The official Tiger & Bunny Twitter page has updated with an announcement that the anime series will be receiving a second season in 2022. The upcoming season will feature events that take place after the 2014 film titled, “Tiger & Bunny: The Rising.”
The production team consists of:
- Director: Masafumi Nishida: Director
- Series Composition by Masakazu Katsura
- Character Designer: Hiroaki Hirata
- Production: Bandai Namco Pictures, Sunrise
It has also been reported that Hiroaki Hirata will be reprising his role as Kotetsu T. Kaburagi/ Wild Tiger and Masakazu Morita will be also be returning to reprise his role as Barnaby Brooks Jr.
For those who are unaware, Tiger & Bunny is an anime franchise created in 2011 by Sunrise. The series was directed by Keiichi Sato with the help of Kenji Hamada, Masayuki Ozaki, and Seiji Takeda as producers. Whereas, the anime series was written by Masafumi Nishida. The series was also adapted into a manga series illustrated by Sakakibara Mizuki and published by Kadokawa Shoten. Furthermore, Tiger & Bunny was licensed in North America by Viz Media and distributed by Kazé through Manga Entertainment in the United Kingdom. Additionally, the franchise received a spin-off anime series set in the same universe titled, “Double Decker! & Kirill,” as well as a currently in production live-action film adaptation.
The Tiger & Bunny anime series was set in “NC 1978” in a fictional version of New York City called Stern Bild City. However, 45 years earlier, a group of super-powered individuals called “Next” (Noted Entities with eXtraordinary Talents) appeared. This lead to some of the individuals becoming super heroes and working for various sponsor companies, which included actual real-life companies. The group of heroes’ talents eventually become the focus of the popular TV show called “Hero TV,” where the heroes gain points for their accomplishments. The best among them per season will become the “King of Heroes.”
Now, no other details are confirmed at this time, so please stay tuned for updates.