Two months after the pilot season of The Detective Is Already Dead came to a halt, the series is back in the news. Since September 2021, there has been no update on the return of The Detective Is Already Dead Season 2. But the release of the sixth volume has created a stir in the debate. As the launch of the volume approached, author Nigozyu came forward to answer some questions in regards to the series. So, what did he give away? Is the series returning? Is it canceled? Here is everything you need to know about.
In commemoration of the launch of the sixth volume, the author also launched a new PV. This visual is the main cause of the uproar over the internet. The Detective Is Already Dead anime first came out in July 2021. Studio ENGI is responsible for the animation and production of the series. Keep reading further to know more about the developments in the renewal.
The Detective Is Already Dead Season 2: May Not Be Renewed
Ahead of the release of the much-anticipated, The Detective Is Already Dead light novel, author Nigozyu came out in the public eye to answer some queries. Before the launch of the text, he was asked about the release of the next season of the anime counterpart. Sidelining the question, the creator said that nothing had been decided thus far. Besides this, he refrained from commenting upon the renewal or the production details. This implies that the renewal of the series is still awaited in the decision room.
What Are The Possibilities?
Besides the disheartening news that the creator gave away, the overall chances of the return of The Detective Is Already Dead Season 2 are quite low. Over the course of its run from July 2021 to September 2021, the series failed to impress the audience. While the animation and character designs of the season were commendable, the story followed through sloppy and unhinged episodes. The same is reflected in the official numbers. The IMDb rating of the first season is currently as high as 6.1 out of 10.
Moreover, viewers have rated the series 6.37. On top of this, the series also failed to rank any of its episodes in the top ranks. Even if the story and writing are revived in the next season, there will be lesser eyeballs awaiting the sequel by Studio ENGI. Thus, it is safe to say that the second season of The Detective Is Already Dead might not arrive anytime soon.
The Detective Is Already Dead Season 2: Release Updates
Since the renewal decision of the series is hung on a tight rope, the chances of getting a second season are even lower. However, if the series gets revived after the launch of its light novel, there is a good chance that the makers might put their money on the series. Thus, if The Detective Is Already Dead Season 2 resumes production by the end of this year, the work might finish within six months. Hence, a release cap of a year seems appropriate for the sequel. However, fans should keep their expectations low for the return. Stay tuned with The Anime Daily for more updates.