Will there be a season 2 of 86 anime? All Things We Know is Here!


86 is an anime series based on Asato Asato’s light novel series of the same name, illustrated by Shirabii. The series adaptation was announced during a Livestream marking Kadokawa’s “Kimirano” light novel website’s one anniversary on March 15, 2020. It is produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Toshimasa Ishii, with screenplays written by Toshiya no, characters designed by Tetsuya Kawakami, and music composed by Hiroyuki Sawano and Kohta Yamamoto. Shirogumi created the CG.

The series was initially intended to premiere in 2020 but has been delayed indefinitely.

The anime is broken into two parts, with the first showing on Tokyo MX and other stations from April 11 to June 20, 2021.

Tokyo MX will air a special program celebrating the series’s premiere on March 28, 2021, starring Shya Chiba and Ikumi Hasegawa, producer Nobuhiro Nakayama, and soundtrack composer Hiroyuki Sawano.  The second part premiered on October 3, 2021, and concluded on March 19, 2022.  The first opening theme is Hitorie’s “3-bun 29-by,” while the first ending theme is SawanoHiroyuki: Mizuki’s “Avid.” and the second theme is SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]: Laco’s “Hands Up to the Sky.” The second opening theme is Amazarashi’s “Kykaisen” (lit. Boundary Line), while the third closing tune is Regal Lily’s “Alchemila.”

Crunchyroll licensed the series for an English simulcast and simuldub outside of Asia.

Muse Communication licensed the series for Southeast Asia and distributes it through iQIYI and Bilibili.

86 Season 2 Release Date

The release date for 86 Season 2 has been set as October 2, 2021, during the Fall 2021 anime season. The second season will be available in four Blu-ray/DVD packages, each of which will contain all 12 episodes.

The decision to delay the final two episodes of 86 Eighty-Six season 1 was met with outrage by members of the community.

However, once word spread that the reason for the closure was to preserve the excellent quality of cour 2, public perception improved.

This is, interestingly, the story of the anime series thus far in terms of public perception and ratings. Following an uninspiring start to its broadcast, the anime series 86 Eighty-Six quickly became one of the year’s most popular new releases.

At the time of writing, the series is rated an exceptional 9/10 on RatinGraph and 8.2/10 on IMDB, with part 1 receiving an 8.2/10 from 217,000 reviews and part 2 receiving an 8.47/10 from 54,000 reviews on MyAnimeList.

As one fan writes on MyAnimeList, “the term masterpiece is tossed about so liberally these days that it has almost lost its meaning.” They continue, however, by stating that “Eighty-Six:86 is a masterpiece in the truest meaning of the word and one of the best stories in the medium’s contemporary history.”


Who are the Season 2 cast members of 86?

The tale of “86 Eighty-Six” revolves around its central ensemble of individuals. The connection between Colorata and Alba is explored through Lena’s (Japanese: Ikumi Hasegawa; English: Suzie Yeung) long-distance romance with Spearhead (via Myanimelist). Although she opens the story with pro-Colorata sentiments, her understanding of their plight as warriors and second-class people evolves over the novel. This is particularly true of her relationship with Spearhead Captain Shin “Undertaker” Nouzen (Shouya Chiba/Billy Kametz).

These two, though, are merely a small part of what makes Spearhead unique. Raiden Shuga (Seiichir Yamashita/Jonah Scott), Theoto Rikka (Natsumi Fujiwara/Casey Mongillo), Anju Emma (Saori Hayami/Maureen Prince), and Kurena Kukumila (Sayami Suzushiro/Erica Mendez) are among the other major characters that may feature in the second cour. Even still, this group represents a minority of Spearhead’s population, and as Lena prepares to face the next generation of Spearhead fighters, the cast of personalities will only become larger.

Where can I see the second season of 86?

Only Crunchyroll Officially Streams the Series

86  is available only through Crunchyroll’s streaming service. This is the official site for season 2 of 86 to be seen online.