantom Adventures and Miraculous Encounters)” and its release is scheduled for September 25 in Japan.
The title coincides with one of the short stories of the original light novels, while this OVA will be included as a benefit of the special edition of the thirteenth volume of the light novels, which, as previously mentioned, will be released on September 25. in Japan. The statement concludes by noting that Satoshi Hino will play the character Naiz Gruen.
This second season premiered during the Winter-2022 season (January-March) and had a total of twelve episodes (plus an OVA on the first Blu-ray), while the Funimation platform is responsible for its distribution in the West. For its part, Ryou Shirakome publish these light novels with illustrations by Takayaki through the publisher OVERLAP since June 2015. The first season was produced by studios WHITE FOXfeatured thirteen episodes and aired in July 2019.
- Akira Iwanaga (Tegami Bachi, Fukigen na Mononokean) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios Asread In collaboration with Studio MotherLeaving out studies WHITE FOX of this production and replacing Kinji Yoshimotowho directed the first season.
- Shoichi Satō (Corpse Party: Tortured Souls, Minami-ke: Okawari, Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- chika kojima (Big Order, Shuffle!, Mirai Nikki) is in charge of character design.
Synopsis for Arifureta Shokugyou by Sekai Saikyou
High school student Hajime Nagumo is bullied by his classmates for dating the school idol, Kaori. When he and the rest of the class are transported to a fantasy world, all of his classmates are given powerful magical abilities, while Hajime only gains basic alchemy magic to transmute solid materials, a common occurrence for blacksmiths. During a dungeon raid, he is betrayed by one of his teammates and thrown to the bottom of the dungeon. Hajime survives the fall and starts creating weapons to escape the dungeon and become stronger. On his way, he meets the vampire Yue, and is later joined by the bunny-eared girl Shea, the perverted dragon Tio, and others.
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(c) Ryo Shirakome, OVERLAP/ARIFURETA Project