Death March To The Parallel World Rhapsody is a popular Japanese anime that premiered in 2018. Since season 1, fans have been wondering about Death March season 2.
Hepburn: Desu Māchi Kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyōsōkyoku anime is based on light novel series written by Hiro Ainana. The anime is about a 29-year-old gaming programmer who passes away and gets reincarnated as a 15-year-old warrior in a game that he created.
The anime series is adapted by Silver Link and it aired from January to March 2018. Season 1 of Death March was licensed by Crunchyroll and Funimation.
Here’s everything we know about Death March Season 2.
Will There Be Death March Season 2?
Death March is a quite popular anime with a decent performance and reception by fans. After the release of season 1 of the anime in 2018, there has been no update regarding Death March season 2.
The Silver Link studios have been quiet about season 2 of Death March and have announced no release date regarding season 2.
Most anime TV shows take years before making a comeback, and it’s normal to have a 5-6 year break in-between seasons. There are various factors that affect the status of the show.
For starters, Silver Link studios have been very busy with other projects like Bofuri season 2. Some other projects that the studio is currently working on are Ragna Crimson, Tearmon Empire, and The Misfit of Demon King Academy.
Due to the popularity of the show, Death March was expected to make a comeback in 2020, but it was postponed due to COVID-19. Ever since then, there has been a change in the viewership and demand for season 2, so there is no official news regarding the renewal of the series.
Hopefully, we will get an update soon. There are various factors that affect the status of the show. For example, there is the popularity of the show, reviews, and sales.
What is Death March Season 2 Release Date?
As of right now, there is no release date for Death March season 2. The first season of the show aired in 2018 with 12 episodes. Since then there is no news regarding the renewal of the show.
However, no release date does not mean the show has been canceled as there have been no official reports regarding it. Silver Link and Connect animation has yet to make a comment on the show. So, there is still hope for season 2.
Season 1 of the show ended with a major cliffhanger, suggesting that the studio will pick up the story from there somewhere in the future.
There is plenty of other popular anime that are still waiting for renewal like King’s Game, Great Pretender, and Yasuke.
Death March Popularity and Reviews
Death March is a popular anime with a huge fanbase. The anime has an audience score of 6.46 on MyAnimeList with a popularity rating of #428.
The isekai series is mostly compared to One Punch Man and has mixed reviews. The show focuses on a powerful MC that saves women from slavery. Some fans have also compared the MC with Sword Art Online’s Kirito.
On IMDB, the show has a similar rating of 6.6/10. The adventure comedy anime is popular among fans in the West, as most are still hoping for another season. According to critics, the show has a fantastic soundtrack and character stories.
However, according to some, the show was monotonous with a common plot that has been used multiple times where the MC is transported into a virtual world.
Death March Source Material and Manga
Another major factor that determines the renewal of the anime series is the source material. The original source material for Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody is the light novel series and manga.
The light novel series is written by Hiro Ainana and has a total of 26 volumes. The manga has 14 volumes. The good thing is that the light novel series has not ended yet, and there are more volumes to come in the next years as the story continues.
Season 1 of Death March covered the first 3 volumes only, or 42 chapters. It means there is plenty of source material for season 2 and more seasons if the Studio decides to continue the anime.
Death March Season 2 Trailer
There is no official trailer for Death March season 2. The show has not been renewed for another season, so there is no trailer, release date, or plot announced for season 2.
What is Death March About?
Death March is about Ichirou Suzuki, a 29-year-old programmer who gets transferred into a game that he created a few years back. Suzuki has a chance to start over his life in the game. However, by the time he adapts to the new life, he is ambushed by various characters.
Suzuki is ambushed by lizard men, during which he accidentally kills a god, which boosts his points up. He sets out to find a way out of the game as he arms himself with new skills and weapons. During his journey, he makes various new friends and allies.
Main Characters of Death March
Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody season 1 has amazing characters, and if season 2 gets confirmed, we can expect most of them to make a comeback.
Here are the main characters of the series:
|Ichirou Suzuki||Shun Horie|
|Zena Marienteil||Rie Takahashi|
|Misanaria Bolenan||Airi Eino|
Death March is a pretty good anime show with a great storyline and stunning visuals. Currently, there is no official news regarding Death March season 2. The Studio has not renewed the show for season 2, even though the first season aired in 2018.
There is a lot of source material left for season 2, so if the show gets renewed, source material will not be an issue. For now, we can only hope the show makes a comeback soon, as the Studio is very busy with other projects.
Till then stay tuned as I will keep you updated on any news regarding the renewal of the show.