By Patrick Aguda / July 3rd, 2016
The latest issue of Jump Square has revealed that Blue Exorcist would be receiving a 2nd season. The 2nd season will cover the Kyoto Impure King arc.
Some of the staff for the anime have been announced. A-1 Pictures will once again produce the anime.
The staff announced includes:
- Director: Koichi Hatsumi (replacing Tensai Okamura)
- Scriptwriter: Toshiya Ono/Ryota Yamaguchi
- Composers: Hiroyuki Sawano, Kohta Yamamoto
- Character Design: Keigo Sasaki
A trailer was also released for the 2nd season. You can check that out below.
A synopsis of the 2nd season is provided by Crunchyroll.
The story of Blue Exorcist continues with the students of True Cross Academy alongside the Exorcists who fight the demons that appear on Earth.
The eye of Fujo-O the impure king was stolen from the secret room of the True Cross Academy. Rin and his friends are sent to recover the stolen eye in Kyoto, where the second eye is located. Ryuji’s family’s mission is to protect it at all costs. But when both eyes are used together, the Impure King, a demonic entity that has left thousands dead in the middle of the 19th century will be brought back to life …
The 2nd season of Blue Exorcist is set to premiere in 2017. The cast from the 1st season will return in the 2nd season.
Are you excited to see the Blue Exorcist anime continue?
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