BanG Dream! 2nd Season to Stream in Over 60 Countries, Jan 3 Premiere

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BanG Dream! 2nd Season | Key Visual

The staff for the BanG Dream! franchise have announced that the 2nd season of the anime will begin airing on January 3, 2019. In addition to this news, they revealed that the 2nd season would be streamed in over 60 countries, including those in Asia, Europe and North America. The way in which Blu-rays of the anime would be distributed was also announced. Instead of releasing the anime Blu-rays as standalone, they will be packaged with certain BanG Dream! CD’s starting in April 2019. It is not known which singles will come with the Blu-ray at this time.

The official YouTube channel for the franchise also released commercials featuring 5 of the bands that will be in the anime. The 5 bands are the one’s featured in the mobile game: Poppin’Party, Afterglow, Pastel*Palettes, Roselia, and Hello, Happy World!

You can check out their commercials below.





Hello, Happy World!


Character art for each of the bands was also revealed on the anime’s official website. This includes artwork for the band RAISE A SUILEN, previously known as THE THIRD(TBD). You can check those out below.

BanG Dream! 2nd Season | Poppin'Party

BanG Dream! 2nd Season | Afterglow

BanG Dream! 2nd Season | Pastel*Palettes

BanG Dream! 2nd Season | Roselia

BanG Dream! 2nd Season | Hello, Happy World!

BanG Dream! 2nd Season | RAISE A SUILEN


BanG Dream! 2nd Season is set to premiere on January 3, 2019 and is produced by Sanzigen. The first season is licensed for release in North America by Sentai Filmworks and streamed by Crunchyroll. Are you ready for the next season of this anime?

SOURCES: BanG Dream! Franchise JP Twitter, EN Twitter and Official Website, Voice Media JP via Bandori Party

About Patrick Aguda

Patrick is an avid fan of both video games and anime. He has been a fan of anime since his older sister introduced him to the genre when he was younger. He grew up watching shows such as Cardcaptor Sakura, Digimon Adventure, Gundam Wing, Dragon Ball Z, Tenchi Muyo and Yu Yu Hakusho. His favorite games include Persona 3 Portable, Steambot Chronicles and the .hack//G.U. trilogy. He strongly believes that Sinon, Maki and Mash are best girls.