Iwa-Kakeru Sport Climbing Girls Season 2 is one of the anticipated sports anime sequels. Its first season brings something fresh to the table, and fans really enjoyed watching it. Now, they want to see more of this show to see the remaining journey of Konomi Kasahara. It has already been one and a half years since the anime last aired. As a result, its fans are getting desperate to see its sequel. So, when will the new season come out? Here are all the latest details.
Iwa-Kakeru Sport Climbing Girls is a Japanese sports comedy anime series. It is an adaptation of Ryudai Ishizaka’s manga series of the very title. Last year, Studio Blade decided to adapt the manga’s story to produce a television anime series. Its premiere episode aired on October 4, 2020. Whereas, the anime’s first season finale aired on December 20 of the same year. It ran for the usual twelve episodes.
Iwa-Kakeru Sport Climbing Girls Season 2: Renewal Status
The show received a positive response upon its arrival. The sports genre anime series are already quite popular, but it is very rare to see a show based on a climbing sport. As a result, Iwa-Kakeru caught everyone’s attention. Not only the viewers but the critics also praised the series for its fresh content and intense climbing matches. Also, the anime has all females as leading cast members. So, it becomes a CGDCT (cute girls doing cute things), which is quite popular nowadays.
Currently, the series has an average score of 6.48 on MyAnimeList. Its ratings are average, but the series has a decent fanbase. All of them are demanding to see Iwa-Kakeru Sport Climbing Girls Season 2. So, the increasing demand for the anime’s sequel might convince the makers to give it the green light. If everything goes well, fans might hear the official announcement regarding the same this very year.
Is There Enough Source Material?
Another factor that plays a crucial role in the renewal of any anime is the availability of its source material. This show is based on the Iwa-Kakeru manga. Unfortunately, the manga ran for a very short period of time. It began to serialize in December 2017 and concluded in May 2019. After its conclusion, the manga has been collected into four volumes. The bad news is that Blade studio already used most of its content in the first season. Hence, now they don’t have enough source material for Iwa-Kakeru Sport Climbing Girls Season 2.
Now, if the author agrees to create a rough story for the sequel, only then the production studio will get enough content for it. Hence, the chances for the anime’s return depend upon the mangaka now.
Iwa-Kakeru Sport Climbing Girls Season 2: What Might Happen Next?
In the last episode of Iwa Kakeru’s debut season, the fans witnessed an intense match between Konomi and Anne. Before the finals, Hanamiya was the second-highest point scorer. They were behind Kokureika, the same school Anne representing in the finals. Anne was way too confident in the last match, and she even mocked Konomi after the bouldering section. However, Anne was having a hard time finding the route, whereas Konomi used puzzle-solving tactics and secured the win for Hanamiya.
Now, in Iwa-Kakeru Sport Climbing Girls Season 2, Konomi might perform on the international level in the same sport and go on to face tougher challenges along with her companions.
Iwa-Kakeru Sport Climbing Girls Season 2: Release Date
It is very difficult to guess the release date of any anime, especially when there is no update on its future. But it is likely that the fans will get the most-awaited announcement this very year, and if this happens, they can expect Iwa-Kakeru Sport Climbing Girls Season 2 to premiere in the first half of 2023. We will update this section whenever the renewal arrives. So, stay tuned to TV Season Spoilers.