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The anime Kyokou Suiri returns, but with an original episode

On the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by Kyo Shirodaira and illustrated by Chasiba Katase, Kyokou Suiri (In/Spectre), information about the first episode of the project’s second season, which will air on January 8 in Japan, was revealed. This first episode will be titled “Sono Kami no Na wa” Y it will be a completely original story (i.e. the adaptation of the original novels will start until the second episode).

In this first episode, Kotoko is consulted by the youkai of a certain apartment building about a strange apparition in which strange noises are heard at night coming from an empty room, and when she goes there, she only finds a four-armed doll. . To find out what the mystery is, Kotoko and Kuro head out to investigate.

Although the story is original, it is a story written entirely by Kyo Shirodaira, author of the original work. In fact, the production shared the visuals of this first episode, in addition to a message from the author himself, who wrote: «Finally the second season of the project begins. This time I was in charge of the drafts for an original story. I still don’t know the details of how it will turn out as an anime, including the episodes that are already in the manga, so I’m looking forward to the broadcast as much as the fans.».

The platform crunchyroll will once again be in charge of the distribution of this second season. For his part, Kyo Shirodaira The light novels began to be published. Kyokou Suiri with illustrations of hiro kiyohara in 2011 through the editorial seal Kodansha Novelslater moved to the label Kodansha Taigawhere he began to use the illustrations of Chasiba Katase. The twelve-episode first season aired in the season of Winter-2020 (January-March).

Production team

  • keiji gotou (Choujikuu Robo Meguru, Kiddy Grade, Sengoku Collection) returns to take charge of the direction in the studies Brain’s Base.
  • Noboru Takagi (C: The Money of Soul and Possibility Control, Durarara, Golden Kamuy, Sankarea) returns to handle the writing and supervision of the scripts.
  • Kentaro Matsumoto (D-Frag!, Grimms Notes The Animation) is in charge of character design and animation direction.

Kyokou Suiri Synopsis

Hidden in plain sight, spirits known as youkai inhabit the world. Though most are benign, a subset threaten the tenuous peace between youkai and humanity. Ever since he agreed to become their “God of Wisdom”, Kotoko Iwanaga has served as a mediator between the two realms, solving any supernatural problems that come her way. At a local hospital, Ella Kotoko approaches Kurou Sakuragawa, a college student whose long-term relationship ended in an unfortunate breakup. Kotoko harbors feelings for him and suspects that something supernatural lurks within her harmless appearance, so she asks Kurou for her help in helping the youkai.

Two years later, the news of an idol who was accidentally crushed to death by steel beams floods the press. However, months later, sightings begin to tell of a faceless woman wielding a steel beam. As with any supernatural problem, Kotoko and her partner set out to stop this spirit from wreaking havoc, but this case may turn out to be much more sinister and personal than they might have thought.

Font: comic natalie

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