Drifters is a manga series written and illustrated by Kouto Hirano. The manga series was adapted into an anime that debuted on Kyoto Broadcasting System on 7th October 2016. With an IMDb rating of 7.7/10, the anime has been a smash hit.
There has been a subsequent rise in the anime viewership over the past few months. Owing to huge demands, streaming giants such as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and Disney+ have started maintaining separate anime libraries.
Drifters revolve around a group of warriors summoned to wage battle against each other. The show follows the journey of samurai Shimazu Toyohisa who finds himself thrust into battle with other legendary warriors. After the success of the first season, the fans are eagerly waiting for season 2.
The show has renewed for a second season immediately after the end of the first.
Drifters Season 2 Release Date
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However, there has been no official announcement regarding the exact release date of the show. But as per several insider reports, Drifters Season 2 will be released sometime 2022 with the screenwriting currently in progress.
What To Expect From The Second Season?
Season 1 revolved around the journey of samurai Shimazu Toyohisa hailing from the medieval times. Shimazu suddenly finds himself moved to a unique and parallel world loaded with tons of beasts, monsters, and people. To survive, he becomes a part of the group and is thrust into the battle of survival against legendary historical warriors. This group is known as Drifters, who are the key to Earth’s survival. A group of warriors called “Ends” wants to take over the world by ending the Drifters.
The first season ended back in 2016. The creators also announced four special episodes at the end of season 1. At the end of the final episode, we saw Kan’no Naoshi gathering all the animal tribes. He eventually ends up as the king of the united tribes, thus making him more powerful than ever.
Cast For The Second Season
This is how the expected cast stands:
- Yūichi Nakamura as Shimazu Toyohisa
- Wataru Takagi as Sundance Kid
- Naoya Uchida as Oda Nobunaga
- Shiho Kokido as Olminu
- Kenji Fukuda as Alesta
- Daisuke Ono as Butch Cassidy
- Koji Yusa as Flame
- Akira Ishida as Minamoto no Yoshitsune
- Mitsuki Saiga as Nasu Suketaka Yoichi
- Takahiro Sakurai as Abe no Haruakira
- Hiroshi Yanaka as Scipio Africanus
- Tomokazu Sukita as Saint Germi
- Yutaka Aoyama as Hannibal