Ancient Magus Bride S2 title

The Ancient Magus Bride is returning for a second season, according to Crunchyroll. From the Season 2 preview, it looks like this will be an adaptation of the College Arc. Unlike Season 1, which aired in 2017 and was animated by WIT Studio, Season 2 will be handled by Studio Kafka, which also animated the recent The Boy from the West and the Knight of the Blue Storm Original Animation Disc that released alongside manga volumes 16-18.

Several staff members and cast are returning for this production. From the Crunchyroll release:

The staff and returning cast are as follows

  • Director: Kazuaki Terasawa
  • Script: Aya Takaha, Yoko Yonaiyama, Chiaki Nishinaka
  • Character Design: Hirotaka Kato
  • Chief Animation Director: Kohei Tokuoka
  • Color Design: Yuko Kobari
  • Art Director: Seiki Tamura
  • Director of Photography: Mayo Suzuki
  • CGO Director: Katsuaki Miyaji
  • Special Effects: Chiptune
  • Editing: Daisuke Imai
  • Music: Junichi Matsumoto
  • Music Production: Flying Dog
  • Sound Director: Shoji Hata
  • Sound Effects: Noriko Izumo
  • Sound Production: Sound Team Don Juan
  • Animation Production: Studio Kafka


  • Atsumi Tanezaki as Chise Hatori
  • Ryota Takeuchi as Elias Ainsworth
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Ruth
  • Aya Endo as Silky
  • Satoshi Hino as Mikhail Renfred
  • Mutsumi Tamura as Alice

You can see special artwork by mangaka Kore Yamazaki and other production members below.

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oprainfall also featured The Ancient Magus Bride – The Boy From the West and the Knight of the Blue Storm in our weekly anime roundup back in July.

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