You are probably bored by the isekai anime series, but some fans still want to see By the Grace of the Gods Season 2. The anime adaptation comes from the light novel of the same name, written by Roy.
Roy began writing the series on the Shousetsuka ni Naroi website in July 2015. It is one of the popular series on the website, gaining more than 300 million views. Hobby Japan then started publishing the series under the HJ Novels imprint, with the illustration provided by Ririnra. The latest book, the tenth volume, was released on December 22, 2020.
Maho Films produced the first season of By the Grace of the Gods in 2020, directed by Yuuji Yanase. Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime) worked as the series composition, while Kaho Deguchi provided the character design.
Besides anime adaptation, the series also got manga adaption by Ranran. The manga began its serialization in November 2017 in the Manga UP! application, with the physical book published by Square Enix.
Just like we mentioned in the beginning, By the Grace of the Gods has your typical isekai trope. The main character dies at the beginning of the story and the being reborn in another world. While not unique, it differs from the normal isekai series by showing a relaxing and chill story.
So, is By the Grace of the Gods Season 2 announced yet? Here is everything we know about it.
Will there be By the Grace of the Gods Season 2?
Rejoice because By the Grace of the Gods Season 2 has already been announced! It took some time, though, to hear this great news.
The first season, which was listed with 12 episodes, ended on December 20, 2020. There was no announcement about the second season in the last episode, just like you see in other anime. It then changed when the official anime site broke the news about the renewal of the series.
Funimation, which has the license to release the series for the western audience, also confirmed the new season. It would stream By the Grace of the Gods Season 2 simultaneously with Japan broadcast.
So, there you go, guys, the big news from us.
By the Grace of the Gods Season 2 Release Date
Sadly, even though it was already announced, there is no official release date for By the Grace of the Gods Season 2. But, at least, it is confirmed, so we can gladly wait.
If not this year, we probably could see By the Grace of the Gods Season 2 in 2022, specifically in the fall. The first season aired in October 2020; therefore, it could follow the same pattern. Otherwise, it could come in 2023, only God and Maho Film Film know.
For the story of By the Grace of the Gods Season 2, it is confirmed that it will take place three years after the end of the first season.
Plot of By the Grace of the Gods
The story follows Ryouma Tekebayashi, a child who lives in the deep forest. Ryouma has a strange hobby, which is keeping slimes as his pets. He also has a different body build than any child and a talent to use magic.
Unbeknownst to other people, Ryouma is actually a lonely man who is reborn after an unfortunate accident. Because of Ryouma's hardships in his previous life, three gods give him a second chance and send him to another world as a child.
With god's blessing and knowledge from the previous life, Ryouma begins the new adventure with one goal in mind, to lead a happy life.