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Sanrio Boys Season 2: When to Expect Series to Return?

Everyone in the world is aware of how people have gone through a difficult situation for the past 3 years, and many people have to spend their time alone during these times. Everyone needed a friend in such times. So, snuggling a plushie when you feel lonely isn’t something you should be ashamed of, this is what the Sanrio Boys series has told us.

The combination of anime and stuffed toys was quite joyful for many fans. But as has happened with many series before that, the joy was very short-lived and ended in just 12 episodes. Its fans are yearning for Sanrio Boys Season 2 just like a child yearn for a toy. So, will the anime return with its sequel? Read to know more.

Manga & Anime

Sanrio Boys is actually a Japanese media franchise that was started in November 2015. The main goal of the franchise was to gather popularity and promote the company’s best-selling merchandise.

The series first grabbed a manga adaptation titled Sanrio Danshi, written & illustrated by Mai Andou & published by Shogakukan. The manga has collected 6 volumes during its run from 7th July 2016 to 24th August 2018.

There is also a Visual Novel for IOs & android platforms, which was developed & published by Cybird and was launched on September 13th, 2016.

The series official anime announcement was made on 1st February 2017, at the Sanrio Expo and via its official Twitter handle. The series was directed by Masashi Kudou & produced by Studio Pierrot. It aired 12 episodes from January 6th, 2018 to March 24th, 2018.

Sanrio Boys’ first run didn’t cover all the six volumes of manga and left enough content for the studio to use in Sanrio Boys Season 2.

Will There Be Sanrio Boys Season 2?

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The fans don’t have to worry about the source material as the first season has only covered till 3rd volume of the manga. So, the next 3 volumes are perfect for another 12 episode run.

Also, the series is fairly popular and did its job quite well as a promotional anime. Taking everything in note, the update regarding the second season of the series might hit the internet very soon.

The pandemic did give this media franchise a lot of trouble. However, now it is the perfect time for them to bounce back and recapture the market with the help of another promotional anime, and it goes without saying that Sanrio Boys Season 2 can surely help in that matter. 

Plot Details

The story of Sanrio Boys follows Kouta Hasegawa, who adored his Sanrio Pompompurin plushie gifted by his mother. Though after being bullied and shamed by other kids who called him girly and tomgirl, he grew to scorn his present.

During his high school life, he encountered some boys with different personalities. But, one thing was common between them, and it was their affection for Sanrios. Their passion for the Sanrios took Kouta to a new journey of high school where he can accept what he likes without any secrets and enjoy his life.

The series is sort of relaxing and bliss to watch as it features good comedy with peculiar characters. Now, Sanrio Boys Season 2 might add a pinch of romance to the boys’ lives, with some hilarious internal conflicts, drama, and everything that will only increase their passion for Sanrios.

Sanrio Boys Season 2: Release date

The production has enough source material and the show also has good reasons to return. But studio Pierrot is going to be very busy this year with some long-awaited upcoming anime for 2022  projects that have already been announced. So, fans might need to wait a little bit more.

If everything goes smoothly, Sanrio Boys Season 2 might return by the end of 2023. 

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