By Michael Fontanini / October 4th, 2019
HIDIVE has announced that they have acquired the streaming rights to fantasy anime Granblue Fantasy: The Animation Season 2 (from studio MAPPA). The studio is also known for Dororo, Kids on the Slope, and Ushio & Tora. The first season came out back in 2017. The second season will premiere on HIDIVE starting today (Friday, October 4th) at 16:30 UTC according to the press release. New episodes will follow every Friday at the same time.
Granblue Fantasy: The Animation Season 2 is based on the game, which is by Cygames. It continues the adventures of Grand and Lyria after the events of the first season. It is directed by Yui Umemoto, who is also known for Durarara!!, Kids on the Slope, and My Little Monster. Gran is played by Yuki Ono, who is known for ASSASSINS PRIDE, Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, and The Devil is a Part-Timer!. Nao Toyama stars as Lyria and has also been in GATE, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, and The Asterisk War. Katalina is played by Miyuki Sawashiro (High School of the Dead, Bakemonogatari, and Mushishi).
In season 2, Gran and Lyria are joined by trusted friends as they soar through the skies. They will dodge Erste Empire soldiers who wish to control Lyria’s special power. She possesses the ability to communicate with dangerous primal beasts. The blue skies ahead are fraught with danger, but with their friends by their side, Gran and Lyria are ready.
CygamesGranblue Fantasy - The AnimationHIDIVEMAPPAYui Umemoto