Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside is a popular anime series based on a light novel by Zappon. The first season of the anime adaptation aired from October 6, 2021 to December 22, 2021, and received positive reviews from fans and critics alike. The story follows Red, a former member of the Hero’s party who was kicked out for being weak and useless. He decides to start a new life as an apothecary in a remote village, but his past soon catches up.
Will there be a season 2 of Banished from the Hero’s Party?
The good news is that season 2 of Banished from the Hero’s Party has been officially confirmed by the anime’s official Twitter account on December 22, 2021, right after the finale of season 1. The announcement also revealed a teaser visual and a promotional video for the upcoming season, which you can watch below.
‘Banished from the Hero’s Party’ is confirmed to return for season 2. It is also set to be released in January 2024. The announcement was made with a trailer during the Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko 35th Anniversary Festa held on September 24, 2023. You can check out the trailer and visual below. Satoshi Takafuji is directing the second season at studio Flad.
What will happen in season 2 of Banished from the Hero’s Party?
Season 2 of Banished from the Hero’s Party will continue the story of Red and his friends as they face new challenges and enemies in their peaceful village. The teaser visual shows Red holding a sword and standing next to Ruti, his younger sister and the current leader of the Hero’s party. This suggests that season 2 will explore more of their relationship and backstory and why Red was banished in the first place.
The promotional video also hints at some new characters and events in season 2, such as a mysterious woman with white hair and red eyes, a masked man with a scythe, and a giant dragon. These indicate that season 2 will have more action and drama than season 1, as Red must confront his past and protect his present.
Who are the cast and staff of Banished from the Hero’s Party season 2?
The cast and staff of Banished from the Hero’s Party season 2 have not been officially announced yet, but we can assume that they will be mostly the same as season 1. This means that we can expect to hear Ryota Suzuki as Red, Kanon Takao as Ruti, Kana Ichinose as Rit, Sora Amamiya as Yarandrala, Taku Yashiro as Ares, Kaede Hondo as Flora, and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Albert.
The staff of season 1 included Makoto Hoshino as the director, Megumi Shimizu as the scriptwriter, Ruriko Watanabe as the character designer, Yasuyuki Yamazaki as the music composer, and Wolfsbane as the animation studio. They will likely reprise their roles for season 2 as well.
Where can I watch Banished from the Hero’s Party season 2?
Banished from the Hero’s Party season 2 will be available to stream on Funimation, which is also the official licensor of the series in North America. Funimation offers subbed and dubbed versions of the anime so that you can choose your preferred language option. You can watch Banished from the Hero’s Party season 1 on Funimation to catch up or refresh your memory before season 2 arrives.