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Tokyo Revengers will release its sequel in 2023 and announces the new voice of Draken

A leak from the next edition of the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine shared by popular japanese leaker Ryokutya reported that the second season of the anime adaptation of tokyo avengerstitled as Tokyo Avengers: Seiya Kessen-hen (Tokyo Avengers: Christmas Showdown), is scheduled for release in January 2023 in Japan. Production remains in the studios LIDEN FILMS and the team remains “almost unchanged”.

A press release confirmed this information and revealed the first promotional image of this second season, accompanied by a special video that celebrates the fact that the band Tokyo Manjiprotagonist of the franchise, was founded on June 19 according to the original story.

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The leak also reported that Masaya Fukunishi has been appointed as the new voice of Ken “Draken” Ryuuguujiafter the departure of Tatsuhisa Suzuki. Fukunishi has played minor roles like Liu in Nomad: Megalo Box 2 and immersed in Blue Period. This information was confirmed by the press release, and in the video above you can hear this new voice.

ken wakui the publication of the manga began in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine from the publisher Kodansha in March 2017. A twenty-four episode anime adaptation produced by studios LIDEN FILMSunder the direction of Koichi Hatsumi and scripts written by Yasuyuki Mutopremiered in the Spring-2021 season (April-June) in Japan. Crunchyroll handled its distribution in the West, and the original manga is currently in its final stretch.

Synopsis for Tokyo Avengers

Takemichi Hanagaki’s second year of high school was the high point of his life. He had respect, a gang of friends he could count on, and even a girlfriend. But that was twelve years ago. Today she is a nobody: a rickety nothing who is made fun of by children and who is always forced to apologize to her youngest boss. A sudden news about the cruel murder by the Tokyo Manji gang of the only girlfriend he had with her brother only adds insult to injury. Half a second before a train ends her pitiful life forever, Takemichi recalls that same day twelve years ago, when she was still dating Hinata Tachibana.

After being forced to relive the same day his downward spiral began, Takemichi meets Hinata’s little brother. Without thinking, he admits his apparent death before going back in time. Takemichi urges her to protect her sister from him before inexplicably returning to the future. Miraculously, he is not dead. Stranger still, the future has changed. It seems that Takemichi can alter the flow of time. Given the opportunity to prevent the tragic death of his ex-girlfriend at the hands of the Tokyo Manji gang, Takemichi decides to fly through time to change the course of the future.

Font: Ryokutya // Comic Natalie

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