Lapis Re: Lights Season 2 is one of the most anticipated idol anime sequels. Fans of the 2020 anime have been waiting for its sequel for the past nine months. It is kind of early to ask for a sequel from the makers, but the demand is constantly rising. The characters and animation of the first season are way too good, and the audience is excited to watch more of it. So, when is the anime returning for a second run? Here are all the latest details.
Lapis Re: Lights is a Japanese idol music fantasy multimedia franchise. The anime is a part of this franchise that has an android game and manga adaptation as well. Yokohama Animation Lab animated the first season of this show. Moreover, the anime premiered in Summer 2020 as its first episode aired on July 4. Its first installment consists of only twelve episodes. Whereas, fans saw its last episode on September 19, 2020.
Lapis Re: Lights Anime Review
The first season of the anime started with a blast. It really had a great beginning, and after that, fans have a lot of expectations from it. However, the series failed to fulfill them. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that it is a bad show because it is certainly not. In fact, the great thing about this show it fulfilled one of the most important aspects of an idol anime. It also introduced us to a set of lovable teenage characters.
Its fluid animation and beautiful art made Lapis Re: Lights even more enjoyable. The characters and the animation were the strongest points of this show. Its music also managed to impress the fans. However, story-wise it wasn’t that special. The viewers thought that plot-wise, the anime could’ve been a lot better. Overall, the anime is a decent watch, but not good enough to be called a masterpiece.
Lapis Re: Lights Season 2: Renewal Status
The inaugural installment of Lapis received a mixed response from the viewers and the critics alike. Both of them praised the series for several things, but they quickly pointed out its flaws too. At the time of writing, the anime has a score of 6.62 on MyAnimeList. However, the popularity of this idol animated series is pretty good. It has more than 30K members in its MAL group. These numbers are not very huge, but they aren’t bad as well. The story of the anime is ahead of its manga adaptation.
So, the makers would have to write another story for the sequel, if they ever decide to renew it. Therefore, the chances for Lapis Re: Lights Season 2 to get a green flag is a little low. But if its demand increases, even more, it will likely get a renewal.
Lapis Re: Lights Season 2: Release Date
The premiere date of this show’s second season depends on the time of its renewal. If the makers give the green light to it in the next few months, then Lapis Re: Lights Season 2 episodes might come out sometime in the first half of 2023. We will update this section when the renewal and release date are officially announced. So, stay tuned to The Anime Daily for latest updates.