The next anime season, winter 2021-2022, is bringing back on screens anime sequels of hit series such as Attack on Titan and Demon Slayer. It seems that it will be a season where the top-watched list will be dominated by sequels, as not many new anime of importance are released. Vampires, demons and titans are going to take over the screens in a short time. If you’re not up to date with these series, best not read this article as to not spoil yourself.
Attack on Titan
By far the most anticipated anime of 2022, Shingeki no Kyojin: The Final Season Part 2 picks up from where the first part left off. After attacking Marley head-on, Eren and the inhabitants of Paradis Island start a war with the enemy nation that seeks the destruction of their race. Therefore, Marley sends their titans to attack Paradis Island, and the first part ends with Eren transforming into his titan form to attack the enemy titans of Marley. Final Season Part 2 will animate the last chapters (from chapter 117 to 139) of one of the most famous and beloved anime series. The last season is set to debut on January 10, 2022.
Another one of the anime sequels that is highly anticipated, the second season of Demon Slayer, Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku-hen, will continue from where the movie (Kimetsu no Yaiba Movie: Mugen Ressha-hen) stopped, as the movie is a direct sequel to the first season. The movie ends with Rengoku’s death, sacrificing himself to save Tanjirou, Zenitsu, Inosuke and the passengers of the train from the strong demons that have been attacking the train for a while and causing many casualties. The second season will put on screen the Entertainment Arc, where the adventures of the three new Demon Slayer Corps continue, following the Sound Hashira, Tengen Uzui, to the red-light district where they have to hunt down a demon. The second season will be put on air starting December 5.
The Case Study of Vanitas
Vanitas no Karte 2nd Season is the sequel to the series with the same name that aired this year. The story takes place in a world where vampires exist due to human research and the discovery of a new element that restructured the matter of the world, thus creating vampires. In an alternate Paris in the 19th century, Noé Archiviste travels to search for the famous “Book of Vanitas”, a cursed grimoire with immense power, created by a vampire that wanted the destruction of his species. There, he meets an eccentric doctor named Vanitas that carries that book, using it not to curse vampires, but to heal vampires from curses. The anime will begin to air in January 2022.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
What is a year without a new JoJo season? JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken Part 6: Stone Ocean will appear on screens this December. Set in Florida in 2011, the new season has as protagonist Jolyne Kuujou, Incarcerated in Green Dolphin Street Jail for a crime she did not commit, she loses all hope of salvation. However, a gift from Joutarou awakens her abilities, and she has to find a way to escape from the stone ocean. Yet, her incarceration might not just aim to harm her family but is a part of a big plot.