We all have been waiting for the last eight years, fans have done all they could have to support the renewal of Unbreakable Machine Doll Season 2. From petitions to social media posts, they’ve already put enough pressure on the anime’s producers. However, none of the companies related to it have confirmed the sequel. The fans miss this harem-romance story with all the fan service. But sadly, according to recent rumors, Studio Lerche might cancel the series anytime soon. Is there any hope for its return after a long break?
Unbreakable Machine Doll is a popular media franchise that originated from a Japanese light novel series written by Reiji Kaito and illustrated by Ruroo. It began serialization back in November 2009 and has released a total of seventeen volumes until July 2017. Later in 2010, there was a manga adaptation that ran for six years until 2016 for nine volumes of manga series. In 2013, Studio Lerche decided to debut this anime and it became an instant hit after 12 episodes and 6 OVAs. Now is there any chance for this anime to return?
Unbreakable machine Doll Season 1: Recap Story
In an alternate historical version of the United Kingdom in the early 20th century, scientists have created a mixture of technology and sorcery known as Machinart, circuits made from spells that are put into objects to bring them to life and give them artificial intelligence. These Automatons were developed as a military weapon and spread throughout the world; the humans in charge of them became known as puppeteers.
A puppeteer named Raishin Akabane comes from Japan to Liverpool to study at Walpurgis Royal Academy of Machinart, along with his automaton Yaya. Once every four years, the Academy holds the Night Party, a competition where puppeteers use their automatons to fight in hopes of obtaining the title of Wiseman. Raishin. However, they enter the school and the competition in order to get revenge on a mysterious genius who killed the other members of Raishin's family.
Unbreakable Machine Doll Season 2: Renewal Status
Eight years after the first season, some rumors have been raised claiming the anime’s cancellation. Well, fortunately, Studio Lerche or any other company has neither renewed nor canceled the sequel as of today. In the absence of any official announcement, it’s hard to say if the series will ever return. However, the chances of returning are relatively low.
One of the main issues standing ahead of Unbreakable Machine Doll Season 2 renewal is its source material. Unlike original anime, adaptations only survive as long as there’s content to promote. Unfortunately, now that the Unbreakable Machine Doll light novel and manga series have ended, the anime might not get another chance at the screens.
The Unbreakable Machine-Doll light novel series has a total of seventeen volumes. Whereas, the first season of the anime adapted the first four LN volumes. Hence, the second installment will probably cover the next four volumes. Even after that, Studio Lerche will have enough source material for two more seasons
Unbreakable Machine Doll Season 2: Release Date
Fans are still waiting for the official renewal of Unbreakable Machine Doll Season 2. Well, even if the green flag comes right away, Studio Lerche will take a few years to animate the new episodes. In any circumstances, the sequel might not premiere anytime sooner than early 2023.
However, fans can save the anime from cancellation through online support. Well, if enough people sign petitions demanding one more season, they might convince the studio. Moreover, social media posts can also pressurize Studio Lerche to renew the anime. They want to see all the future fan services with the animation and storyline. So keep updating and never give up!