Drifters is a Japanese manga series, by the writing and illustration of Kouta Hirona. Also, the series is serialized in Shonen Gahosha’s magazine, Young King Ours. However, this manga series is made into an animated version. So, the first anime season is into the screens of television from October 7, 2016, to December 23, 2016. Also, makers decided to renew the show for the second season. But, there is no official release date for the new season of Drifters.
The show belongs to the genre of adventure, and dark fantasy. Also, the English publisher of the manga series is Dark Horse Comics. So, the anime show is by the direction of Kenichi Suzuki. The producers of the show were Yasuyuki Ueda and Yoshiyuki Fudetani. This series is by the music composition of Yasushi Ishii and Hayato Matsuo in Hoods Drifters studio.
Season 2 Updates
Also, the original networks of the show were Tokyo MX, GYT, KBS, MBC, and GBS. However, the first season consists of twelve episodes. So, after the super success of the debut season, fans are eagerly waiting for the new season. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing issues of coronavirus pandemic, the industry of entertainment is stopped. So, there is no update regarding the new season.
Many people from the debut season, who gave their voices will be part of the new season. These include Murasaki by Mitsuru Miyamoto, Shimazu Toyohisa by Yuichi Nakamura, Oda Nobunaga by Naoya Uchida, Nasu no Yoichi by Mitsuki Saiga, and many more. So, these persons will come back for another season of Drifters.
Unfortunately, even after the three years of the release of the first season, there is no official news regarding the second season. But, as per rumors the new season will arrive in the upcoming months of 2020 and more likely to be in October 2020.
However, there is no official trailer yet for the second season. The story revolves around finding the different historical figures from the unknown world. Also, they use techniques and some powers like magicians to save the world from destruction. So, the second part of the show will probably from these issues. As there is no official news regarding the story of the new season.
The cast of Season 2
Shimazu Toyohisa who was a famed Samurai fighter is the main character based on real-life. Nobunaga Oda played the role of a powerful Japanese warlord. Yoichi Suketaka Nasu as a historical Samurai figure. He is portrayed as an effeminate 19-year-old man who became a part of the Drifters.