The demand for The Strongest Sage With The Weakest Crest Season 2 is on the rise and Studio JC Staff is feeling the pressure already. One of the most rewarded shows of the Fall 2022 slate was c. The adventure fantasy iterating the story of a sage rose to popularity from its first episode. But now, concerns are being raised about its renewal. So, will there be a second season of The Strongest Sage With The Weakest Crest? Here is everything you need to know about it.
Apart from the workforce of a studio and the reception, one major factor affecting renewal is the original plan of the makers. For Shikkakumon no Saikyo Kenja, it was clear that the anime was being made only to boost the sales of the ongoing manga and light novel. So, is the second season canceled? Will it not come back? You will find all the answers in the following sections.
The Strongest Sage With The Weakest Crest Season 2: Renewed Or Not?
The twelfth and final episode of Shikkakumon no Saikyo Kenja aired on March 26, 2022. Since then, neither studio JC Staff, nor any of the staff members have said anything about the return of The Strongest Sage With The Weakest Crest Season 2. Moreover, most season finales tend to end on notes of continuation. This anime did not tease any return in the last episode. But fans can be hopeful as the series got popular during the run and the demand is high even as we write.
Is It Coming Back?
The Strongest Sage With The Weakest Crest Season 2 makes a strong case for getting a renewal. Even though January to March 2022 was reigned by Demon Slayer Season 2 and Attack on Titan Season 4 Part 2, this show found its way to the top. Fans have been sure to rate this fiesta on other platforms as well. The overall IMDb score of the anime is as high as 7.3 stars out of ten. Moreover, the MyAnimeList score is 6.23 stars as of the time of writing.
Being an isekai story, fans have polarizing reviews of the show. MAL users say that the anime was yet another power fantasy. Ever since the adoption of Mushoku Tensei, a platinum standard for isekai has been set in the anime business. Thus, the bar has been rising higher and higher. But the good news is that Shikkakumon no Saikyo Kenja has the potential to reach that level of complexity in the story.
The Strongest Sage With The Weakest Crest Anime Compared To Manga
Shikkakumon no Saikyo Kenja anime is the direct adoption of the light novel of the same name. The work was created Shinkoshoto in December 2016. The light novel has released fourteen volumes as of 2022 and other books continue to release new chapters. As of the time of writing, there is no published translation of the books. Thus, there is no count of how many volumes the first season has covered so far. But since the material has 14 volumes, it is apparent that Season 1 has not used more than six books.
There is more than enough material left for the first season. This also implies that the western markets were never the first priority of the anime’s release. The makers are focused on the Japanese viewers who will buy the manga and the LN. Even so, the anime did gain good reviews in the west.
What Will Happen In Season 2?
The first season ended with a cliffhanger leaving behind many questions for the viewers. The battle taking place between Zardias and Matthias was the climax of season 1. Meanwhile, a parallel fight between Alma and Lurie also took center stage. However, Eduard reached the spot right on time to help Laurie. However, the other fight did not see a happy ending. Matthias was attacked by Zardias and faced inflicted consequences. Towards the end of the season, Matthias comes to the conclusion that they have only touched the surface of the conflict.
There was an even stronger demon operating at a distance. In the second season, the entire troop will march to the Syhill Empire to find out the root cause of the turmoil. This will be the formal introduction of the strongest demon. The Strongest Sage With The Weakest Crest Season 2 will also take a look at how Laurie and Matthias come closer during this quest.
The Strongest Sage With The Weakest Crest Season 2: Release Date
So, when is The Strongest Sage With The Weakest Crest Season 2 releasing? Unfortunately, Season 2 has not been renewed by the makers. Thus, it will take a long to come back. JC Staff is a busy studio and has many projects at hand at the time of writing. Thus, the production will not continue this year. The work will begin by the end of this year at the earliest. Afterward, it will take one year to create another single-cour season.
Thus, the sequel is likely to release by Fall 2024. In case there are any updates of the anime before this time, you will get the update only on this page. Thus, stay in touch with The Anime Daily to get more updates on the same.