Monster Strike the Animation Gets 2nd Season in April
The official YouTube channels for the Monster Strike the Animation net series posted videos on Saturday to announce that the second season will premiere on April 1, 2017.
The anime is based on mixi‘s mobile game. The game’s staff reports over 35 million players worldwide.
The net anime centers on protagonist Ren Homura, who returns to his hometown of Kaminohara, but something in his memories tells him he didn’t really live in Kaminohara before. After the Monster Strike app is forcefully installed on his phone, the game and its battles start to help him piece together his scattered memories. Ren also uncovers the truth about the smartphone game.
The Monster Strike net anime series premiered in October 2015, and the 50th and final episode of the first season ran on December 1. The entire series is streaming on YouTube with English subtitles. Crunchyroll is also streaming the series after it ended.
The Monster Strike The Movie prequel opened this month, and it topped the Japanese box office in its first weekend.