When Episodes 11 and 12 saw a delay after an earthquake struck the cities of Japan, fans were skeptical about the future of the series. But on contrary to popular belief, the anime has made a grand return with the biggest announcement of this season. After we learned from the tragedy of 86 Eighty-Six Season 2, that seasons end up losing airing slots after multiple delays. So, anime Orient avoided the situation altogether and aired both the pending episodes one after the other. And now, the second cour of the anime has also been green-lit. Thus, here is everything you need to know about the release of Orient Season 1 Part 2.
After a painfully boring start to the series, Orient quickly becameA one of the most talked-about anime in the current scenario. Even the competition caused by Attack on Titan Final Season and Demon Slayer did nothing to the rising popularity of this new historical fantasy series. First aired in January 2022, the anime is based on the manga of the same name by Shinobu Ohtaka. And now, the second season (cour) is also on its way.
Orient Season 1 Part 2: Gets Green Flag
On Thursday, March 24, 2022, the official website of Orient manga revealed that the anime had been renewed for the second cour. This meant that the first season will continue the story after the 12th episode. In addition, the channels premiering Part 2 were also mentioned along with the release window. The website also made a note of sharing the additional cast names of the upcoming Orient Season 1 Part 2.
What Will Happen Next?
The twelfth episode of the series, “Where This Road Leads,” left many loose ends for us in the story. The first season ends with the conclusion of the Daito Mine arc. Now, the story will continue from the Awaji Island Recapture Operation Arc. This act starts from the 43rd chapter of the manga and runs until the conclusion of the text. But since the original source material is still ongoing, fans are yet to begin with the next arc.
In this storyline, the second season will deal with the battle of Awaji Island. All the events that lead up to the final battle will play out through the second cour. Adding to the hype was the fact that season 1 ended with a cliffhanger and a post-credit scene at the end of it.
Orient Season 1 Part 2: Release Details
So, it was officially announced that the second cour of Orient will air in the month of July. However, the solid release date is yet to be announced. Moreover, fans believe that most of the production work of Orient Season 1 Part 2 is already complete as they were able to recognize familiar voice actors by the end of the season for new characters. If that is true, then the second part will make it to the table in the first week of July itself.
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