High Rise Invasion got a great reception on Netflix with a thrilling first season in 2021. Since the end of season 1, fans in New Zealand have eagerly been waiting for High Rise Invasion Season 2.
High Rise Invasion is a horror mystery anime series that premiered on Netflix in 2021 in New Zealand and became the first full-length original anime series to be aired on Netflix.
It is based on the Japanese manga of the same name by Tsuina Miura. The anime adaptation was produced by Studio Zero-G and was licensed by Netflix. The first season of the show had a total of 12 episodes and it was released in New Zealand in February 2021.
Here’s everything we know about High Rise Invasion Season 2 so far.
Will there be High Rise Invasion Season 2? Canceled or Renewed
Unfortunately, there is no news regarding High Rise Invasion Season 2 from Zero-G or Netflix. The first season of the show came out in New Zealand on February 25, 2021, on Netflix, and till today, there is no official announcement regarding the renewal of the series.
However, if we look at the timeline, the chances for another season are very high. The first season ended in 2021 in New Zealand, and it is still too early for another season because anime take years before making a comeback.
Therefore, as long as the show is not canceled by Netflix officially, the possibility of another season is very high.
Netflix has also started investing heavily in anime production and considering the high demand from viewers in New Zealand and social media engagement, who knows the show might get renewed this year.
Anime renewals sometimes take years, and it depends upon various factors like sales, source material, popularity, and profits.
I just want high rise invasion season 2 🙁
— Thorne | KiSU (@UndertaleKevin) July 24, 2022
Since the first season of the High Rise Invasion was a success, we can anticipate that there will be a second season.
The first season of High Rise Invasion ended on Chapter 150 of the manga. That is Volume 12. If you want to continue the story till you wait for season 2, you can read High Rise Invasion Manga Volume 13 in English.
What is High Rise Invasion Season 2 Release Date
Unfortunately, there is no High Rise Invasion Season 2 release date in New Zealand as the show has not been officially renewed by Netflix.
According to the latest updates, the first season of the show ended in February 2021, and Netflix has not made any statement regarding the return of the show.
There are a lot of factors to look for when it comes to the renewal of the series. The most important one is the source material. If we look at the source material, High Rise Invasion’s original manga had a total of 21 volumes and it ended in April 2019.
There is a sequel manga as well named High-Rise Invasion Arrive (天空侵犯arrive) which has a total of 7 tankobon volumes.
The first season of the anime only adapted the first 12 volumes of the manga series, which means there is still plenty of material left for season 2.
There is plenty of other anime series that are still awaiting renewal like Psychic Princess, Toradora, and Blue Spring Ride.
Till then, you can read High-Rise Invasion Manga Volume 1 to follow the story from the start.
High Rise Invasion Reviews and Ratings
High Rise Invasion is highly popular among fans of the action, horror mystery genre. The show has a popularity rating of #780 and an audience score of 6.74 on MyAnimeList.
Critics praise the animation and art of the show along with the mystery and suspense revolving around the plot. However, just like most anime, fans believe the episodes were rushed.
I mean, High rise invasion is a damn underrated 2021 anime. You guys should watch it.
What a cliffhanger tho
— ケン (@HimikuKen) July 21, 2022
On IMDB, High Rise Invasion anime has a rating of 6.5/10. According to critics, it’s a gripping and brutal surviving show filled with a lot of mystery. The thriller anime keeps viewers hooked throughout its tun. It is still very popular among fans in New Zealand.
What is the Story of High Rise Invasion
Upon witnessing a murder, Yuri Honjo trembles in confusion and shock as she runs away from a masked assailant. It turns out that she is entrapped in a world with skyscrapers that are connected by suspension bridges.
Desperately searching for a way out, she discovers that the building she’s in is abandoned and every door is locked. When she makes it to the rooftop she discovers that she is surrounded by tall buildings and her brother is also trapped in this strange place.
Yuri is determined to make it to his brother and leave this place. However, she soon finds out that there are other kids in the buildings as well, along with masked murderers. Will she be able to make it out alive?
High Rise Invasion Season 2 Characters and Cast
High Rise Invasion Season 2 is not confirmed yet. But the action anime already has tons of amazing characters that we can expect to make a comeback in the second season.
Characters Voice Cast
Yuri Honjō Haruka Shiraishi
Mayuko Nise Shiki Aoki
Kuon Shinzaki Akira Sekine
Rika Honjō Junya Enoki
Sniper Mask Yūichirō Umehara
Mamoru Aikawa Jun Fukuyama
Yayoi Kusakabe Yoko Hikasa
Kazuma Aohara Koji Yusa
As of today, Netflix has not made any announcement regarding High Rise Invasion Season 2. Therefore, we don’t know when the anime will return for a second season in New Zealand. As the first season aired in 2021, and there is plenty of source material left, we cannot rule out the possibility of a second season.
Till then, stay tuned, as I will bring you all the latest updates regarding any news regarding the renewal.